Category Archive for: ‘Month June Week 3’

Birdcage Outdoor Fairy Lights

Outdoor Lighting Ideas for the Garden

Adding lighting to landscaping can showcase plants in a new way, light up a pathway, or just create a warm glow.  Here are a few outdoor lighting ideas throughout the year. For the Birds Let the birds fly free and fill a birdcage with string lights. For this project I used waterproof, batter-powered LED lights. I can leave it out …

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DIY Birdcage Succulent Planter

Birdcage Succulent Planter

Turn a birdcage into a hanging basket planter with a few simple modifications and the addition of gorgeous plants. Succulents are perfect for a project like this because they are drought tolerant and have so much variety in their shapes, sizes, and growing habits. Materials Birdcage Coconut coir hanging basket liner Cactus and succulent soil Various succulents Make it! First …

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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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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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English Lavender

18 Soothing Ways to Use Lavender at Home

Love lavender? Me too! And growing in my garden means I have found plenty of ways to use lavender in my home. I grow a variety of plants and harvest them yearly. I keep the dried flower buds in a large jar in my kitchen and another in my craft room. Some of the ways to use lavender is in culinary recipes, …

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Circus Animal Topped Mason Jars

20+ Mason Jar Crafts and Gardening in Jars

I really love vintage mason jars. I’m not alone, I know. There is a universal appeal to the classic shapes and endless usefulness of these glass vessels. I prefer uniqueness in my collection, and as such I have a mishmash of shapes, styles, brands, and eras. I use them to store my dry goods, infused oils, homemade liquor, and (of …

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