A couple of weeks ago I spent a relaxing, fun afternoon creating a few succulent terrariums for myself and for birthday gifts. It's super easy and they look really beautiful. You'll need the following: Succulent plants or cuttings. Mix and match different leaf shapes and textures. Containers Small stones — whatever you like. I used... Continue Reading →
...and other news. Here are a few stories that we've come across in the past few days that we think you might find interesting. School Wildlife Habitats We loved this one in particular. We all know about the life-enhancing lessons that kids take away from school (food) gardens. Well here's another powerful way to engage... Continue Reading →
You may have noticed that we haven't posted anything new in a while — since before Christmas as a matter of fact. Mary Beth and I are busy with other projects, but we wanted to let you know that we'll be back soon. Stay tuned.
We love our gardens and we love our photography, so what could be better than garden photography? Not much. We thought we'd be Santa's little helpers and list a few items that would be sure to please anyone who takes shooting gardens even a little bit seriously. The only thing hard about making this list... Continue Reading →
Gardeners are easy to buy gifts for, they never have everything they need. Tools get lost, "borrowed", broken, or they simply wear out like our garden gloves which we go through at an alarming rate. Not that we would want anyone to buy us garden gloves. No, we'd like to get something that we wouldn't... Continue Reading →
Last week's post was about using a solution of alcohol and water (one part alcohol to 10 parts water) to restrict the growth of paperwhites. Theoretically this will keep the stems short and strong enough to support the flowers without them tipping over. My paperwhites have grown super fast this week. And some of them... Continue Reading →