Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Rustic Herb Flower Arrangement

Gorgeous Bouquets from the Herb Garden

Giving a bouquet of flowers is a wonderful sentiment, especially if it’s from your garden. I love flowers as much as any girl, but herbs have a special place in my heart. When a new neighbor moves in or there’s a new baby home from the hospital, I head to my herb garden to create beautiful and aromatic hand tied …

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top 5 medicinal herbs sage

The Top Five Medicinal Herbs to Grow in Your Garden and How They Heal

Medicinal herbs are not only easy to grow but they can also be beautiful and health-promoting too. Here are my top five herbs to grow in your garden to appreciate for their medicinal qualities as much as their flowers and foliage. 1. Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Calendula, also known as pot marigold, is an annual with bright yellow and orange flower …

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aloe vera sunburn remedy

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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