A Garden Lovers Gift Guide for 2016 Holiday Shopping

It’s that time of year again, and in honor of Cyber Monday, I’m helping out with some inspiration from the gardening realm. This garden lovers gift guide lists some new, and a few tried and true favorites, for your shopping pleasure.   Bonus: I’m linking up with a bunch of other blogger friends who have curated their… [Read More]

DIY Crate to Rolling Plant Stand Tutorial

During the winter I haul my Meyer Lemon tree from the dining room to the kitchen sink to water it. This is getting to be quite an effort, especially as the plant grows. Watering the tree in the sink allows me to drench the plant weekly, or even bi-weekly during the fall and winter. Over watering,… [Read More]

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]

The Easiest Way to Propagate Woody Plants

I found this trick out by accident. I planted a Hydrangea paniculata  in the back of my house. The next season I noticed that one of the lower branches that lay on the ground rooted and I cut it from the original plant and now a few years later I have a five foot tall… [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]

5 Multi-talented and Useful Herbs to Grow

Today I’m sharing 5 multi-talented, useful herbs, that are a must for any garden. If you are new to gardening, one of the best types of plants to grow are herbs. This top five is not only pretty to look at, they are all perennials, which means they will come back year after year. You… [Read More]

Indoor Plant Ideas: The ZZ Plant

When you love plants, you want to have them in your home as well as outside. Sadly, houseplants can be much more difficult to grow, especially in low lighting. I’ve written about a few plants that I grow successfully indoors, and today I’m sharing a new purchase, the ZZ plant. The ZZ Plant – Zamioculcas… [Read More]