Container Gardening · Perennials

Lady’s Mantle – A Charming Perennial

Some perennials aren’t flashy. They don’t win our hearts with massive flowers in eye-popping shades. Instead, they are content to perform without fanfare, play a supporting role to their flamboyant friends, and win our hearts with their sweet and simple charm. Alchemilla mollis, commonly called lady’s mantle, is one of those perennials. Lady’s mantle is… Continue reading Lady’s Mantle – A Charming Perennial

Annuals · Birds in the Garden · Butterflies & Bees in the Garden · Garden Musings · Perennials · Wildlife in the Garden

BEE One in a Million

National Pollinator Week is coming quickly – June 18-24 – and the National Pollinator Garden Network needs your help to reach their goal of one million gardens for pollinators in the Million Pollinator Garden Project. Who is the National Pollinator Garden Network? In the fall of 2014, a group of nonprofit organizations got together to… Continue reading BEE One in a Million

Container Gardening · Garden DIY · Vegetable Gardening

Raised Garden & Garden Planter/Bar Project

My very generous friend, Shawna Coronado, is moving in several months and starting to prepare for the move by gifting some of the things she will be unable to take with her.  When my husband and I borrowed my brother-in-law’s truck a few weeks ago to pick up some awesome purple chairs for the garden,… Continue reading Raised Garden & Garden Planter/Bar Project