Gardening

Enter to Win a Gorgeous Houseplant from Bloomscape

Enter to Win a Gorgeous Houseplant from Bloomscape

Did you know houselants are the next big trend?  It’s true!  love growing plants.  Although I would love to have a big garden where I could grow plants all year ‘round, it really isn’t an option in the Midwest (you know, that pesky snow and […]

JP Digs and Co Succulent Planter Giveaway

JP Digs and Co Succulent Planter Giveaway

Succulents. They’re everywhere, man!  It seems that every time you turn around, there’s succulents. They’re invading our artwork, our homes even our restaurants and clothing! Jump on the trend with this fab succulent planter from JP Digs & Co. Succulents, the non-spiny cousins of the […]

Hanging Kokedama Book Overview + Giveaway

Hanging Kokedama Book Overview + Giveaway

We all want our living spaces to be enjoyable. One of the ways we do this is by decorating them to our aesthetic. Currently, there’s a major uptick in the popularity of houseplants. These aren’t your mama’s houseplants though. Kokedama is one of the biggest […]

Fix Up Your Yard with the Garden Builder Book + Giveaway

Fix Up Your Yard with the Garden Builder Book + Giveaway

We all want a great looking yard and garden. You see that one house in your neighborhood, or when you’re out driving around that seems like they have it all together. Nicely manicured lawn, great flowers growing in their flowerbeds. Perhaps even a raised bed […]

4 Easy-to-Grow Culinary Herbs Ideal for Small Spaces

4 Easy-to-Grow Culinary Herbs Ideal for Small Spaces

Growing an herb garden is an easy way to add freshness and flavor to your foods. Herbs add interest to your favorite dishes. Unfortunately, fresh herbs can be expensive to buy at the grocery store and they aren’t always in their prime. Not only that, […]

How to Start a Raised Bed Garden for Your Veggies

How to Start a Raised Bed Garden for Your Veggies

Everywhere you look, people are talking about gardening. Eat local. Grow your own food. Eat organic. To a new gardener, it can be a little intimidating, and more than a touch confusing. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. Raised bed gardening may be […]

Gardening Gift Ideas that are Thoroughly Modern but Your Granny Will Still Like

Gardening Gift Ideas that are Thoroughly Modern but Your Granny Will Still Like

Digging in the dirt is one of the pure pleasures of life. More people should do it.  We all have a gardener in our lives. The person whose greatest joy is getting out to the garden center. They love sowing their seeds exactly 1/4 inch […]

Easy Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Garden Disease Free

Easy Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Garden Disease Free

You’ve planted a garden.  Things are going along swimmingly, and then, one day you notice that your plants don’t look quite like they did. They’re sad and droopy, and what’s this powdery stuff all over the leaves? One of the most puzzling things for garden […]

Quick and Easy DIY Mosquito Repellent Candles

Quick and Easy DIY Mosquito Repellent Candles

It’s that time of year again when the mosquitoes are out in droves. I don’t know about you, but I am one of those people that they just seem to love feasting on. This makes entertaining outdoors kind of difficult. That’s where these DIY Mosquito […]

How to Create a Lucky Mini Terrarium that Fits Anywhere

How to Create a Lucky Mini Terrarium that Fits Anywhere

My mom is mad about houseplants. One of the things that she’s always done was repurpose unusual containers to create interest in her houseplant collections, and create terrariums. I’ve made a bajillion terrariums, and realized I’d never shared one. So, we’re making a great mini […]

8 Great Vegetables to Grow in Your Container Garden

8 Great Vegetables to Grow in Your Container Garden

Imagine eating a perfectly juicy tomato or sweet carrots that you’ve just harvested from your own garden. Gardening is an activity that allows you to balance indulgence and practicality. Of course, you don’t have to simply imagine this scenario.  Just about everyone has space for […]