Gardening Quiz

This gardening quiz is a fun way to see what kind of gardener you are based on a series of questions. Personality tests are always to much fun. Here’s one that may show just what type of gardener you are.  Enjoy the quiz. (use the bar on the right to scroll down and start)  … [Read More]

7 Succulent Tips and 5 Succulent Mistakes to Master Echeveria Species, Cacti, and More

This succulent tips article is written by my daughter Emily. She has been researching and experimenting with succulents for a while now, and has some great insights on how to care for these popular beauties. Succulents can make excellent houseplants as well as charming additions to any garden, if you follow their pesky rules. Unlike most… [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]

Time to Dig In: Simple Tips for Preparing Your Spring Garden

In my neck of the woods spring is just around the corner and if you like gardening as much as I do, then you’re probably itching to get out and dig in the dirt. I am happy to announce that I am joining a group of fabulous garden bloggers for the season, to present Tuesdays… [Read More]

10 Great Gardening Hacks and Tricks to Use this Season

Are you new to gardening? Maybe you have some experience gardening, but feel frustrated with at all the “musts” or “must not” to dos in the garden. Today I wanted to share with you a few gardening hacks from some fellow gardeners. These tried and true tricks may be just the thing to help you… [Read More]

A Garden Lovers Gift Guide for 2016 Holiday Shopping

It’s that time of year again, and in honor of Cyber Monday, I’m helping out with some inspiration from the gardening realm. This garden lovers gift guide lists some new, and a few tried and true favorites, for your shopping pleasure.   Bonus: I’m linking up with a bunch of other blogger friends who have curated their… [Read More]

DIY Crate to Rolling Plant Stand Tutorial

During the winter I haul my Meyer Lemon tree from the dining room to the kitchen sink to water it. This is getting to be quite an effort, especially as the plant grows. Watering the tree in the sink allows me to drench the plant weekly, or even bi-weekly during the fall and winter. Over watering,… [Read More]