All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘quote’

Dandelion Seed Head

How to Identify Weeds

Want to know how to identify weeds in your home garden? It’s all perspective! Read on for my tips on how to identify weeds and what to do about them. It may not be what you would expect! I remember picking bouquets of dandelions as a child: grabbing so many in my hand that I couldn’t keep my fingers around …

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Miranda Tulips Yellow Orange

I’d Rather Have Flowers…

I love getting flowers. In months where the sky is grey and the ground is muddy or frozen, blooms bring some much-needed sunshine into the house. On days where the sun is shining long into the evening and the garden is a-buzz with bees, I fill up every vase in the vicinity with a handful of freshly-cut stems. There really is …

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Ideas For Gardening With Kids

Crafty Garden Projects for Kids

Getting kids into the garden has been a long-time passion of mine. I volunteer at a wonderful program that brings city kids to a farm once every 2 weeks for the entire school year to learn about growing food from seed, and even cooking with it! I suppose that’s why I have created so many crafty garden projects for kids. …

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The Earth Laughs In Flowers Free Printable

The Earth Laughs in Flowers Free Printable

How does your garden grow? Is it bursting with veggies or a peaceful retreat? I love a bubbling fountain, the shade of a maple, and salads filled with backyard harvests. Yet none of those garden delights holds a candle to flowers. That’s why I love this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “the earth laughs in flowers.” The joyful bursts of …

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Lettuce Turnip The Beet Free Printable And Mobile Wallpaper From Gardentherapy.ca

Lettuce Turnip the Beet

Yup, it’s a fine time to plant lettuce, turnips, and beets, among other cool season crops. You are also welcome to download and print this for your wall or use as your mobile wallpaper. Check out the links at the end of this post. My lettuce wine barrel was planted in March and the salads are a-flowing. Have a look …

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Garden Therapy May Have Some Weeds

A Good Garden May Have Some Weeds

Not long ago I hosted a party at my home and was surprised that one of the guests’ first response to the garden was, “It sure needs a lot of work!”. This wasn’t said to me, for if it was I would have simply brushed it off as 1. I like the “work” (it’s more like play), and 2. garden …

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