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]

5 Simple Tips To Create Beautiful Hanging Flower Containers

Planting beautiful hanging flower containers is probably my very favorite thing to do in the spring. For years I would shop on Mother’s Day weekend, and plant all of my planters while my hubby helped out with the kids. It was a really special treat for me, and even though my kids are now grown, I… [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]

10 Cut Flower Perennials That Are Easy To Grow

Many perennials make beautiful floral arrangements in the home. I love cutting some and placing them in vases around the house, especially when we have a party. So today I’m sharing ten of my favorites. All are perennials which means they will come back year after year, and all are easy to grow. Easy Cut Flower Perennials… [Read More]

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Easy Poinsettia Arrangement for the Holidays

You can find them everywhere this time of year, and though they do come in many pretty shapes and sizes now, the average poinsettia in a pot can be a little boring. Why not make a poinsettia arrangement for the holidays by cutting the flowers and placing them in a vase? Easy Poinsettia Arrangement for the… [Read More]

Egg Carton Flower Garland for Your Holiday Decor

This tutorial for an egg carton flower garland is super easy. You do have to save as many cartons as you need for your string of lights. In may case, I used a 70 bulb string of lights, which more than filled our large mantel. That meant having six egg cartons to save. Egg Carton… [Read More]

Using Plants & Flowers to Add that Special Touch

Today I am joining a great group of women, who are writing about blogging in their fifties. For me, my piece of wisdom is; trust your gut. Usually I find that if I like it, many others will too. One thing I like to do, is add that special touch to my home and gifts, through… [Read More]