This gorgeous bleached pinecone wreath has rustic charm with a contemporary twist. There is nothing like natural decor to bring the beauty of the outdoors in, but it can be hard to come up with creative ways to display the same natural elements year after year. That's why I love the look of bleached ... Read More about A Fabulous Fall Bleached Pinecone Wreath
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Ontario’s Wildflower Farm director Miriam Goldberger has joined us today to share her passion for taming wildflowers, which is in fact the title of her book as well! In Taming Wildflowers, Miriam tackles the myths surrounding wildflowers which unfairly portray them as unkempt, uncontrollable ... Read More about Edible Wildflowers: Grow it! Eat it!
Shaping plants into a formal hedge can be a wonderful way to create privacy or a backdrop in your garden, but it requires some maintenance to keep them looking good for the long term. Here are some tips on pruning hedges along with the tools to use, proper timing, and a few helpful ... Read More about Your Guide to Pruning Hedges
Hot weather can be hard on your plants. Just like us, they need special care in extreme heat. Even with adequate watering and mulching, plants can suffer when the temperatures rise but there are a few things you can do to help protect your plants from heat stress during the hottest part of the ... Read More about Beating the Heat: Protect Your Plants From Heat Stress
A topiary is an exceptional garden feature that will elevate your yard with artistry. Before the topiary gets to the garden center, there is significant time spent growing, training, and pruning the shape, not to mention the thought that went into creating the perfect design to begin with. Given all ... Read More about Care and Pruning for Decorative Topiaries
A beautiful mix of aromatic herbs planted in a wooden wine box makes for a perfect small-space kitchen garden for those who love to cook and entertain. A wood wine shipping crate is just the right shape and size to grow a culinary herb garden on a balcony, deck, patio, or even set right in the ... Read More about Make a Wine Box Herb Garden Fit for a Connoisseur
Butterflies aren't just beautiful, they are also helpful pollinators that will help our gardens thrive. Attract them to your yard with this butterfly feeder project. It's an easy DIY project that will help keep your garden flourishing all year long. Butterflies are magical creatures that ... Read More about How to Make a Butterfly Feeder
What’s not to love about hydrangeas? These showy shrubs are the delight of summer blooms. They are long-living shrubs that bloom most of the summer and well into fall. Here is a guide to all things hydrangea: a description of the different types, how to change their color, drying projects, and how ... Read More about The Essential Guide to Hydrangeas – Hydrangea Care and More!
Who doesn’t love to get a beautiful bouquet of blooms or gaze upon a field of wildflowers? A flower’s main purpose is to be pretty; they need to attract pollinators in order to produce seeds. Not only do they beautify your garden, they can also add aesthetics and exotic flavors to your ... Read More about The Dirt on Edible Flowers (and the Top Ten You Must Try!)
One of my favorite bath projects is tub tea. There is nothing like a warm bath to soothe away all that ails you. Soaking in a herbal bath is luxurious: it softens skin, eases muscle pain, and adds fragrance to the steam. Herbs are wonderful in the bath but they can leave bits and bobs to clean up ... Read More about Soak Your Troubles Away with Homemade Tub Tea
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
If you are getting started with melt and pour soap (or are searching out the best supplies for soap-making projects), you have come to the right place! This comprehensive guide covers the melt and pour soap supplies you will need to make fantastic soap projects. Specifically, the projects in the ... Read More about Good Clean Fun: Melt and Pour Soap Supplies and Resource Guide