since we moved in one year ago, but there's still so much to do and share. This blog is about to get busy.
Yesterday I used a rain chain and a few plants to turn a trashy looking corner of my yard into a little pocket of paradise, and I was able to knock it out in about 30 minutes while my baby was taking a nap. I had been meaning to do something with the awkward strip of dirt and weeds between the patio, house and sidewalk, but couldn't decide on what to do. That is, until I was asked to test and review a copper rain chain from Rain Chains Direct.
Whether you're starting from scratch or trying to bring some order to an existing garden, any landscape can benefit from a little bit of planning. More importantly, organizing your daydreams onto paper is fun! In my last post I sung the praises of real gardens; loved patches of dirt with weeds, unfinished areas and a wealth of potential. Now I'll show how to visualize those possibilities. Put some garden boots on those cold feet and turn your yard into a beautiful garden with these 12 creative tricks and ideas.
TB6044 XP I was finally able to tackle what I thought was an impenetrable jungle of overgrown weeds and can now look forward to giving my lawn and garden beds a manicured look. Want to win one for yourself? Read on!
Plant by Numbers goes into much more detail with plant lists, substitutions, design tips and care guidelines, I'll get you started by showing you how I made the combo pictured here.
my mother two years ago, I received a mysterious package containing a bonsai Schefflera from an unknown, yet incredibly thoughtful benefactor. I was humbled by the generous gift, but since I was admittedly a little off my gardening game at the time, I forgot to water the new bonsai for a week and found two dead stems staring me in the face. The one surviving stem had a lot to teach me.