Right now I’m smitten with copper. The rosy hue is cheerful and elegant. It shines so brightly that it seems to belong in the garden. In the summer when the garden is growing well on its own, I turn to garden art projects for my garden therapy. I like to add ornaments for interest to areas that are ... Read More about These Copper Garden Art Flowers Will Never Stop Blooming
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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 ... Read More about Tennis Racket Garden Art
These airy little rock spider sculptures are simply made of stone and wire but they take on the feeling of movement by appearing to crawl, jump, hang, or run along like the real thing. In my garden, there are many of these little critters crawling around the pots and plants. Here's how to make rock ... Read More about Rock Spider Sculptures as Garden Art
At Garden Therapy, we're big believers in the healing power of gardens as well as big fans of gardener extraordinaire Shawna Coronado, so of course, we are super excited about her book The Wellness Garden: Grow, Eat, and Walk Your Way to Better Health, which is all about healing in the garden. ... Read More about Five Easy Pieces to Design a Wellness Garden
Imagine that great vintage suitcase you've been meaning to do something with spilling over with blooms all summer long. This upcycled suitcase planter is a nifty raised bed, a way to give new life to old objects you might have lying around, and a unique piece of garden art all rolled into one. With ... Read More about How to Make an Upcycled Suitcase Planter with Gas Pipe Legs + Giveaway!
People have been creating intricately painted beehives for hundreds of years. It is a practical and fun way to make hives into a form of garden art, as well as a great way to get children involved and teach them about the importance of bees. Kim Lehman is the author of the fabulous ... Read More about How to Make Gorgeous Painted Beehives
Have you ever walked around a flea market or a yard sale and spotted a metal chair with no seat? I Iove looking for unusual pieces that can be turned into planters. Here is an idea for upcycling an old chair into a beautiful piece of garden art: a succulent chair planter. A succulent chair ... Read More about Set a Place in the Garden for a Succulent Chair Planter
It's time for the 2016 wrap up post where I'll share the Best of Garden Therapy from this year. I have a few personal notes to share, as well as a look back on the year including the 25 Most Popular Garden & Craft Projects that were published. 2016: a Year in Review When I look back on 2016, ... Read More about Best of Garden Therapy: the 25 Most Popular Garden Projects & Crafts
Take some inspiration from the outdoors by making a leather and birch bark picture frame that can be used in so many different ways around the house. Using a die cutting machine is a quick and fast way to cut a variety of materials. The die cutter brings a professional look to this project with the ... Read More about Three Creative Ways to Use This DIY Birch Bark Picture Frame
A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects, the garden army that helps to keep the bad bugs under control. If you are an organic gardener like me, then you will want to be sure that there is a place in your garden for beneficial insects to lodge for the winter. ... Read More about Build a Bug Hotel
I'm not overly thrilled when the mail gets delivered. It's usually a big pile of bills that I would much rather not get. Then one day, a large envelope arrived that had a bit of weight to it. Even with an impressive talent for guessing the contents of wrapped Christmas presents, I had no idea what ... Read More about Garden Made: Gold Medal Winner at the IPPYs
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 ... Read More about Create a Secret Garden as a Therapeutic Outdoor Space