Wheelbarrow Ornament

Published November 11, 2012

When it comes time to decorate the tree I always find my favorite ornaments are the ones that are made with family and friends. Miniature rusted wheelbarrows stuffed with roses look especially beautiful suspended from a tree branch. If you... Continue reading →

Mason Jar Garden Ornaments

Published November 07, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1658" align="alignright" width="198"] Any kind of metal garden stick would work fine for this idea.[/caption] Mason Jar Garden Ornaments   Decorate your garden this summer with these pretty garden luminaries. Mason jars are available at your local grocery store... Continue reading →

Bulb In A Bag: Gardener's Hostess Gift

Published November 01, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1606" align="alignright" width="212"] Amaryllis works beautifully for this idea.[/caption] Bulb in A Bag   Now that fall has arrived it's always fun to think about what we should plant for next spring. Before the ground becomes to solid to... Continue reading →

A Natural Way to Beautify Your Outdoor Furniture

Published October 13, 2012

A Natural Way to Beautify Your Outdoor Patio Furniture   It's that time of year when we dust off the outdoor patio furniture and bring it back to life again for another season. Over the winter months outdoor furniture can... Continue reading →

What's Hot in Gardening?

Published July 20, 2012

  Hot off the press is a new product called the Gardener's Care Bar. Originally from eastern Canada, this is an oversized bar with a built-in nailbrush for easy cleaning. The beautiful, rich oils and botanicals within the bar make... Continue reading →

Painted Pots

When the weather turns warm, entertaining season is usually in full force. It’s always nice to show your appreciation to your host with a hostess gift. You don’t have to break the bank on an expensive bottle of wine or... Continue reading →

Outdoor Planters

In some ways, planting garden pots is similar to decorating the inside of our homes in the sense that the plants that surround our home reflect our sense of style. Plants and pots provide the backdrop of colour to our... Continue reading →

Outdoor Lanterns: Grid Wire Mesh

[caption id="attachment_1424" align="alignright" width="300"] Find the wire grid at your local Hardware Store[/caption] With the weather warming up we are all ready to begin entertaining outdoors. Time to start cleaning up the patio furniture, decks and barbeques. Outdoor lanterns are... Continue reading →

Outdoor Entertaining Tips

Every year I like to pass on some great outdoor entertaining tips that friends and readers pass on to me. Here are a few of my favorites.   Grapevine Skewers For a contemporary twist on an old idea try using... Continue reading →

Floral Lighting

Candles and soft lights are wonderful ideas to add ambience to an outdoor space. If you are looking for way to add some soft lighting to your deck, try these little, flower lights. During the day they complement your live... Continue reading →