PINE BARREN WREATH

Dated: 10/30/2014

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Living in The Pine Barrens we are surrounded by free pine cones.  Now if you think, “So what?”  I was astounded in my travels to see how much a bag of pine cones or pine cone wreath itself costs.  And here they are free in my back yard.  There are many sites that show how to make a pine cone wreath.  Just Google it.  But mainly it is drill a hole in the pine cone and place a wire into the cone, put the wire into a styrofoam  wreath.   Another choice is to hot glue gun them onto another type of wreath that any craft store has.   Or wrap wire, preferably florist wire, around the bottom “leaf” of the pine cone one after the other until you have a string of pine cones.  Then wrap the pine cone string around the wreath filling in the holes between the pine cones.  Since I have free acorns in my back yard, they can also be drilled and used as decorations.   Cut lengths of hemp or coat thread approximately 16 inches or longer. Tie a knot on one end and thread twine onto an upholstery needle. Puncture cranberries with needle and slide onto hemp twine, making a string of berries long enough to wrap around wreath one time filling in the spaces between the cones. So when you are raking leave in your back yard, have the children go on a scavenger hunt for free acorns and pine cones. This is a way to enjoy the season and appreciate the nature of our Pine Barrens.

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