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How to Prep Your Garden for Spring

February 21, 2024
Photo of ceramic glazed pot filled with orange and white zinnias. Zinnias sit alongside herb planter with wild bleeding hearts, barrel planter, and yellow flowers in background.

Are you getting the itch to garden? Before you get your hands in the dirt, prep your garden for spring planting first. These tips will help you get started! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. My husband and I totally have the garden itch right now!  But we’re in zone 7a, so we still have some cold weather to get through before we can start planting.  While we…

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Planting Lowbush Blueberries in Our Garden

September 8, 2023
Lowbush blueberry plant in garden. Pollinator plants in background and painted rock in front of blueberries.

Let’s talk about native plants and planting lowbush blueberries from Plant Addicts in our garden. This edible plant is great for pollinators and blueberry lovers! Thank you to Plant Addicts for gifting me with a Lowbush Blueberry plant in exchange for this post.  All opinions are 100% my own.  For the past year or so, I’ve been not-so-subtly hinting that we should extend our garden.  While our small fenced in garden has served us well over the past decade, there…

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How to Grow an Herbal Tea Garden

June 27, 2023
Collage of herbs used to grow an herbal tea garden.

If you like to relax with a cup of herbal tea, it’s easy to grow an herbal tea garden in your yard or containers that includes lush and flavorful varieties you can dry and steep. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I think I’m finally done with our garden for this year.  Of course, I’ve said that about five times before and, each time, I’ve added more plants…

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Bumble Bee Garden Decor to Decorate Your Hive

March 29, 2022

Decorate your hive with adorable buzzing bumble bee garden decor including welcome mats, wind chimes, lights, and more! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. A few weeks ago, I took a trip to Hobby Lobby with my mom and sister to spend the rest of a gift card I got for Christmas.  I was on a mission to find some new garden decor and almost everything I bought…

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14 Mother’s Day Gifts for the Mom Who Loves to Garden

April 27, 2021

If Mom really “digs” gardening in the spring and summer, give her one of these unique garden gifts for Mother’s Day! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I have been blessed with a mother and a mother-in-law who are gardeners and plant lovers. That love for gardening has definitely trickled down to me and I owe everything I’ve learned about plant care from the moms in my life. …

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Whimsical Decorations for Your Lawn and Garden

March 30, 2021

Add a little charm to your outdoor space with these Whimsical Decorations for Your Lawn and Garden including solar lights, spinner, and more! This post may contain affiliate links. Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. These warm, sunny days have been such a tease and my spring fever has set in fast!  I’m so ready to get back to gardening and spending my days outdoors.  I recently started cleaning up the yard, getting the…

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