Annuals · Butterflies & Bees in the Garden · Container Gardening · Herbs · Perennials

Plant a Pollinator Pot

This week is National Pollinator Week. It is meant to call attention to the importance of pollinators. We have pollinators to thank for more than a third of the world’s crops, and their numbers are declining – a fact that should make us all want to do more to help butterflies, moths, bees of all… Continue reading Plant a Pollinator Pot

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

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