How to Make a Rustic Grapevine Basket Planter

This tutorial on making a rustic grapevine basket planter, is the perfect solution for utilizing wild grapevines growing in your backyard. I really can’t believe how many grapevines are growing wild in my gardens this season. They are out of control. It may be a result of the warm winter we had, or maybe because… [Read More]

How to Make a Succulent Birdcage Planter

I found this cute bird cage stand for my very good friend who recently celebrated her 50th birthday. She is a bird lover and an avid gardener, so when I saw it I thought it would make a wonderful succulent birdcage planter. Succulent Birdcage Planter this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read… [Read More]

How to Create a Beautiful Living Floral Grapevine Wreath

This tutorial for a living floral grapevine wreath is simple and straightforward. You can use an old wreath that is laying around the house and pick up some sheet moss and a pack of pretty annuals at your local nursery.  Living Floral Grapevine Wreath Tutorial this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to… [Read More]

Hanging Teacup Planter Upcycle with China & Pearls

If you follow this blog then you may be familiar with my friend Carole and her book, Startle Garden, that I just reviewed. Carole, is not only a great writer, but is also the driving force for some of the fun challenges I’ve been sharing.  As the creator of Garden Up Green, she not only loves… [Read More]

Favorite Shade Loving Plants for the Front Porch

I’ve been growing plants on my front porch in a large container for years. There’s nothing like a pretty planter full of flowers to greet your guests. The problem is that this area is covered, and shrouded from the sun by a large red maple tree. So I’ve had to experiment with shady loving plants in order… [Read More]

Easy DIY Holiday Planter for Free

I really like using fresh greens to decorate during the holidays. First of all, because nothing compares to the beauty of nature, and second, because I can cut a lot of my own materials saving me a ton of money. This DIY Holiday Planter tutorial can be put together in a very short time and… [Read More]

DIY Natural Rope Planter

So far my Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree is doing well. I’ve only had to water it once in the two plus weeks that I’ve had it. As I mentioned, I’m taking it to the tub to water well, and let drain. The nursery pot it came in has nice large holes for perfect for drainage…. [Read More]