Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Growing Aloe For Sunburn Relief

How to Use Aloe Vera as a Sunburn Remedy

The healing power of plants cannot be denied, especially when something as simple as an aloe vera plant can provide great relief to something so painful: sunburned skin. This aloe vera sunburn remedy is one that I have been using for as many years as I can remember. When I was a kid (a freckly, redheaded kid at that), I fondly …

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Succulent Star Outdoor Wall Planter Or Table Decor DIY

Shooting Star Succulent Planter

This festive succulent star centerpiece makes for a beautiful container display and table decoration. Set the planter out on the outdoor table for decoration or hang it on a fence or wall in a sunny spot that you can enjoy all summer long. I made this succulent star to adorn my patio table which is in hot, direct, unrelenting sun …

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Grow Happy And Healthy Succulents With This Essential Guide

The Essential Guide to Growing Happy + Healthy Succulents

Succulents are all the rage and with good reason. They are beautiful, interesting, and in most cases easy to care for. They are often used as decor both indoors and out, yet that doesn’t mean that they ARE decor (ie: meant to be set on a fireplace mantle to collect dust). Succulents are living plants that require some care to …

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Garden Therapy Back Yard Play Garden Tour 25

Come Visit a Play Garden!

Welcome to my Play Garden! I believe that gardens should be for everyone, and this space is intended to be inviting and interesting, welcoming adults, children, and furry friends alike. Children love gardens just as much as adults do and a long-lasting appreciation for flora and fauna comes from sharing your garden space with them.  Today, I’m happy to show …

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Edible Flowers

The Dirt on Edible Flowers (and the Top Ten You Must Try!)

Who doesn’t love to get a beautiful bouquet of blooms or gaze upon a field of wildflowers? A flower’s sole purpose is to be pretty; they need to attract pollinators in order to produce seeds. Not only do they beautify your garden, they can also bring aesthetics and add an exotic flavor to your meals. Yes, I did say flavor! …

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Beat The Heat With A Garden Fresh Cocktail Triple Berry Fizz

Triple Berry Rum Fizz

Cool down with a refreshing cocktail bursting with summery flavors. This cocktail is perfect for an evening hanging out on the porch or with a gathering of friends. Seasonal berries give the cocktail a bright, merry color and flavor; perfect ingredients for the perfect summer day! Triple Berry Treat I grow blackberries, blueberries and raspberries in the garden. Some I  freeze some to …

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