Category: Gardening

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 4

If you missed Parts 1, 2 or 3 of this series, you can find them here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 2 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 3 Containers & Supplies […] Read more…

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 3

Designed by Freepik If you missed Parts 1 and 2 of the series, you can find them here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 2 Not Just Lettuce: Other Salad Fixings You Can […] Read more…

BOOK REVIEW: Year-Round Salad Gardening: How to Grow Nutrient Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 Days

Year Round Indoor Salad Gardening

Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening: How to Grow Nutrient-Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 days (Paperback Book) (This review contains Amazon affiliate links) If you’re ready to grow greens for your family to use in salads and smoothies and do […] Read more…

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 2

Fresh baby greens salad and tomatoes, salad bowl

If you missed Part 1 of the series, you can find it here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 What Types Of Greens To Grow In Your Salad Bowl You can grow just about any type of lettuce in […] Read more…

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl, Part 1

3 Reasons To Grow Your Own Salad Salads make great summer meals and are a tasty addition to your lunchbox or dinner table any time of the year. They make the perfect light meal and you know you should be […] Read more…

Become a Gardening Master with These Tools

Gardening is a past time and rewarding hobby for millions of people. Whether you’re making improvements to your lawn and garden, gardening to produce fresh food for your family, or both! A fun and productive garden is only as good […] Read more…

Prepping Your Yard Before Winter Hits

As fall weather takes hold, you need to change your gardening practices to get your landscape ready for the season ahead. But when do you start? And what should you do? Prepping your yard for winter can seem like a […] Read more…

26 Prettiest Wedding Flower Ideas Ever (No, Really)

I don’t usually feature wedding things here, but as the mother of a Landscape Architect, these kinds of things catch my eye. I’m in complete awe of the overwhelming beauty of these intensely creative and beautiful wedding flower ideas. Makes […] Read more…

Companion Planting

Companion Planting - Nest Full of New

I’ve created my first raised bed garden this year! As a “tester” it’s not very big and I am still growing in containers, too.   To make sure the select few plants that step up to be guinea pigs have […] Read more…

Paper Crafts, Gardening, Photography and Wirework Jewelry > FREE How-To Booklets from Craftsy!

This post contains affiliate links. Have you thought about learning something new?  Have a hobby that you’d like to take to the next level? Craftsy is with you! Did you know that on the Crafty website, you can download many […] Read more…

American Flag Etiquette

flag-etiquette

My husband got a flagpole and some new flags for Christmas. It took us until the end of March to pick a spot in our yard, dig a hole, and install the pole in our yard.  Old Glory is finally flying! […] Read more…

Getting Your Patio Ready for the Summer #DailyDoseofDesign Guest Post

Today, my daughter and I are beginning the last leg of our amazing trip. Once again, I’m thrilled to welcome my friend Adriana from Daily Dose of Design  with a truly timely guest post.  You’ll really enjoy her tips, recipes and fabulous “designer eye” […] Read more…

How to Feed Your Hummingbirds

How to Feed Your Hummingbirds

I love to watch the birds in my yard. Where I live, there are an abundance of cardinals, blue jays, doves, sparrows, thrashers and adorable red-headed woodpeckers!  We also have more than our share of squirrels and chipmunks.  I go […] Read more…

Vegetable Garden Basics for Containers, Raised Beds and Plots

I created a raised be in my yard last year and also had a few buckets with tomatoes and peppers set up next to it.  Things went pretty well and I’m encouraged to try again this year.  I found that […] Read more…

Herb Your Enthusiam – Growing Your Own Herbs, Their Flavors and Uses

A well-stocked kitchen can transform fresh ingredients into delicious meals that please all the senses. There are no better ingredients to have on hand than herbs.  Growing herbs indoors is an easy way to bring the feeling of spring into your home […] Read more…

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