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You Absolutely Should Not Get Backyard Chickens

I was talking to a friend the other day. She’s a gentle soul, a kind-hearted person who says, “I could never kill an animal” with wide, pained eyes …

How To Build An Elevated Garden

Good morning, all! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! The weather here was absolutely gorgeous, so I took the opportunity to work on a project …

Sprouting Seedlings in Eggshells

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: How to plant a garden that will fit on your windowsill.</i><p>This week, Central Park is a sea of the purple and yellow dots of crocuses and daffodils, and the first green buds …

Building a Pebble Mosaic Stepping Stone

The most frequently asked question I get in regards to my mosaic work seems to be "Where do you get your stones?" After that comes the question "Do …

Creating A Paver and Pebble Mosaic Patio

<b>When I started this "little" project I never imagined it would take me two summers until it was finally finished. Technically it still needs one more</b> …

Pebble Mosaic Underfoot

For thousands of years we have been pressing pebbles into patterns onto earthen floors. And numerous fine artists continue the tradition today…<p>Pebble …

Making a Grand Entrance

<i>"You never get a second chance to make a first impression."</i><p>Unknown quote<p>The cold, snow filled days of early winter are a perfect time for gathering …

Beautiful Tapestry: The Garden of Heather Bradley

Gardeners often focus on growing flowers, but great gardens are about more than pretty flowers in bloom.<p>In her lovely garden, Heather Bradley has …

A Romantic Garden

Not everyone could warm up to the last gardens I showed, but for those who found those gardens too impersonal, I think this garden will fill the bill.<p>…

Seed Starting in Mini Greenhouses

No greenhouse? No problem! Even small-space dwellers can start seeds outdoors with a few tips and these clever umbrella mini greenhouses.<p>This project …

Gardening

Rose Pests– bad bugs

Green lady bug? Nope.<p>Why am I showing holes in the rose petals?<p>If this picture is too sad– look no further. If you are squeamish– turn back.<p><b>This is a</b> …

The Rose House on the Corner

Our house has acquired a name.<p>It's been mentioned to me by a number of different people over the years, such as:<p>a lady jogger who stopped by and …

Got a Shade Garden? No Problem! These Veggies Love it!

There are many vegetables you can grow in shade. Most vegetables actually do best with dappled or part shade to protect them from the hot, dry sun. …

Mastering Dry Shade

<i>This page is a work in progress but I hope to have it completed soon.</i><p>First things first - I am not a master of dry shade. I've simply learned to …

How To Build An Indoor Seed Starting Rack - Cheap!

For the last few years, in the late winter months, our dining room table transforms into our seed starting area – or as we like to call it – our mini …

recap: 10 thoughts on successful underplanting

A COUPLE OF YOU COMMENTED when I posted a spring “walk in the garden” story years back, asking for help [read more…]The post recap: 10 thoughts on …

Gardening | Shade Gardening | Shade Garden Ideas

Determine the various degrees of shade in your yard. How much sunlight areas receive—and when they receive it—dictates what kind of plants will …

Gardening

12+ Ideas For Old Doors and Windows in the Garden

Old doors and windows are wonderful in the garden. Have a look at these ideas to use doors or windows in landscaping. They can be used as garden …

Organic Bug Spray Recipe

Let’s talk about insects, shall we? About how much we hate them? And then, let’s talk about an organic bug spray recipe.<p>Some days I can take a sucker …

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

How to plant garlic & shallots. It's time!

Today, as I was up to my elbows in old hay and manure, I couldn’t help but be overwhelmed with the joy of this life.<p>Is there heartache? Pain? …

Tips on beginning a homestead orchard (and the varieties we will be planting this year!)

Sometimes, I have so many things I want to share with you, I don’t even know where to begin. Right now, I have posts written in my head about the …

How to make Homemade Country Wine

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 169<p>Make your own wine from berries, flowers, …

50+ Flowers to grow in a Bee Friendly Garden

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Learn Which Flowers are Good for Bees<p>Attracting …

Pallet Project

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 211<p>Our patio is an area that we haven’t used …

How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter • Lovely Greens

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Use a wooden pallet to make a Strawberry …

Best Ever Summer Sangria Recipe

I wish I could invite every single one of you over.<p>We’d sit outside on my vintage turquoise glider and chat and laugh while my hubby manned the …

Unique Bird Baths - a Stepladder

When I was a kid, we had a plastic birdbath in our backyard and I loved watching the birds splash around.<p>Yes, I was a lonely child – with nothing but …