Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Multi Level Strawberry Planter DIY Project

Multi-Level Strawberry Tower

I just finished reading Julie Bawden-Davis’ book, The Strawberry Story: How to grow great berries in the Northeast and now all I want to do is plant more strawberries! You may feel that way too after you see this fabulous three-tier strawberry tower she made out of some beautiful glazed pots. I’m going to tackle this project this weekend myself, it’s …

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Garden Therapy May Printable Calendar 8x10

Oh, Happy Day. It’s Finally May!

It IS an happy day when the May calendar is ready! April showers are behind us now, for the most part, and it’s time to bloom. The flowers May brings are celebrated in this month’s free printable calendar (which you can also use for your desktop or mobile wallpaper of course). Click the links to open the calendar you want …

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Lettuce Turnip The Beet Free Printable And Mobile Wallpaper From Gardentherapy.ca

Lettuce Turnip the Beet

Yup, it’s a fine time to plant lettuce, turnips, and beets, among other cool season crops. You are also welcome to download and print this for your wall or use as your mobile wallpaper. Check out the links at the end of this post. My lettuce wine barrel was planted in March and the salads are a-flowing. Have a look …

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Dragonfly And Blackberries Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day: Green Ideas from the Garden Charmers

It’s an Earth Day Party! The Garden Charmers are celebrating Earth Day with a series of posts with crafty projects, sage gardening advice, recycling, herbal remedies, gardening with kids and more! Check out my Earth Day post on Attracting Beneficial Insects to the Garden for a list of beneficial insects and the top 3 things you need to do to get them in your …

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How To Arrange Flowers From The Cutting Garden In Beautiful Arrangements

Top Tips for Arranging Home-Grown Flowers

Have you ever wanted to grow your own cut flower garden? Imagine a garden packed full of deliciously colorful blooms who’s only purpose is to adorn bouquets and will provide material for gorgeous and fragrant displays for years to come. Horticulturist and writer, Louise Curley, shares all you need to know about creating an economical and environmentally-friendly cut flower patch in her …

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Ladybug Hunting Aphids On A Yellow Lupin

Attracting Beneficial Insects

Last year my husband came home panicking about the ‘bugs’ all over our plum tree.  We only have room for one fruit tree so any chance that we may not get to eat all those amazing Italian prune plums is reason to panic.  But I was aware of these “bugs” (aphids) and I had actually been allowing them to multiply …

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