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]

Make an Inexpensive Herb Garden in a Burlap Sack

Make an inexpensive herb garden in a burlap sack. The perfect portable gift for those who like gardening and cooking. It can be set near a door for easy access, so you can snip what you need quickly, even if it’s raining outside. Today’s theme for Tuesdays in the Garden is Mother’s Day garden-themed gifts… [Read More]

Making Bath Salts with Herbs and Essential Oils

Making bath salts is a fun and easy craft, and makes a great gift for any time of year.  This project starts with Epsom salts and essential oils. Then you add layers of dried herbs for added beauty and health benefits. Best of all, it looks so pretty in the jar. Making Bath Salts with… [Read More]

10 Amazing Appetizer Recipes

Here are 10 appetizer recipes that you can make for your own party, or to bring to the next gathering. All are pretty easy to make and contain a variety of easy to find ingredients. Want the recipe? Simply click on the image or recipe title below. FINGER FOOD Summer Tomato Bruschetta Great in the… [Read More]

5 Multi-talented and Useful Herbs to Grow

Today I’m sharing 5 multi-talented, useful herbs, that are a must for any garden. If you are new to gardening, one of the best types of plants to grow are herbs. This top five is not only pretty to look at, they are all perennials, which means they will come back year after year. You… [Read More]

Missing Bee Mystery – The Buzz on Vanishing Bees

Have you heard about the missing bees? It seems that honeybees in the United States and Europe have been dying at an alarming rate. A condition called “colony collapse disorder,” or CCD has left beekeepers in a lurch. Why are Bees Vanishing? What’s Going On? It appears that pesticides, disease and weather are to blame according to… [Read More]

Easy DIY Spice Wreath

Here’s another throw back from my herbal gift shop days. We used to make a lot of wreaths with dried flowers and herbs. Sometimes we would used herbs and spices to hang and display in the kitchen. This DIY spice wreath is pretty easy to make and you can have a lot of fun creating it…. [Read More]