Plant Your Old Crocs in Your Garden


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  What a beautiful day which only means one thing, time to get in the garden and turn my crocks into adorable planters. I had plenty of flowers over flowing  in pots needing to be thinned out and today was the perfect day. While cleaning under the work bench I came across four crocs that make adorable planters you can hang from a chair, a fence or even just sit them flat in your garden.  I always hang a couple from two metal chairs that have loops to hook into. This project is … [Read more...]

Your Garden – Organic Pest Control


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If you can’t wait to get outside on a sunny day or even an ugly day consider that you have a true passion for gardening. If it’s your goal to find ways to protect your plants from weather conditions so you can enjoy them the following spring it's safe to say you love gardening. The desire for free organic vegetables alone makes you a gardener, but being organic is not as easy as we wish it to be. Do you prefer to mow and be done with it or do you want an sitting area with flowers  to relax … [Read more...]

Start Planning Your Garden Now


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Thanksgiving Centerpiece


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  This is one of my favorite Thanksgiving centerpieces to make. I took 2 photos to show how it looks in a casual setting and a more formal one.  You can make these in any size to fit any area you wish. I've also made several mini centerpieces and placed them throughout the house for the gathering then sent them home with my guests. The only item I had to buy was the fresh pumpkin. My neighbors flower beds are in full bloom so I raided hers (I asked first). The greens are from my own … [Read more...]

Garden Spot – Fall Bulb Planting


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Now that fall is here, I think a lot about planting and garden maintenance. Wait a minute, when don’t I think about that! What is one of the classic gardening activities in the fall after clearing out the leaves? Fall bulb planting. There’s no better season for planting bulbs to provide years of enjoyment for very little time and money. Here are a few bulb planting tips to ensure the best results for next season. What to plant Among the most popular of the winter-flowering bulbs are the … [Read more...]

$10 for 100 Assorted Resin Flowers


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  $10 for 100 Assorted Resin Flowers! Perfect for Embellishing Crafts or Making Jewelry! 100 Assorted resin flowers. Perfect for embellishing all those cute crafts you've been working on. Create rings, earrings, hairpins, bookmarks, paperclips, and so much more! Sizes range from 8mm - 15mm. Colors and styles will vary.     … [Read more...]

Mom's Personal Garden Retreat


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The perfect gift for Mom on Mother’s day is giving her her own personal garden retreat, a private sitting area under a tree where she can drink tea and read or have a glass of wine and watch the sun set.  I did mine over a weekend out front under the big oak tree.  I like socializing with the neighbors and one has a dog named Oli who loves playing ball in my yard (he thinks it’s a park), you may choose a more quite spot in the back yard.  I also have these squirrels that think that if they leave … [Read more...]

$18 for $40 in Mother's Day Flowers


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If you haven't ordered your Mother's Day flowers yet, here's your chance to do so and save yourself a few bucks.  Mother's Day is one of the biggest markups for flowers (aside from Valentine's Day).  Save a little bit when you order! Head on over and check out this great deal that's being offered today through Enchanted Florist.  You can get $40 in Mother's Day flowers for just $18! $18 for $40 in Mother's Day Flowers It's this simple - purchase the voucher, go online, and order your flowers. … [Read more...]

What Kind Of Gardener Are You?


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Are You a Beginner or Advanced Gardner How do you define a gardener?  According to the American Heritage Dictionary they define gardener as: One who works in or tends a garden for pleasure or hire.  If you can’t wait to get outside on a sunny day or even an ugly day consider that you have a true passion for gardening.   If its your goal to find ways to protect your plants from weather conditions so you can enjoy them the next year you are a gardener. Are you a beginner gardener?   Are … [Read more...]