Learn about using natural jute twine in your home and garden. It's a great inexpensive way to assist in the garden and add to your decor.
Using natural jute twine is not a new concept. However, this inexpensive product can go a long way in assisting you in the garden and provides a nice rustic feel in your home decor. This 100% biodegradable material is perfect for all kinds of uses.
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Way of Using Natural Jute Twine
In the Garden
For years people have been using it in the garden to train climbers and support plants without damaging their stems.
Here I'm tying bundles of herbs at the end of the season to use as fragrant firestarters for the winter.
The creative vegetable gardener is using twine to hang her garlic to cure after harvest. Read more about harvesting and curing garlic here.
Grow a Good Life uses twine to hold unruly prolific tomato bushes up at the end of the season in her article about her Early September Garden.
Garden Therapy shows you How to Make a Pea Trellis using twine to train the plants to grow straight and tall. This is one where she got the kids involved.
In the Home
Twine is used here as a hanging teacup planter.
A Night Owl Blog shows you how to make a Twine Wrapped Lampshade.
How about this beautiful Jute Wrapped Monogram Wreath by Two Twenty One.
Southern Revivals has a great tutorial on a DIY Twine Pendant Light which looks likes a ton of fun to make.
Make A Gift Of It
I poked a hole in the mason jar lid and used glue to attach a washer to cover it. Then I spray painted them with seaside and machinery gray spray paint. You can also buy mason jar lids created to hold straws and use them as a dispenser.
This would be a great gift for Mother's Day, teacher appreciation, new homeowners, or just because.