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]

10 Easy Summer Gardening Tips

I’ve been gardening in one form or another, all of my life. It always  surprises me that things that seem second hand nature to me, are not as easy for everyone. At least they don’t think so, but let me assure you that is it is very possible to a have great looking garden, without… [Read More]

Gardening Gifts for Mom

Whether you are celebrating Mother’s Day, Christmas, a birthday, or any other special event, moms deserve the best gifts. So if she happens to love the garden, or even just flowers, the following list of gardening gifts just may give you the right inspiration for the perfect choice for mom. Gardening Gifts for Mom This post contains affiliate… [Read More]

DIY Easy Bottle Garland for Everyday Flowers

I love walking in the garden, but also enjoy fresh flowers in the home. Especially if we are entertaining, I always have a few vases and arrangements on the tables. I sometimes even place a small vase in the powder room. Recently, I saw this bottle garland for sale online, made up of the cutest little vases… [Read More]

Crazy Winter Weather: What Does it Mean for Gardeners?

I live in southwestern Pennsylvania. Typically winter starts here in November, and spring starts in late March or April, even though we sometimes still see snow as late as mid-April. This year however, in December, we had near record breaking warm temperatures, and no snow until January. On Christmas Eve, we hosted the family for… [Read More]

Repotting My Dwarf Meyer Lemon Tree

I’ve had my dwarf Meyer lemon tree for almost two years now, and although I was pretty sure I should repot it, I was hesitant because it was doing well, and I hated to upset the apple cart. However, recently while I was moving it from the sink to the plant stand and I dropped it! Now I had… [Read More]

Easy Chicken Nachos with Low Acid Tomatoes

Have you notices that many yellow and orange tomatoes have less tang and more sweetness than red tomatoes? That’s because they are lower in acidity. I love to pair them with other veggies like hot peppers and onions to balance the heat with the sweet, like in this recipe for easy chicken nachos. I learned… [Read More]