Nannette Richford

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DIY Stream of Flowers

I love this variation on the spilled bucket or wheelbarrow of flowers. The tiny impatiens flow from the bucket creating a stream of color. This …

Gardening

DIY Hedgehog Planters

These cute little hedgehogs will look right at home in your garden and they are so easy to make that you will be amazed. The body is made from a …

Hedgehogs

DIY Birdfeeders from Recycled Cans

I wanted to share these whimsical little bird feeders from recycled cans with you this morning. These were made by Sara at Mom Endeavors. Please …

DIY

DIY Birdseed Wreaths

My daughter gave me this adorable little 'sun' birdseed wreath for my birthday. It combines my love of the sun motif with my love for feeding the …

Wreaths

Garden Thyme Blog - Learning to Garden in Maine

©Nannette Richford<p>I found this beautiful specimen of Hibiscus (<i>Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)</i> at the Bangor Flower Show yesterday. Although I had seen …

Gardening

DIY Mini Greenhouse from CD Cases

I fell in love with this mini greenhouse as soon as I saw it. It is made from old CD cases, you know, those plastic cases you saved because you were …

Gardening

DIY Soda Bottle Greenhouse

You've probably seen pictures of this greenhouse made from recycled soda bottles and wondered how difficult it would be to make. As it turns out, the …

DIY

DIY Garden Sprinkler from Soda Bottle and Recycled Pens

I've seen a lot of DIY Garden Projects and I have to admit this one is pure genius.With a recylced 20-ounce soda bottle, 15 recycled pens, a hose …

Gardening

Types of Cucumbers

Pickling Cucumbers<p>If you thought pickling cucumbers were just for making pickles, you may be surprised to learn than many Maine gardeners grow …

Sandwiches

Types of Tomatoes

Slicing Tomatoes<p>These are the tomatoes you buy in the grocery store. They are globe-shaped and the right size for sandwiches. 'Early Girl' and 'Big …

Tomatoes

DIY Peanut Wreath Feeder from a Slinky

You've probably seen these cute little peanut feeders sold online. You may have even wondered if you could make one yourself. As it turns out, you …

Birds

Snowball Lantern Instructions

I found this adorable snowball lantern today and thought I'd share it in honor of all the snow that continues to blanket the northeast. While it's …

Igloos

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Planting and Growing Perennial Flowers in the Garden

<i>Perennials are flowers that return each year. Although many die back after a hard frost in the fall, the roots survive through the winter and send up</i> …

Plants

Gardening tips for growing annual flowers in the garden

• Look for healthy plants with both blooms and buds<br>• Avoid tall leggy plants<br>• Avoid rootbound plants<br>• Check for signs of insects or disease

Plants

DIY Hummingbird Feeders from Recycled Bottles

How to Make Hummingbird Feeders from Recycled Bottles<p><b>Making Hummingbird Feeders from Test Tubes</b><p>Photo: Cat Traylor<p>These tiny feeders are made from …

Birds

How to Grow a Culinary Herb Garden

Growing a culinary herb garden provides an abundance of fresh herbs ready for use in your favorite recipes. These easy-to-grow plants thrive in a …

Gardening

Colonial Herb Garden - Classroom Project

<b>Thyme:</b> Growing to heights of 6 to 10 inches, thyme produces wiry stems with tiny gray-green leaves. Lemon thyme produces delicate yellow and green …

Gardening