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]

Favorite Top 10 Scented Plants Perfect in the Garden

This week for Tuesdays in the Garden I’m sharing my favorite top 10 scented plants. Our theme is favorite gardening tips, and though I love to buy beautiful plants, those that are also fragrant top the list. I’ll give you a little bit about why I like them, and some basic facts about their cold… [Read More]

How To Easily Root Plants In Water With Cuttings

Do you ever root plants in water? It’s a great way to propagate you plants. I’ve done this with houseplants many times and today I’ll show you a couple. You can do this with many types of plants. It’s so easy and requires little effort so why not give it a try. Root Plants In Water… [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]

Ideas for Updating Your Fall Planter

By the time fall arrives some planters are looking really rangy, while others are still going strong. I hate ripping out perfectly beautiful plants for those planters that still look really good, but I also love decorating for fall. Often I try to marry the two by updating a fall planter, and keeping some of… [Read More]

7 Gardening Rules of Thumb For New Plants

According to the dictionary, the term Rule of Thumbs means; “a method of procedure based on experience and common sense.” So today I’m sharing a few gardening rules of thumb, that I have learned over the years. 7 Gardening Rules of Thumb Sometimes it’s the little tips people tell you, that make all the difference. … [Read More]