How to Scare Birds Away From Berries Naturally {Using Dollar Items}

Keeping birds away from our garden fruit ranks right up there with keeping bugs from eating all our hard-earned vegetables. Last year I shared this organic insect garden spray that works really well on lots of things including basil, beans, cucumbers, and flowering plants like roses and trumpet vines. That has gone over really well […] The post How to Scare Birds Away From Berries Naturally {Using Dollar Items} appeared first on An Oregon Cottage ....more

Tuesday Garden Party 6.30.15

Wow, last day of June – and what a doozy it’s been for us here in the Pacific NW! Hot, with hardly any rain and so our grass looks like August already and it’s very dry everywhere. I guess they’re telling us we’ll start July this week with temps above 100 – no doubt it’s […] The post Tuesday Garden Party 6.30.15 appeared first on An Oregon Cottage ....more

Tuesday Garden Party 6.23.15

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Three Things 6.20.15: Improve Your Photography, Harvest & New Sprinkler

Happy Saturday! Well, it was bound to happen, friends. I’m having a hard time always coming up with 6+ things for this 3 things post, ha! ...more

9 Simple Steps to Your Easiest Garden Ever

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gilmour for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve written quite a bit about how you can design your gardens for easy care, because I’m passionate about letting people know that you can have beautiful garden spaces without hours and hours of work each […] The post 9 Simple Steps to Your Easiest Garden Ever appeared first on An Oregon Cottage ....more

Three Things 6.13.15: Party, Blueberries & Watering Help

Happy Saturday! It’s our...more

DIY Card Catalog Side Table

I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to get this DIY card catalog side table photographed, the pictures edited and the post written since teasing you with it more than a month ago in a Three Things post and on Instagram! To be completely honest, these tutorial-type projects take FOREVER to write up, so […] The post DIY Card Catalog Side Table appeared first on An Oregon Cottage. Thank you for subscribing! ...more

June Garden Chores

Note: For 2015 I’m republishing our lists of monthly chores, ’cause you can never have too many reminders, right? June – ah, the garden is in full swing with so many flowers blooming it’s hard to pick a favorite! Hmmmm, is cutting bouquets of flowers and creating arrangements for the house considered a chore? ...more

Healthy No Bake Fudge Oatmeal Bars

I’m so excited to share these quick, easy, and DELICIOUS no-bake bars with you! So much so that I’m willing to take one of our salad days from June – I know, shocking, right? Let’s see- cookies or salad? ...more
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