All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘book club’

Hens and Chicks in Vintage Silver Dinnerware

Vintage Silver Planters

Using a collection of silver pots and some colourful succulents, this weekend project is whole lot of vintage with a healthy dose of rock and roll. The first thing I armed myself with for this project was Debra Lee Baldwin’s Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants . Within the pages there a veritable wealth of information on many different kinds of succulents …

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The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns Margaret Dilloway

Book Club: The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns

Today we are lucky to have Jillian Mcclennan, an artist, gardener, and true rose enthusiast, as guest reviewer for the new novel, The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway. Jillian was also kind enough to share some of her gorgeous rose photos with us which I have included in the review. Take it away, Jillian… ~

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Homemade Soda 200 recipes for making and using

Homemade Soda Book Review and All-Natural Root Beer Recipe

I’m excited to share a review of our latest book club selection: Homemade Soda.  Since getting a SodaStream  almost two years ago, I have made countless syrups like Wild Blackberry Cordial and Grape Cordial. This time I was eager to try something totally different: my childhood favourite, homemade root beer. I’ve shared the recipe below.

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Recycled Bottle Cloches

Book Club: The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener

This month we take a look at a garden book from a few different perspectives.  Three of our reviewers from Garden Therapy Book Club join us to share their thoughts on The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live.  

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Tennis Racket Garden Art from the book Project Garden

Tennis Racket Garden Art

It’s a wonderful day for a garden project and Project Garden!  The following post of part of  Stacy Tornio’s virtual book tour for her book, Project Garden: A Month-by-Month Guide to Planting, Growing, and Enjoying ALL Your Backyard Has to Offer, which includes recipes, plant suggestions, garden plans, and even games. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have …

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Terrarium Aeonium Bromiliad Sedum In A Glass Bowl

Salad Bowl Terrarium Project

I was so excited to get a review copy of Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds , probably more excited than is considered ‘normal’.  Flipping through the 50 projects, there was clearly lots of inspiration.  After a brief introduction on materials and techniques, Terrarium Craft stunning photography showcases forest, beach, desert, and fantasy terrarium ideas. After reading the book cover to …

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