Category Archives: Garden Projects

Create an Air Garden with a Tillandsia Wreath (Contest Alert!)

With all of their quirky spikes & flauntably fabulous colours, Tillandsia’s are a artistic and unique addition to the home garden. These air plants are beyond simple. They require no soil and cause no mess. Just a light misting once … Continue reading

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Scare Yourself Silly at Art Knapp’s Funland! (Contest Alert)

Looking for a spooktacular activity for the whole family? Funland at Art Knapp’s has you covered! Opening this Friday the 13th, Funland is open from 9am daily, packed with even more activities for thrill seekers of all ages. I stopped by … Continue reading

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With Just a Touch of Pixie Dust: Building a Fairy Garden with Art Knapp’s

My girls are fairy obsessed. They are forever building little shelters & houses in my gardens using twigs & leaves and whatever spent flowers they can find. It’s all for the Fairies Mom. Oh, okay. If it’s for the fairies… … 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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Wordless Wednesday: All the Pretty Little Things

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Sparking my Creativity with Hometalk!

I have a new addiction, and its better than Pintrest. What?! You heard me. I know your a crafter like me, a gardener, an artist or simply someone trying to express your personality through your living space. If that explains … Continue reading

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Nasturtiums, Scarification and other Fun with Preschoolers!

I spent the morning planting nasturtium seeds with my youngest’s Preschool class. This was my first workshop, and I was nervous. All the goofy grins and eager questions from the kids helped. I got over my nerves, and jumped right in. We … Continue reading

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Create your own Rubber Boot Planter for Earth Day!

It’s Earth Day, and I’m doing my part to think green when putting together my spring planters. Recycling some cutie pie rubber boots from the depths of our hall closet I created something new and fun for my garden. The … 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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Wordless Wednesday: Walking in Her Shoes

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