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]

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]

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]

18 Ways to Decorate with Fresh Evergreens

Fresh evergreens are commonly used for making wreaths for the holidays.  This group of tutorials will give you some fantastic ideas and techniques, to make your front door the prettiest on the block. If you have evergreens growing in your backyard you can easily cut a few branches to use in your decor. Many big box… [Read More]

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Makers Mix Concrete Mini Planters

My cousin Michael Assisle, aka “The Glueologist,” sent me a new product he is working with from Beacon, called Makers Mix Concrete. He also sent me one of their sweet little molds, so I thought it would fun to make a couple of concrete mini planters. Concrete Mini Planters These were a breeze to make. You… [Read More]

Full Sun Planter Ideas

Recently I showed you some tips and ideas for a shady planter. Today I’ll show you my favorite full sun planter ideas, along with a few other tips. Growing a lush and beautiful planter in full sun is easy. There are many choices at the nursery, so it helps to have a game plan in mind before… [Read More]

Unique Planter Ideas

I’ve rounded up several unique planter ideas to inspire you this season. There are so many, from fun and whimsical, to fancy and practical. Rule of thumb: If it holds soil, and you can put a hole in it, then you can plant in it. These out of the norm planters, add tons of character and… [Read More]