DIY Greenhouse for Every Skill Level

A greenhouse provides a wealth of benefits for your home. They extend your growing season through the winter and prevent pests from destroying your plants. Plus, you can grow plants that aren’t native to your area. With time and the right resources, you’ll have a beautiful greenhouse in the comfort of your backyard. Read below for tips on how to build your very own DIY … Continue reading DIY Greenhouse for Every Skill Level

The Seasonal Garden Planting Calendar You Should Be Following

Planting and managing a garden is a fun family activity that gets you outside and enjoying your outdoor space. While gardening is exciting, it does take planning and research to know what to plant and when to do it. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned pro, a garden planting calendar is a helpful tool to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. Keep reading to … Continue reading The Seasonal Garden Planting Calendar You Should Be Following

The 15 Best Flowers to Plant in the Spring

Spring is a beautiful time to put on your gloves, head to your garden, and spend time reconnecting with nature. Once you’re out in the yard, take a moment to celebrate the season’s arrival with gorgeous spring-blooming flowers. It’s important to plant your early spring flowers between late summer and late fall, so they bloom on time.  If you weren’t prepared, that’s okay! There’s always … Continue reading The 15 Best Flowers to Plant in the Spring

Your Guide to Winter Garden Preparation for Spring

While winter may not be the best time to start gardening, it’s an excellent opportunity to prepare for it. Like most things in life, you need to put in the work to get what you want — although it would be amazing to snap your fingers and have a flourishing garden full of veggies, herbs, and flowers! Read our guide below for helpful tips on … Continue reading Your Guide to Winter Garden Preparation for Spring

Fall Gardening Projects for Kids

Gardening is an excellent way to get outside and spend quality time with your kids. You might think gardening is a spring or summer activity, but fall is just as good of a season. The cooler weather is perfect for a wide variety of plants that grow and thrive in the autumn months.  Here are a few ideas for gardening projects you can do with … Continue reading Fall Gardening Projects for Kids

How to Start Composting at Home

Over the years, composting has become increasingly popular among green thumbs. In a nutshell, composting is the natural process of decomposing food and yard waste. The end product — which many gardeners call “black gold” — can be added to soil to help plants grow. It also helps reduce your carbon footprint and limit your contribution to landfills. This blog covers the benefits and basics … Continue reading How to Start Composting at Home

What Flowers to Plant in Fall

Traditional fall decorations like pumpkins, haystacks, and cornstalks are fall classics, but adding a vibrant autumn garden alongside them can accentuate your home’s festive appeal.  There’s a variety of colorful fall annuals and perennials to choose from as you get started. Each type has its advantages and drawbacks, so keep reading to learn which plants are the best choices for your garden.  Deciding Between Annuals … Continue reading What Flowers to Plant in Fall

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DIY Your Own Container Gardens

Among the accessories and props we bring on photo shoots, live plants and flowers are great at adding a lived-in feel to our photos. Typically, we work with existing plants at each shoot location, but every once in a while we pot our own to bring along. While buying a pre-made arrangment at your local florist or home improvement store is the easiest, sometimes it’s nice to get … Continue reading DIY Your Own Container Gardens

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DIY Eco-Friendly Party Favors

We’ve all seen the mismatched teacups, mugs, and various ceramic items at second-hand shops and neighborhood garage sales. Most of us aren’t looking for an eclectic mix of tableware, so it’s not likely that these items will find a home… unless they can be repurposed into something new. All you need for this eco-friendly party favor is: an assortment of unique “pots” cactus blend potting … Continue reading DIY Eco-Friendly Party Favors

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Tips for Organic Raised Bed Gardens

If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint and lead a more sustainable life, try growing your own garden this summer. Organic raised bed gardens are a great choice for a beginner and chock-full of great benefits. Why a Raised Bed Garden? One great feature of raised bed gardens is the control you have over the soil. If the condition of your soil where you live … Continue reading Tips for Organic Raised Bed Gardens