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How to Turn a Woven Basket into a Planter

May 22, 2024
Angled photo of hanging woven basket on garden fence filled with red, white, and blue flowers.

This easy upcycle project will show you how to turn a woven basket into a gorgeous summer planter filled with flowers in a red, white, and blue color scheme. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Is there anything more “summertime” in the US than lemonade, apple pie a la mode, and red, white, and blue?  When I decided to turn this basket into a planter, I knew I…

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How to Grow a Moon Garden

April 10, 2024
White plumeria flowers shine beneath the moonlight.

Learn how to grow a gorgeous moon garden with evening bloomers, fragrant flowers, and other plants that glow underneath the moonlight. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Every year, I try to add a few new flowers to our garden.  Last year, it was pollinator plants.  Another year, I added a bunch of black flowers.  This year, I’m creating a moon garden in one section of our yard. …

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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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15 Affordable Outdoor Planters $25 and Under

May 20, 2021

Spruce up your yard with these 15 affordable outdoor planters!  Every one of these planters is $25 and under making them super budget-friendly! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Last week, I took my mom for her annual Mother’s Day greenhouse outing.  We ended up hitting not one, but two greenhouses this year, and then made a trip to HomeGoods to pick up some new pots.  So I…

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How to Create an Edible Herb Garden

March 16, 2021

Create an edible herb garden with essential culinary herbs that can be used for cooking and dried later to create your own seasoning blends! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Let me preface this post by saying that I am and will always be a lover of the snow.  That said, it’s just been TOO MUCH over the past month!  I wanted snow this winter, but not all…

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How to Create a Butterfly Garden

March 24, 2020
create a butterfly garden

Fill your yard with colorful flowers and host plants this spring and create a beautiful butterfly garden that will attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Last year, I was so excited to get started on my black flower garden! I had a lot of success starting my flowers in a seed starting tray and transplanting them around Mother’s Day.  As much as I…

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