Forcing Forsythia and Other Flowering Branches

The winter here in Pennsylvania can drag on and on. Some people joke and say we have four seasons; almost winter, winter, still winter and summer. While that’s obviously not true, our spring and fall do seem to fly by, and in the winter, garden lovers like me can’t wait for spring. One thing I like… [Read More]

Dried Hydrangea & Seeded Eucalyptus Centerpiece

Here’s a closer look at our centerpiece from the Christmas Home Tour. I knew I wanted to use some of the pretty dried flowers from my hydrangea bushes this year. Also, I kept being pulled to the many vintage and rustic boxes I noticed all over the blogosphere. So when I visited a new vintage store… [Read More]

How to Create a Beautiful Fall Foliage Centerpiece from Your Backyard

You really can’t beat the beauty of fall foliage. Spring and summer flowers are gorgeous but I equally adore the dark hues of red, orange and the almost black currently found in the garden. Autumn in the garden has a wonderful warmth and richness that makes it a great time to create a fall foliage centerpiece… [Read More]