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spring garden

How to Attract Birds to Your Yard

May 15, 2024
Sparrow takes a drink from a hummingbird embellished cement birdhouse. Oak tree, bush, and deck are in background of photo.

Want to welcome some feathered friends to your backyard and garden? These tips will help you attract local birds to your yard with food, water, and other resources. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Looking back, I’ve always been a backyard birder – or a bird nerd, if you will.  I remember setting up a bird feeder when I still lived with my parents.  I was amazed by…

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Terracotta Fairy House Bee Bath

May 8, 2024
Terracotta Fairy House Bee Bath placed outside in rocky patch with raspberry branches in background.

Create a whimsical fairy house inspired bee bath out of a terracotta pot and saucer, miniatures, and paint. This adorable bath will keep bees happy all summer long! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Our backyard is turning into a magical place.  Along with our vegetable garden extension, we’ve let our wild raspberry and blackberry bushes grow like crazy underneath our deck. We’ve planted a combination of sunflowers…

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May New Item Launch

May 1, 2024
Collage photo of new simmer pot kits, scrunchie options, and digital flower artwork from Holoka Home on Etsy.

New items have dropped on Holoka Home for the month of May! This item launch includes new simmer pot kits, scrunchie options, digital art, plus price drops! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Happy May!  It is the unofficial start to summer and I’m kicking off the month with new items in my Etsy shop.  I launched 5 new items – three simmer pot kits, a multi-item option…

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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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Spring Items Have Launched

March 6, 2024
Collage photo of spring items from Holoka Home on Etsy. Items include simmer pot kits, bookmarks, Easter egg decor, and garden stakes.

Spring items have launched on Holoka Home on Etsy! This launch includes new simmer pot kits, Easter decor, paper bookmarks, garden stakes, and more to come! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Spring has sprung in my Etsy shop!  Transitioning between seasons has taken some work.  I’ve grown quite attached to my winter items.  Of course, they’re what launched my shop so that’s probably what stirred my attachment. …

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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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