Inspired ByNature – Moss Art

I was lucky enough to have a private tour last week of the ByNature studio in East Vancouver. Walking into the studio I was instantly transported into a tropical rainforest with a warm, humid climate and wall-to-wall tropical plants in a variety of unique planters and frames. ByNature has the exclusive rights to a number of innovative European designs, like moss frames, wall...more

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing is the term used for bringing plants...more

Ultra Healing Foot Balm

Whether you spend your day in high heels, work boots, or flip flops, this foot balm is just the thing to perk up tired feet. As a gardener my feet take a beating. This peppermint foot balm is full of all-natural ingredients that heal, soften and soothe so I can spend my time digging rather than dealing with dry, cracked heels and achy feet ....more

Seaside Garden Design

This beautiful seaside-inspired garden, called The Blue Greenhouse, was created...more

Home Tweet Home Rustic Metalwork Birdhouse

A birdhouse is meant to last / to weather / to improve as it provides a nest outdoors for some lucky feathered friends. I decorated this wood birdhouse with those thoughts in mind as I participated in the Home Tweet Home charity challenge for the BC Home & Garden Show. (PS: This isn’t my first year decorating a silent auction item for charity ....more

I’d Rather Have Flowers…

I love getting flowers. In months where the sky is grey and the ground is muddy or frozen, blooms...more

Lavender and Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Add a little luxury to the bath with these moisturizing cocoa butter bath melts. They are made with ingredients so natural that you could eat them, and you might just want to! The cocoa, coconut, lavender aroma makes my mouth water for what is essentially a truffle ....more

Homemade All-Natural Hand Sanitizer Recipe

I’m a big believer in hand-washing as the best way to ward off colds and the flu. If I don’t find myself in a place where I can wash my hands then I’m glad to have this all-natural hand sanitizer made with aloe vera, witch hazel and thieves oil. It packs a big punch at crushing viruses while softening my hands and keeping them free from harsh chemicals ....more

Valentines That Grow!

Now here is a gift that sprouts up beautiful flowers or yummy veggies when planted, homemade seed paper Valentines! This DIY project requires no special equipment and recycles paper into something much more attractive—pressed handmade paper with embedded seeds. The paper can be cut out in any share you want, but for this project...more

Pampering Peppermint Foot Scrub

What do achy, dry, rough feet need? A little pampering straight from the garden! This peppermint sugar scrub is made for feet ....more
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