Welcome to my Play Garden! I believe that gardens should be for everyone, and this space is intended to be inviting and interesting, welcoming adults, children, and furry friends alike. Children love gardens just as much as adults do and a long-lasting appreciation for flora and fauna comes from ... Read More about Come Visit a Play Garden!
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Unless you have spent all of your free time out in the garden instead of browsing Pinterest trends, then you have probably seen someone using nail polish to marble something. The craze started from nail artists adding a few colors of polish to water, then dipping fingers in there. The finger comes ... Read More about Nail Polish Marbled Pots to Liven Up Your Plants
Are you a crafty gardener? Can you fashion up an arbor in a weekend? Are you able to make container planters look better than those at the garden center? Can you whip up a quick gift from the garden that would put Martha to shame? If so, show us your stuff! We want to see photos (and the ... Read More about Show Us Your Garden Therapy!
This moss heart is a green art piece that can be made quickly and requires no maintenance. Plus, it makes the sweetest addition to any room in the house. Moss and lichen hold a place in my heart, given that I live in a rainforest where trees can be completely covered in moss sweaters. It reminds ... Read More about I Heart Moss Frame
I'm so very happy to announce that my book, Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life, is now available for sale! I can't wait to share it with you. It was a meaningful end to a difficult time for me (you can read more about my personal journey here). Update: ... Read More about Garden Made
Calming lavender combined with the bright citrus scent of grapefruit produces a fragrance that will leave you feeling refreshed. After a long, soothing soak in the bath or a quick morning shower, this luxurious whipped coconut oil lotion will nourish skin and bring along the delicate scent for the ... Read More about Lavender Grapefruit Whipped Coconut Oil Lotion
Oh, what a year it has been on Garden Therapy! Even with a baby at home, a book to write*, and regular contributions to other websites, magazines, and blogs, I still managed to create 121 new crafty projects, gardening articles, and recipes this year. Am I crazy? Not at all! In fact this is what ... Read More about Garden Therapy’s Best of 2014
Warming up with the the fragrance and glow of handmade candles is even more pleasurable when you use healing essential oils and natural wax. These soy beeswax jar candles make beautiful, natural gifts, and they're easier to make than you think. These soy and beeswax candles are easy to make as ... Read More about Soy Beeswax Jar Candles
Looking for a treat to crunch while you sip an eggnog latte? These pumpkin spice palmiers are like a little pumpkin pie in a cookie. They look beautiful and would make a wonderful holiday gift—if you can keep them around long enough! Personally, I love pumpkin pie all year round and can just as ... Read More about Pumpkin Spice Palmiers
I've had my eye on wood boxes as a table centerpiece for a fall table a while now. I keep seeing these stuffed with candles and natural elements, dressing up the the table, and looking rustic-chic. This is my version using a wood liquor box, succulents, air plants, and pumpkins. I've been ... Read More about Decorate Your Fall Table with Succulents, Air Plants, and Pumpkins
This pumpkin butter is like no other. Not because it's made in a slow cooker overnight making it super low maintenance. Nah. Not because of the pretty autumn-leaf labels. Nope.(But you CAN download these for free...just scroll down to the bottom of this post to get the PDF for either 2-inch or ... Read More about What Makes This Pumpkin Butter So Special?
These clay acorn ornaments are made simply with a modeling clay that requires no special equipment to harden (yay!) and found acorn caps. An autumn walk in the woods or even a neighborhood street is all you need to collect the caps, then follow the steps of this DIY tutorial to make your own festive ... Read More about Clay Acorn Ornaments