Category Archives: Reduce Reuse & Recycle

Just a Little Reminder

With one month to go until spring we’ve already started planning this summers garden. Seeds have been cluttering my desk for weeks, begging to get started. Well today’s the day! I’ve been pulling muffin trays and assorted plastic containers out … Continue reading

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Updating your Garden with Benjamin Moore

Designer Dreams on a Shoe String Budget (This is a sponsored post. Some materials for this project were provided by Benjamin Moore, Tri City Paint & Decorating. All opinions are my own.) Ahh the life of the fiberglass planter. Once … Continue reading

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Milner Gardens Garden Party: Where Blogger Unite!

This week I found myself at a Garden Party and Hometalk meet up out at Milner Gardens in Langley, and what a party it was. The shop was decked out in fabulously decorated displays set to inspire and invigorate our … Continue reading

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Recycled Seed Starters

Get Growing! Seed starting doesn’t have to be complicated or cost a lot of money. Seeds are cheap and with a quality seed starting soil you’ve got all you need, well almost. Seed trays are invaluable, and I’ve already put … Continue reading

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Trend Spotting at the NWFGS: Lust, Rust & Waterways

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show swept through the region last month. The amazing plants and displays captivated my attention and haven’t let go.  After a long winter, the abundant sights, smells of the show can be a little dizzying. Only … Continue reading

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Earth Art takes Root at VanDusen Gardens

An Oasis in the City VanDusen Gardens is an unquestionably beautiful place to visit. Amble down one of the many garden paths and you’re sure to find yourself  taken away to someplace much more relaxing than the world outside the … Continue reading

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Positively Perfect Paper Pulp Pots!

Give it up for Pinterest y’all! While poking around their boards recently I came across a this great project, perfectly suited for my kids or any kid really! Spring brings with it many fabulous opportunities to teach children about nature and recycling. This project is the perfect … Continue reading

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Project Garden

Creating a Child Friendly Bird Bath. Guest Post by: Stacy Tornio Stacy Tornio is an editor at Birds & Blooms magazine. She is a gardener, nature lover, birder, children’s writer and author of Project Garden! Here at the Dandelion Wrangler … Continue reading

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The Northwest Flower & Garden Show’s Sky Gardens, Part 3: Heavy Metal

Back to the Skybridge! Gardeners attending the Northwest Flower & Garden Show were being offered a plethora of inspiring ideas and small space solutions.  I’ve written extensively about my visit to the sky gardens last week. Making sure to Indulge Your Inner Artist, we discussed … Continue reading

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The Northwest Flower & Garden Show’s Sky Gardens, Part 1: Trend Spotting!

One thing was made very clear from my visit to the sky bridge at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. My container gardens would never, could never, be the same again! It could have been the high altitude, or the … Continue reading

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