Easy Herbal Harvest Wreath Tutorial

Recently I hosted a live tutorial on how to make this Harvest Wreath, and many people were interested in creating one themselves.  Looking back on the original post, I see that more details would be helpful, so I made a short video to show you some of the detailed steps.  Making a Harvest Wreath   Making… [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]

Christmas Plant Lore – Tis the Season

It’s Christmas Eve and I have the family at my home tonight so I’m sharing an old post about Christmas plant lore. If you haven’t read it before I hope you enjoy it and if you have maybe you will enjoy reading it once again. I’ll be back soon with all new projects, recipes and… [Read More]

Beach Side Garden Tour

While visiting Sandbridge Beach in Virginia I was amazed at all the beautiful plants and flowers growing in this warm climate. This area is two zones warmer (Zone 8a) than my 6a climate and I was curious to see just how many different plants were growing there. The first thing I noticed was the many… [Read More]

Growing Herbs in a Strawberry Pot

Perhaps you have seen this one before. Growing herbs in a strawberry pot. It makes a great gift. In fact, that’s what I’m going to do with this one. Growing Herbs in a Strawberry Pot   If you like to cook having fresh herbs is a must. Maybe you don’t have space for an herb garden. This project… [Read More]

Hanging Herb Garden

It’s my sister’s birthday this month. She blogs over at My Life Cookbook. Many of her posts are about healthy recipes so I thought it would be nice to give her some fresh herbs that she can use all summer. Hanging Herb Garden She has a huge backyard that is fenced in with a pool… [Read More]

DIY Dry Oil Body Spray

Back when my sister and I ran the herbal gift shop we used to sell many herbal related bath and body products. One company, Thymes®, had a fantastic dry body oil spray that I loved and I still have, though it’s virtually empty. Instead of buying a new bottle of spray I wondered if this was… [Read More]