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The Benefits of Having an Insect Hotel

March 13, 2024
Insect hotel featuring sections for bees, butterflies, and ladybugs on metal pole.

Thinking about adding an insect hotel to your garden this spring? There are numerous benefits to keeping an insect hotel and helping your native pollinators. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I never thought I’d be the type of girl who gets excited to see bugs – no matter how beneficial – in our yard.   But one of my favorite things to do during the warmer months is…

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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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Disco Ball Plant Stake

May 30, 2023
Disco Ball Plant Stake in an aloe plant.

Add a bit of sparkle to your home and your plant babies with this DIY Disco Ball Plant Stake project. All you need is a mini disco ball, glue, and a metal rod to create this fun plant stake! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I love scrolling through plantsagram and looking at dreamy living spaces full of greenery, potted plants I’d love to add to my collection,…

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Flower Building Sets for Adults

March 17, 2023

If you’re looking for a fun way to add beautiful flowers and plants to your home without the maintenance, considering creating one of these flower building kits for adults! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Spring is almost here! And if you’re anything like me, you’re already planning your spring garden and itching for a trip to the local garden center to shop for plants.  Unfortunately, I still…

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Faux Succulent Christmas Tree

December 13, 2021

This Faux Succulent Christmas Tree DIY is a handmade gift for plant lovers and a no-maintenance centerpiece for your holiday table!  This budget-friendly craft is made almost entirely out of dollar store supplies! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I’ve seen ads and articles about gorgeous succulent Christmas trees.  The problem is that they’re real succulents.  I may be a crazy plant lady, but succulents and I don’t…

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How to Grow a Black Flower Garden

April 25, 2019

Bring a little drama to the outdoors this summer with a unique and magical looking black flower garden! Get started with these gardening tips and flowers! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. A few years ago, I visited a small, local greenhouse looking for some spring flowers to plant in pots in our yard.  I had to do a double-take when I passed by a table of velvety…

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