Before decorating your Easter eggs this year, head out to the garden and hunt for leaves to imprint on them. The spring garden may just be emerging, but there are surely plenty of unusual shapes of leaves that you can use to adorn your Easter eggs. With just a few supplies, such as nylons and a bit ... Read More about Botanical Leaf Imprint Easter Eggs
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With Easter approaching, I thought bath bombs would be the perfect candy substitute so that I can feel good about giving away treats that don't contain sugar or create waste. These Easter egg bath bombs are natural and good for you, plus they are a fun gift that isn't candy and doesn't have any ... Read More about Easter Egg Bath Bombs Made with Natural Colors
Looking for a fun family project for Easter to get in a little Garden Therapy? You are in luck! Today we have a guest post from Beverly Turner one of the co-authors of Fairy Gardening: Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden. The book covers just about anything you wanted to know about fairy ... Read More about Easter Basket Fairy Garden
Wreaths are not just for the holidays; they are a beautiful way to decorate in any season! Wreaths made from fresh foraged materials are a wonderful way to make an entrance look welcoming or to jazz up a drab fence or garden shed, bring the beauty and fragrance of the outdoors in, and are an ... Read More about Experience Nature: Make a Fresh Foraged Wreath
I like my backyard to be a happy, healthy space for everyone who visits it, and that includes local birds! Providing a habitat for wildlife benefits you as much as it does them. Birds help to pollinate plants and eat up bad bugs, so they help your garden out in return for giving them a place to ... Read More about Give Wildlife a Helping Hand with DIY Wood Pallet Bird Apartments
Edible edges are a smart solution in the landscape if you have limited space or want to make your vegetable garden part of the ornamental garden. Pop in edible plants that look decorative and provide harvestable crops along the edges of the garden for an easy and attractive ... Read More about Edible Edges: Landscaping That’s Good Enough to Eat!
Kids love gardening. They love to get dirty out in the soil. They love to see things growing. And they absolutely love to do it themselves! Creating a kids’ vegetable garden space is a great way to get little ones outside and learning about nature. I believe that if you teach kids to love and ... Read More about Super Cool Edible Plants for a Fun and Educational Kids’ Vegetable Garden
Here's What You Get! The Kids' Gardening Kit seed collection includes 8 annual vegetable plants: Candy Cane Red Pepper, Candyland Red Tomato, Aunt Molly’s Ground Cherries, Cucamelon, Parisian Carrot, Dragon Tongue Bean, Baby Bottle Gourd, and Lil Pump-Ke-Mon Pumpkin, a handpicked selection of ... Read More about Kids’ Gardening Kit
Did you know that you can eat daylilies? What about dahlias? There are a number of common garden ornamentals that are safe and delicious to eat. The edible nature of these plants is often overlooked because they are known for their ornamental qualities, but they can bring a kick of flavor to your ... Read More about Yes, You can Eat that! Edible Ornamentals
I thought it would be nice to set out a healthy-ish treat for the Easter Bunny, so I whipped up a batch of these yummy whole wheat carrot cupcakes. Alas, they turned out to be so good that there are none left. Sorry, Bunny. I love Easter. It's a chance to enjoy family togetherness and celebrate ... Read More about Mini Whole Wheat Carrot Cupcakes
What makes the “best” Christmas tree? Having sold fresh cut Christmas trees for many years, I can attest to the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In truth, your best fresh Christmas tree may look vastly different than someone else’s. Size, shape, branch density, needle length, ... Read More about Know Your Tree! How to Choose the Right Fresh Christmas Tree for Your Family
A Christmas cactus is one of my very favorite holiday plants. Pops of unexpected color bloom from alien-like tendrils that creep and drape over the plant. These are attractive plants to have all year, but the real magic comes from when they bloom. Those showy flowers bring joy and color to colder ... Read More about How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom!