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Thanksgiving Decor from Nature

Thanksgiving Decor from Nature - gourds, leaves, nuts, branches & seeds -

Use natural objects to create easy, budget wise decorations for your Thanksgiving gathering!

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Ball Jar Ring Pumpkin

Ball Jar Ring Pumpkin - an upcycled, rustic decoration -

Recycling and upcycling are a fun and affordable way to add a personal touch to your home. Here are the step-by-step instructions to transform jar rings into a pretty pumpkin.

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Fall Ball Jars

Fall Ball Jars - a seasonal decoration DIY -

Fall is upon us, and it is a one of the most fun times of year to decorate. This week's project is "Fall" Ball Jars filled with ornamental grass.

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Fun with Stencils

Fun with Stencils

Decorate flower pots, pumpkins, stepping stones, welcome mats, greeting cards and much more!

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Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring-flowering bulbs must be planted in the fall because they require a sustained "dormant" period of cold temperatures to stimulate root development.As a rule, the colder your climate, the earlier you plant. In colder northern climates, for…

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Annual Container Tips

Annual Container Tips - choosing plants & care -

Combinations of different annuals are a quick way to set the mood of any outdoor space and containers make it easy to do throughout the season. Coordinate or contrast colors and textures for the desired “feel” in no time at all.

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Gourmet on Display

Gourmet on Display Herbs and Veggies in Containers

Gourmet taste and good looks in a pot!

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How to Create a Shady Retreat Garden

How to Create a Shady Retreat Garden

A shady space in your yard, especially one that has respite from late afternoon sun, can be the perfect location for a cooling, calming getaway spot. Combining shade-loving perennials in a subtly contrasting mix of shape, texture and color assures…

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Growing Herbs Indoors

Growing Herbs Indoors - care tips -

A brief guide to enjoying gardening and herbs all year long.

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Make the Back Yard a Place Mom Can Relax

Make the Back Yard a Place Mom Can Relax

A furnished patio, deck, porch or balcony is a very special place. It invites you to step away from life’s busyness, to slow down and relax, and gives you a bit of connection with nature. It can even make your indoor space more comfortable with…

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