If you’ve seen or purchased any of my tube vase stands from my Etsy shop, then you may think they are limited to plant decor. However, if you’re not into plant propagation, that is perfectly fine! Let’s take a look at a few of the different ways you can style these stands to fit your home decor.
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It’s time to get real. No one is perfect. ESPECIALLY when you are diving into something new. Let’s go over some of the gardening mistakes that went down this year and how I plan to learn from them to up my gardening game next year! Continue reading “5 Improvements to Up My Gardening Game”
Hanging and drying lavender fresh from the garden can also add a touch of decor to your home! This tutorial takes little time, almost no money, and is super easy for any DIYer! Continue reading “DIY Lavender Hanging Tutorial”
Bugs are a critical part of the ecosystem. They are usually a sign of healthy plant-life and play their roles to keep our flowerbeds happy. All I want to know is… WHY ARE THEY SO GROSS?! Continue reading “Bugs vs Gardeners: How I Work with Them (Or Not)”
Starting my first season as a gardener, although exciting, has not been without its challenges! Easy-to-grow plants and flowers that require low maintenance are extremely useful as you build your knowledge of plant-care and gradually move up to more advanced gardening projects. Proven Winners Supertunias® weren’t the first in my garden but I sure wish they had been! Here are five reasons that these easy-to-grow Supertunias have helped grow my confidence as a new gardener. Continue reading “Easy-to-Grow Flowers for Amateur Gardeners”
Remember in a previous post, Trying Out Some Succulents, where I discussed a certain Humpty Dumpty Alberta Spruce that my boyfriend wanted? If you would have asked me a week ago if I’d plant this shrub in my yard, I would have laughed. Well, despite my initial aversion, I caved.
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One thing you should know about my garden design plans is that they change…constantly. However, when I come across something I just have to have, it tends to stick. Here are some flowers and plants I loved! Continue reading “Flowers I Used to Spruce Up the Patio”
It’s been established that I may or may not have a problem when it comes to impulse-buying flowers. It doesn’t help that there is a cute little flower shop directly on my walk home (I make sure I’m conveniently on the correct side of the road). Unfortunately this purchase did not involve that shop but another nursery in town. Wilson Nurseries had a BOGO sale on their pansies and I had a lot of space to fill in the garden…need I say more? Continue reading “Pansies? Wimps? Not Even Close!”
Succulents are supposed to be fairly easy to grow. Keeping them alive will let me know if I’m cut out for this gardening hobby (the jury is still out on that one)! Continue reading “Succulents: Trying Them Out for the First Time”
As a kid, I remember watching my mom get up diligently every morning to water her flowers (unless it rained, of course). They were beautiful all summer long so naturally, my instinct with my own garden was to follow suit. Continue reading “Water Problems? Cut the Water Works!”