Autumn Garden Cleanup: How to Prepare for Winter

In many parts of the country, October is time to tidy up and wrap up the garden. (Apologies to those warm climate gardeners still growing strong into the winter). As plants are slowing their growth and dying, there’s lots of chores and cleaning out to do to get ready for winter. Perennial flower gardens need […]

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Make a No-Sew Pumpkin Costume for Halloween

How to Hang Halloween Decorations

Looking for a last-minute Halloween costume that won’t take hours to make?! Try your hand at this no-sew pumpkin costume! This low-cost DIY costume idea is ideal for anyone in need for a quick and easy outfit for Halloween. And it’s perfect for kids and grown-ups alike! It only takes a few minutes to throw […]

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Wedding Decorating with VELCRO® Brand Garden Ties

September is a beautiful month in Vermont to get married. Recently my niece decided to, not only get married in September, but to do it at our house. We were happy to help her and her husband create a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony and celebration at our home. We were particularly happy to help with […]

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CREATE A FUN ATTENDANCE TRACKER FOR YOUR CLASSROOM

attendance tracker race game for september final with winners

Tired of the same old attendance roll-call? Get creative with how you keep track of your students’ attendance this year. Use our easy step-by-step guide below to create a fun, interactive attendance tracker race game display for your classroom. Not only will it look great in your classroom but it can also serve as a lesson in responsibility. By nominating a student […]

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FOUR BACK TO SCHOOL HACKS EVERY PARENT NEEDS

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Summer has come and gone and it is once again the start of a new school year. If you’re a parent, getting back into the school routine can be quite daunting and stressful. From figuring out everyone’s daily schedules, to making sure everyone has what they need for their classes, kids aren’t the only ones […]

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GET ROAD TRIP READY WITH OUR HOW-TO CAR ORGANIZATION GUIDE

suv trunk organization with stayhold cargo organizers

Trying to get a last minute weekend trip in before summer ends and the kids have to go back to school? Or, is your road tripping season just beginning (did someone say foliage???)? Avoid the chaos of a messy car with our road trip car organization guide. We’ve tackled how to keep each part of […]

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5 BACK TO SCHOOL HACKS EVERY TEACHER NEEDS

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Back-to-school is just around the corner. While some of us are trying to squeeze in the last drops of summer, for teachers, it’s time to start getting ready for the new school year. We know what a busy time that can be. To help out, and possibly free up some time for one more beach […]

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Summer Gardening Videos of Velcro® Brand Garden Products

There’s nothing like seeing VELCRO® Brand Garden Products in action. Recently I spent 2 days shooting promotional and educational videos for VELCRO® Brand Garden Products at a nursery in New Hampshire. It was sunny, hot and fun! Many gardeners know about the versatility, ease of use and durability of the VELCRO® Brand Garden Ties. I’ve […]

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Velcro® Brand Garden Ties Support Colorful Peppers

One of the treats of growing up an Italian-American was eating my mother’s homemade sauteed hot sausage and fried peppers, with Italian bread. The sausage was hot, the Italian bull’s horn peppers were sweet and it everything was dripping with basil infused olive oil. Yum! I’m a vegetarian now, but I still enjoy those sweet […]

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Introducing the VELCRO® Brand Ambassador Movement

The VELCRO® Brand Ambassador Movement

We want to introduce you to the VELCRO® Brand Ambassador Movement, also known as the VAM! The VAM is a special place where we collaborate and engage with our customers, fans, bloggers and influencers. We know there are tons of unique and unusual ways our consumers have been using VELCRO® Brand products over the years, […]

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Saving Gardening Seeds with Charlie Nardozzi

Seed Storage with the VELCRO Brand

Late summer and fall are perfect times to collect and save seeds from your flower and vegetable gardens. Collecting seeds is a good way to replant the same variety next year and save some money. While most seeds can be saved for one year and germinate and grow well, some vegetables and flowers, if stored […]

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Give an Old Bookcase New Life with Hidden Storage

VELCRO Brand DIY Bookcase Decoration

We all have that one piece of furniture that is still useful, but looks tired and dated. Or you find a functional piece (like a bookcase or cabinet) but before giving it a place of honor in your home, it needs to be revitalized. Fortunately, it doesn’t take magic to give new life to old […]

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Plant Protection with Charlie Nardozzi

No matter how healthy your soil and vigorous your plants, sometimes they need protection from pests and the weather. Whether you’re protecting tender spring or fall seedlings after transplanting from insects and animals or helping your shrub make it through a harsh winter, plant protection is one way a gardener can make a difference. Plant […]

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Flower Staking with Charlie Nardozzi

VELCRO Brand Flower Staking

By mid summer the flower garden is exploding with color. But if you’re growing tall, stalky perennials such as delphiniums, hollyhocks, and lilies, or even annuals such as gladiolus and snapdragons, to look their best they may need some support to stay upright. There’s nothing worse than your prized flowers flopping onto the ground after […]

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Six Hacks for Organizing your Messy Workbench

Organization isn’t just for the prettiest parts of your home—it can also make a huge difference when you’re building, tinkering, or fixing. After all, who wants to spend the whole afternoon rummaging around for that wood screw that you could swear you just saw a second ago. It’s especially frustrating when you’re elbows-deep in sawdust and have already made two trips to the hardware store today. Remember when Dad would disappear into the garage and all the sudden you’d hear a streak of swear words from that general direction? This is why!

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