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Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Best Tips On Organic Vegetable Gardening

Written By: Ann Katelyn

Organic vegetable gardening is becoming more and more popular today because of the numerous benefits that it has. Some people think that organic gardening is a daunting task, but the truth is, it is as easy as regular gardening. Of course, there are some tips that you need to know for you to be able to ensure that your plants will... Read more

An Easy DIY: A Succulent, Magnolia Cone & Walnut Adorned Wreath

This wreath won't knock the socks off of you in terms or sparkle and shine, but if you like your decorations on the "au natural" side, then this easy DIY's for you. It was created with the holiday season in mind but can be put together and displayed at any time of year. Succulents, magnolia cones and walnuts make a beautiful combo, 1 that Mother Nature herself would endorse!I collected magnolia cones that fell from... Read more

Holiday Decor Ideas With Hints Of Nature

Written By: Lucy Ferreira
Some of us like to get started early creating the masterplan for our holiday decor.  The weather invites us to stay inside and to spend more time browsing online for decorating and recipe ideas.  Who doesn't love an hour or 2 session on Pinterest?!  December is a very busy month and there's only 25 days until Christmas rolls around. Let's jump right in and get inspired with these holiday decor ideas all with hints of nature.This... Read more

A Fall Wreath Creation, Sonoran Desert Style

I grew up on a small farm in New England miles from anything and long before the internet came on the scene.  Sports, cooking and crafting were my main activities as a kid.  Many years later I'm still active, cook and love to craft. I started blogging and YouTubing in Santa Barbara and created pieces with things collected from my garden, on... Read more

How To Grow String Of Hearts: A Sweet Succulent-Like Trailing Houseplant

Oh sweet little String Of Hearts, many people think you're a succulent but you aren't. This trailing houseplant is durable, easy as can be and the care is similar to a fleshy succulent but it shares the same family with another plant I love, the Hoya. They are both considered to be a succulent vine.

10 Inspiring Garden Quotes

Written By: Lucy
Quotes are reminders to live in a more poetic and sometimes more courageous way.  They express feelings and tones that are hard for us to put into words.  Luckily, someone else had the same feelings and was able to translate them into words beautifully. I love quotes and know that I'm not the only one who does.  This is why we started compiling quotes which would resonate with fellow garden hounds.  Many of the quotes you'll see... Read more

One Easy Way To Jazz Up A Plain Plastic Flower Pot

I must say, I'm totally smitten with lightweight pots. For years I bought gorgeous ceramics planters but after you got the plants and dirt in, a front end loader was needed to move them.  Plastics have come a long way so now when searching for larger pots, I look for polyresin, fiberglass, and durable plastic. This is all about jazzing up a plain plastic flower pot with something unexpected if you don't have any paints.

Fall Readymade Natural Wreaths

Written By: Lucy Ferreira

Fall is a slower season in nature, leaves fall down and the landscape gets ready to rest so it can come to life and flourish and bloom again next year. But for us it's a different story. Fall can mean: back to work or school, planning the big Thanksgiving feast, getting ready for the Holidays, closing out the year and welcoming in a new one. Winter and fall tend to be the most productive seasons in contrast with the relaxed... Read more

7 Reasons To Love The Very Cool Spider Agave aka Squid Agave

This very cool succulent, which grows in a slightly twisted and arching form, certainly creates a unique and striking silhouette. Unlike a lot of agaves, of which there are upwards of 200 varieties, this 1 stays relatively compact and is suited for containers.  Agave bracteosa, aka Spider Agave, Squid Agave and Candelabrum Agave is a favorite of mine. It makes my heart go pitter patter and I'm going to give you 7 reasons to love it too.Read more