Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Beautiful Cherry Blossom Branch

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing is the term used for bringing plants indoors to bloom. The term may be a tad too strong for cut branches, though. Forcing, in regards to bulbs, can mean months of chilling, then planting, then watering, then growing. Bulbs really need some strong urging to grow and bloom indoors. Flowering branches, however, require more of a gentle encouragement than a strong arm. …

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A Seaside Garden Retreat

Seaside Garden Design

This beautiful seaside-inspired garden, called The Blue Greenhouse, was created by designers, Rose Blamey of Windrose Garden Design, and Kimberley Loewen of Flourish Garden Design. I shouldn’t have been surprised that this garden was my instant favourite at the BC Home + Garden Show, because I have been long-time fans of their impressive work. The centerpiece of the garden is a turquoise …

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Sprouted Bean Seeds In Plastis Pots Supersowsunday

The Ultimate Seed Starting Guide

If you are hoping to sow seeds early in the season, and start your garden truly from scratch, then I have put together a guide covering the many essential posts from the Garden Therapy Seed Starting Series. You will find all that you need here to start a vegetable, herb, or flower garden from seed. From the basics for beginners to helpful tips …

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Sunflower Sprouts DAY 15 Harvest From How To Grow Sunflower Microgreens

How to Grow Healthy Sunflower Sprouts in 2 Weeks

Sunflower micro greens are deliciously nutty with the flavour of raw sunflower seeds but with the texture of spinach. They are easy to grow in just about any container you can find around the house like clear plastic salad mix boxes. This post is a detailed set of instructions on how to grow deliciously, tasty sunflower microgreens that are healthy and …

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Dont Shut Me In Air Plants Need Air.

How to Keep Air Plants Alive and Healthy (They Might Even Bloom!)

Have you adopted one of these spiky Tillandsias just to have it turn brown and crunchy? It’s not your fault, air plants just require a different kind of care than we are used to with our houseplants. Once you know what to do, you will find  that air plants are one of the easiest and most versatile indoor plants to take …

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This Evergreen Wreath Is Made Completely From Trees And Shrubs In The Garden

Gardening For Your Front Door: Making Fresh Wreaths

Every year we like to hang a different wreath on our front door during the holidays. We’ve amassed a collection of wreaths to match the holiday season trends of sparkly red berries, Christmas ornaments, peacock feathers, and square-shaped boxwood but my favorites are most certainly natural, fresh wreaths. A fresh wreath makes for an individual work of art that smells …

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