Author Archive for: ‘Stephanie’

Set Out Water For Bees In Your Garden

Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath

Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to collect water: a pond, fountain, or a bee bath. A bee bath is easy to make and care for in your home garden, and it’s a …

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Moss Mountain Farm: Southern Hospitality, Rose Hoarding , and 2000 Years of Chickens

I’ve heard the term southern hospitality and yet never traveling to “the south” I haven’t had the chance to experience it, until now. Last week I attended P. Allen Smith’s Garden2Grow at Moss Mountain Farm. The two-day event brought together gardening influencers with P. Allen Smith’s brand partners to have an open discussion about how to share the love of …

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Grow Beautiful Hanging Baskets With These Tips

Design Hanging Baskets Like a Pro

There is so much variety in gardening as a hobby that you can come up with new projects and ideas every day. There are a few tried and true garden projects that are popular because they are simple and rewarding. Designing hanging baskets is one of those projects. Admittedly, I didn’t get into the ornamental hanging basket game until later …

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Quinoa Tabbouleh Recipe Via Garden Therapy

Quinoa Tabbouleh: a Beautiful Fresh Herb Salad

Fresh herbs are the star in this fresh and tasty take on Tabbouleh made with quinoa and a splash of lime. Quinoa tabbouleh is simple to make and a great way to use the abundance of herbs that grow in the summer. It’s a fresh side dish that gets better after it marinates for a few hours. Pick the herbs in the …

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Brilliant Shine On These DIY Gold Painted Pots

My Gilty Pleasure: Gold Painted Flower Pots

I’m pleasantly surprised at what a little gold paint can do to transform a plain, old flower pot. My new “gilty” pleasure is to gilt everything in sight, because the results are so brilliant in such a short period of time. With a bit of experimentation and some different textured pots, I think these gold-painted flower pots are the most expensive-looking …

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The Easy Way to Start a Garden from Scratch (That Won’t Break the Bank!)

Across the alleyway from my last home I had good friends—almost family—who had a beautiful garden. My lovely neighbors rented the house and didn’t have a huge budget to start a garden from scratch so they devised a smart and frugal way to start an impressive garden without breaking the bank. And guess what? They did it in just a …

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