A garden with no plants? why would I want that??? Some of us plant obsessed people may not get it. BUT, there’s a ton of reasons this little project can come in handy! Maybe you know that perfect someone to give an enchanting gift, but they don’t have such a green thumb. Maybe you need light-weight, mess-free centerpieces […]
If you’ve been reading our blog, you probably figured out that I am totally obsessed with fairy gardens. So making fairy houses would just come naturally. They’re the basis of a fairy garden. Tiny landscapes where little people live, I mean, come on. How awesome is that. I’ve built so many fairy houses, from wood, from concrete, from clay… I have […]
Pallet gardens are all the rage. From veggies and herbs, to annuals to succulents, a pallet garden is clever and beautiful! Here are 10 pallet garden ideas for you to create. Succulent Pallet Gardens I’m a sucker for succulents, especially vertical succulents. This gorgeous pallet garden is filled with drought tolerant, easy to care for plants and looks amazing. The […]
Itching to know what type of soil you have??? forget soil tests, look no further than the weeds that grow in your gardens. I just ran across this mega-interesting article explains what the weeds in your garden are telling you. It lists the most common weeds and what type of soil they grow best in. […]
The first year I started the nursery, I was given a clump of ribbon grass to add to my small collection of plants. I planted it out and was so thrilled at how fast it grew. ‘This is gonna be a great start to the nursery’, I thought. I got 12 plants out of 1 […]
Ive been working on this experiment. Instead of composting in a pile or a bin, Ive been throwing my garbage straight in the gardens. Have I done the unthinkable? I’ll tell you how and why I’ve been doing this.
Before winter after fall, that one week before it really gets cold is the week to protect your new or in danger shrubs from them cute rabbits. I use 3′ tall chicken fencing. Burlap can also be used. When protecting shrubs from rabbits, I find it important to use stakes or old utility flags bent […]