All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Garden Therapy’

Garden Bridge

Create a Secret Garden as a Therapeutic Outdoor Space

Have you been lucky enough to visit a secret garden? As you walk along a pathway, through an ornate gate, or under a rose-covered arbor, you arrive at a welcoming spot, perhaps with a water feature, or a bench, to sit and enjoy a small space that is usually beyond view. It draws you in. As you turn a corner or …

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All About Ticks And Lyme Disease Prevention

What Everyone Needs to Know About Ticks and Lyme Disease Prevention

I always thought of ticks as bugs that would drop out of tall trees to bite you. I figured if you stayed out of the woods, wore bug spray when hiking, and kept a hat on while camping you would be perfectly safe from contracting Lyme disease. Was I ever wrong. Last year I heard Vanessa Farnsworth talk about ticks and Lyme …

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A Super Simple Trellis For Training Peas Fun Family Gardening Project

Making a Pea Trellis with Kids

This simple project is a great way to get the kids out in the garden for a little free labour…{ahem} I mean garden therapy. Spring is the time to plant peas out in the garden.  Seeds germinate well in cool soil so plants have a strong start by the time summer hits.  I like to start my peas indoors then …

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Garden Therapy Handmade Flower Print Throw Pillow Garden Collection Medium

Handmade Garden Flower Pillows for Mother’s Day

If you are looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day that says, “you are my sunshine”, check out the Garden Therapy Handmade shop.  Order now through May 3rd to ensure your purchase will arrive in time to make it for Mom’s big day and use the code “SPRING” for 10% off your entire order. Garden Therapy Handmade pillows are …

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival + How to Grow Tulips

Few years back I visited Skagit Valley in Washington state where each year they delight visitors with a little taste of what Holland’s tulip farms might be like during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.  The area is home to many producers of spring flowers including tulips, daffodils, and irises. The festival runs April 1-30 of any given year and a …

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SFFGS 2012 Hanging Shovels Medium

Horticultural Therapy at the 2012 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

Nicky from Dirt and Martinis joins us today for a guest post on her visit to the 2012 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show.  We are so lucky to have her eyes and ears (and camera) to share all the trends and eye-candy she spotted.  Want to read more from Nicky? Check out Dirt and Martinis on Facebook and Twitter too. …

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