How to Make Horses From Clay Pots

Clay pot horses…Who knew how cute these would be?...more
Do you have to use clay pots? How do you make the reins and haltermore

With the Standoff Over, Let the Gardening Begin!

 Oh thank you Goddess, those people have left the Refuge. It was touch and go but they finally surrendered. The final holdout sounds so delusional that he'll need heavy medication and evidently pizza to deal with what's in store for him. I would suggest gluten-free pizza over the regular kind....more

Spring Fever

Hi there, hope your Friday is starting off great!  While my husband has been thinking about Superbowl, (I must admit that football is not my thing) but being the wife of a fan I try to get in the spirit.  And I will do my part and turn out some goodies to munch on for him and a few of his select buddies. And while they are taking over the living-room, I will happily be in the bedroom watching HGTV....more

Consider This: Ferns

Too much time has gone by without a post-- these new working hours do not leave much time for me to formulate a decent blog post!...more

How I Trained My Hoya

To put it plain and simple: I love my Hoyas.  The Hoya carnosa variegata growing up the umbrella on the patio next to my office was in need of more soil in its pot and was a bit bleached out because getting too much sun.  Shame on me, time to take action!...more

Spider Plants: Easy Care & Durable As Can Be

 Spider Plants are the unruly wild child of the houseplant world....more

Ringing in the New Year with Indoor Projects

Happy New Year to everyone! I hope your holiday season was wonderful! As always, it's over as fast it comes. It was a whirlwind December at work, (as usual--always choatic at the end of the year), and with pretty much the first half of the year supposedly just as crazy, I thought I would concentrate on some small indoor projects that hopefully keep my sanity in check!Christmas in our household was wonderful. My daughter got everything on her list from Santa. The only thing we didn't get was snow....more

How to Protect Your Young Plants From an Unexpected Frost

Planting a Fall vegetable garden is always a gamble. You never know when the first frost is going to come, how many weeks of good weather we’ll have, or if a freak snow storm is going to wipe everything out.For those first early nights of frost, when there’s still weeks of good weather ahead, there are things you can do to ensure your Fall vegetable garden survives:...more

How to Save Your Tomato Seeds For Next Year's Garden

Your tomato plants have given you an entire summer of produce. However, the leaves are starting to brown, you're not getting any more blossoms, and the days are getting shorter. As you're wrapping up your last canning jars of spaghetti sauce and pizza sauce, it's a good time to start planning for next year's garden....more

Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners

*This blog post was written without any affiliation with any brands listed. It is simply a gift giving guide if you’re looking for a gift for a gardening lover....more