How To Make A Living Wreath

This living wreath project makes a great gift or something that you can use to adorn your home. I have used herbs and ground covers in this project, but you can also use annuals. Just keep in mind that low-growing and trailing plants work best and think about the level of sun in the area… [Read More]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Here’s a Mother’s Day gift guide with 10 affordable ideas to consider for mom, if you don’t have the time or inclination to make one yourself. If you are the handmade type, you may also be interested in our Tuesdays in the Garden post where everyone shared ideas for easy to make Mother’s day gifts. Mother’s… [Read More]

Using Natural Jute Twine in Your Home and Garden

Using natural jute twine is not a new concept. However, this inexpensive product can go a long way in assisting you in the garden and provides a nice rustic feel in your home decor. This 100% biodegradable material is perfect for all kind of uses.  Using Natural Jute Twine in Your Home and Garden this… [Read More]

How to Create a Wood Crate Flower Centerpiece

We had so much fun creating a wood crate flower centerpiece at our girls’ getaway weekend. Each year myself and two long time friends go away for the weekend, and stay at my friend’s sister’s farmhouse in the mountains. Most of the time we talk, shop and eat. However, the last couple of years we… [Read More]

Planter Accessories: How to Make Garden Charms

Last year one of my friends gave me a beautiful small hydrangea bush for my birthday. Inside the pot she also had a tiny stone angel wind chime that read ” A True Friend is a Gift.” This gave me an idea to make some garden charms complete with a fun saying or phrase. It… [Read More]

Garden Matter – Top 10 Posts of 2016

Happy New Year! As you can see this post is coming out on a Monday. For 2017, Garden Matter will be posting on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Mondays will be dedicated to garden-related posts. On Wednesdays you will find more projects, including DIYs, decorating, and crafts, including this month’s $100 room makeover event starting this… [Read More]

Using Word Clouds to Create Gift Tags and Cards

My Christmas stencil challenge inspired me to look into word clouds. These are the images composed of a group of words in different directions, colors and sizes. The stencil I used was a square but I’ve noticed they can be any shape, even a Christmas tree. Creating Gift Tags & Cards with Word Clouds this post contains affiliate links… [Read More]