How to edge flowerbeds like a pro! via Funky Junk Interiors
How to edge flowerbeds like a pro with the simplest tools and easy technique anyone can do. Used by pro gardeners. Enhance your flowerbed edges instantly!
I saw a clever idea on Pinterest called 'gutter gardening' and decided to give it a try. We have a small garden on the side of our house, I wanted a larger one and this seemed like the perfect solution. We bought 8 metal gutters attached them to our fence, drilled holes every few inches in the bottom so they would drain well, and added Miracle Grow, and planted 100 strawberry plants in (4) 10 foot long metal gutters. I ordered 50 Honeyoe June bearing Strawberries and 50 Eversweet…
The Homestead Survival
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Wizard of Oz Inspired Birthday Party
We've all seen the Wizard of Oz. It's a timeless classic that kids still watch today. So, what could be better than combining a Birthday p...
This inventive Carmel gardener used the narrow strip of earth along her driveway to plant a garden of birdhouses. Quite a charming solution for a difficult site. Linda Hartong Photography. ©All Rights Reserved. 2009. Do not use, copy or edit any of my photographs without written permission. notesfromthegardenmyblog.wordpress.com
These Rock Crafts Are Made to Inspire Creativity in Kids
Try out your skills as a rock artist. With just a few supplies—paint, glue, and clay—children can transform the stones they stumble across into animals, people, and toys.
Meeting Annie Steen | Flea Market Gardening
One of the most innovative Flea Market Gardeners we've seen recently, Annie Steen has created many charming and whimsical scenes in her garden that have delighted and inspired us! Check out her pond
Curb Appeal Part 2: The Landscaping
Beautiful landscaping can add a lot to the curb appeal of your home. With spring finally here, now is a great time to start thinking about the natural decoration of the exterior of your home. I'm by no means an expert in this area, but here's some basic tips I've learned: *Note:* Design elements and principles apply as much outside your home as they do inside. Keep these rules in mind when considering your landscaping. 1) When designing a flower bed consider the lines and shapes of your…
Blooms On A Budget
Do you dream of having a really lush and beautiful garden. I do! We have a large suburban lot - a corner lot - and I've been faced with trying to landscape it without emptying