A Few Fall Gardening Photos

Our 2017 gardening season is coming to a close. In another 2 1/2 weeks, I'll start my Fall pruning, digging out my annuals and getting things ready for winter. I have to say, I'm really impressed with how all of my gardens turned out this past growing season. Every year I work on putting in … [Read more...]

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies with DIY Fruit Flies Trap

For the past few weeks I've been having an issue with fruit flies. Every year when I'm busy harvesting fruits and veggies from our garden...the fruit flies appear. This year, those buggers are worst than ever and driving me nuts! Seriously, I can't stand fruit flies and hate them with a … [Read more...]

Gardening: Making Your Own Air Plant Terrarium

I love gardening and that includes growing my own indoor plants. Most of my weekly gardening features the past few months dealt with outdoor ideas, tips and information. My feature this week deals with putting together your own little indoor air plant terrarium! What's really cool about making … [Read more...]

Gardening: Tips on How to Grow Pickleweed – Indoors

The Pickleweed is classified as a succulent and can be found in North America, South Asia, South Africa and in Europe. It's a plant that grows in salt marshes, along beaches & coastal areas and around salt lakes. They're herbs which means they can be eaten. It's recommended that they be … [Read more...]

Best Homemade House Plant Food Recipe

How many of you have indoor house plants? For myself personally, I have 15 in total and love having them in my home. Having a nice selection of indoor plants helps to filter the air and at the same time they add beauty to your home. For those of you who don't want to purchase or use a … [Read more...]

DIY Project: Wishing Well Garden Planter – Coastal Style

Last month my mom gave me an old wooden wishing well flower planter that she picked up at a local yard sale for $1.00. She was going to sit it out on her deck, but then decided to give it to me. She decorates in a country-style, so I knew right away that I would have to paint it and decorate it to … [Read more...]

How to Keep Pests and Snakes Out of the Garden

We live in the suburbs and for the past 4  years we've had big problems with groundhogs, possums, skunks, snakes and other "pests" getting into our garden. In the past, we've had to spend time and money putting up wire fences around both vegetable gardens to try to keep them out. While the fencing … [Read more...]

Gardening: Turn an Old Chiminea into a Flower Pot

I hope everyone has been enjoying our weekly gardening features over the past couple of months. We started the series back in early May and plan on continuing it through late September. You can find all of our GARDENING POSTS listed on one page for easy reference and we'll be updating it as we go … [Read more...]