Category Archive for: ‘Month November Week 3’

The essential guide to poinsettias.

Get to Know Your Poinsettias: History, Growing, and Styling

We all see poinsettias everywhere we go throughout the holidays. They are for sale in pretty much any store you walk into, are a stand-by for school fundraisers, and can be seen in many peoples’ houses over the season. December 12th is even National Poinsettia Day in the United States! Poinsettias have become such a universal symbol for Christmas and …

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Miniature Garden Snow Globe 7

Merry Little Christmas Miniature Garden Projects & Creative Ideas

During the holiday season, you may turn your sights to indoor decorating, cooking, and entertaining. With all the hustle and bustle going on, I need my daily dose of Garden Therapy to ensure that I have the emotional stamina to make it through. Somehow, even just a bit of time at the garden center or out clipping evergreens can change …

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Seasons Greetings Printable Herb Packet And Recipe

Season’s Greetings! A Kitschy Printable Herb Packet Gift Idea

Quick and easy holiday gifts are essential for surviving the holiday season. This free printable “Season’s Greetings” Herb Packet is perfect for small gifts and can easily fit into the mail with your holiday greeting cards! Use herbs harvested from your own garden to create flavorful seasoning mixes paired with a simple and delicious recipe. Materials: Cardstock Ruler & X-acto …

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How to make an evergreen wreath

Gardening For Your Front Door: Making a Fresh Wreath

Every year we like to hang a different wreath on our front door during the holidays. We’ve amassed a collection of wreaths to match the holiday season trends of sparkly red berries, Christmas ornaments, peacock feathers, and square-shaped boxwood, but my favorites are most certainly natural, fresh wreaths. A fresh wreath makes for an individual work of art that smells …

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DIY Dog Cookies That Will Drive Dogs CRAZY Full Recipe

The Homemade Dog Cookies That Make Dogs Go Squirrely

You know who deserves a treat? The garden protectors. Well, they may also be the garden destroyers at times–digging holes, burying bones, trampling plants, and eating the snow peas–but they are pretty darn good at keeping critters from running amok.  So how do I thank them? First I bark “hey you two, quit all that barking,” and then I (sheepishly) realize …

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Freeze natural elements into these ice candles for a gorgeous display

Frozen Garden Candles Blend Fire and Ice for a Stunning Display

Looking to get a little garden therapy in these winter months takes creativity, but that is not a quality that is lacking from our guests today, John Gillespie & Christina Symons, authors of Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome (Harbour Publishing). These frozen garden candles are a simple project that will gleefully help to decorate your home …

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