Planning Next Year’s Garden Considerations

Planning next year’s garden is something you may want to consider before winter. Making notes now will keep you ahead of the game come spring. This is our final Tuesdays in the Garden series and today we are talking about getting the garden ready for winter. Every year in the fall I assess my garden… [Read More]

See What’s Blooming in the Garden: Summer Garden Tour

This summer garden tour post is part of the Tuesdays In The Garden session where we are sharing garden harvests. When you are mainly an ornamental gardener your harvests include more flowers than veggies, and today the theme for Tuesdays In The Garden is garden harvest, so I thought I’d showcase some of my pretty… [Read More]

How to Beautify your Garden Path with Brick Word Art

Brick word art is super simple and is a great way to add beauty and whimsy to the garden. Use as a stepping stone or pretty accent piece. When I was a kid we often painted rocks during the summer. I remember everyone wanted to paint ladybugs and toadstools. Today, there is a huge resurgence… [Read More]

7 Helpful Tips for Tackling Weeds in Your Garden

It’s Tuesdays in The Garden, and this week we are discussing planning for summer. I don’t know about you, but weeds are a major issue for me in the summer. I do my best to block with mulch in the spring, but come mid-summer watch out. Maybe you have the same problem. This is why… [Read More]

9 Ways That Gardening Can Improve Your Mental Health

Everyone knows that a little bit of physical activity each day is vital to your health and happiness, but when it comes to gardening, there may be even more health-related reasons to get out there in the dirt. How Gardening Improves Mental Health Gardening, spending time around plants, and getting fresh air can have a positive… [Read More]

How to Work the Color Wheel to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Last fall we had a giant red maple tree removed from the very front of our house. This left a noticeable bare spot. I haven’t decided what to plant there permanently yet, because I know there will be more sun in this area, I’m just not sure how much. However, the bare spot does nothing… [Read More]

Favorite Top 10 Scented Plants Perfect in the Garden

This week for Tuesdays in the Garden I’m sharing my favorite top 10 scented plants. Our theme is favorite gardening tips, and though I love to buy beautiful plants, those that are also fragrant top the list. I’ll give you a little bit about why I like them, and some basic facts about their cold… [Read More]