Super Simple Winter Sowing with Milk Jugs Tutorial

Winter is almost over & spring is almost here. Our weather is generally unpredictable during this time of year with warm & sunny days backing right up to chilly & windy days. I am itching to do some planting outdoors, but our average last frost date isn’t until mid-May. I do have an indoor grow…

How to Dry Celosia Flowers for Holiday Arrangements

A few years ago I started to make my own fresh Christmas arrangements using items from my garden (check out my tutorials for Christmas wreaths, porch pots & garlands). It’s definitely a labor of love, but it is completely worth it once you see the finished project. Plus, you can’t beat that making your own…

How to Harvest Marigold Seeds & Get Free Flowers

The days are starting to get cooler & shorter, which means that autumn is quickly approaching. My marigolds are growing stronger than ever right now, but by early November they’ll be kaput. ‘Tis the season to start harvesting seeds for next year. I’m planning on harvesting seeds from all of my annual flowers & veggies…

Easy Guide on How to Start Seeds Indoors

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own.* Spring is almost here & seed starting season is in full swing. As I’ve stated in my other seed articles, I have never started vegetable or flower seeds indoors before. My house just doesn’t…

How to Make a Fresh Christmas Wreath with Items from your Garden

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own.* Do you love the look of fresh Christmas wreaths, but cringe at their price tags? Why not make your own & show off your garden at the same time? All you need to buy…

How to Create a Dark Garden that Morticia Addams Would Love

Halloween is just around the corner, so I thought it was the perfect time to talk about one of my gardening goals: a section of my garden devoted entirely to dark plants. There is just something so intriguing about dark-colored plants to me. I am drawn to them whenever I’m browsing at a plant nursery…

How to Make your Amaryllis Rebloom

Autumn is here and Christmas is just around the corner. This time of year always goes by like a flash of lightning. It’s also the time of year that every gardener should start planning when they should take in their amaryllis plants inside in order to force them to bloom indoors for the holiday season.…