Garden Craftiness

Succulent Fountain

The drought in California has made for some interesting garden challenges this year. We are now currently in Stage 3 where I live which means even fountains that recirculate water should be turned off. So what does one do with…

$5 Hack Blasts Bugs off your Plants!

I was tasked with presenting a new product at our nursery  managers’ meeting a month ago and the product I presented was  the Bug Blaster 30 inch Spray Bar with Nozzle. You can follow the previous link where you can…

Make a Strawberry Jar Birdbath

I’ve been coveting these glazed birdbaths with planting pockets similar to the one pictured here. But with so many other things I need for the yard and a price tag of $139, they are pretty low on the list right…

Make an Apple Santa

More than any time of the year, the December holidays always bring back reminders of childhood traditions. Growing up in a family heavily influenced by European customs, I remember doing and making things my classmates did not. As a child…

Happy Holidays from California!

 As this year comes to a close, it’s almost time to start planning for next year’s garden. But as I take a break from my regular gardening chores. I have time for other hobbies. This year, I made a wreath.…

A Garden of Ideas

I love to visit our local community gardens a couple of times each year because the gardeners are so creative. I always come home with ideas and inspiration. There will be several things I want to grow, build and try.…

Ugly Lettuce Monolith Gets Better

The ugly lettuce monolith is not quite as ugly anymore. Amazing how a little bit of greenery makes everything look better. Last weekend I constructed the tower and filled it with things to be composted, composted material and top soil.…

The Ugly Lettuce Monolith

Scroll down to the bottom is you just want to see the supplies list. I spent much of Saturday working on this monolith. Pretty ugly, right? It will get better, though. (Hopefully.) The reason for my creating this hideous, compost…

Garlic Herb Grilled Cheese

I’ve been contemplating an herbed scone recipe all week and today it was making me particularly hungry. It’s difficult to peruse savory recipes containing garlic, sun dried tomato, rosemary and basil without having my stomach start to rumble. It didn’t…

Pepino Melon–Sketch a Plant Sunday

I was excited to participate  in Steve Asbell’s “Sketch a Plant Sunday” over at The Rainforest Garden. Steve had mentioned wanting to get in the habit of drawing more often and that it has been on my to-do list for…

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