Archive for the ‘crafts’ Category

Gardening made easy with new iBook + Hutto garden fun

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Posted in Late spring flowers, annuals, books, crafts, early spring flowers, garden art, garden structure, lawn replace, perennials, rain water collection, vegetables | No Comments »

I rather like the restful stage in my dormant winter garden. Here's a view of the den path from the patio. Let’s distract our finger on the eager pruning trigger with early-birds like Matchstick bromeliad (Aechmea gamosepala) that leads off my ...

So Succulent!

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 Posted in cactus, crafts, cut flowers, drought, garden clubs, succulents | 4 Comments »

Yes, you know that succulents are thrifty on water. But have you thought about using your cuttings in floral arrangements? Well, here you go! This week, Trisha shows how to make enchanting indoor displays with cuttings that can be planted again ...

Cute Overload That Matters: Kids & Wildlife

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 Posted in Insects, Late spring flowers, Summer plants, children, crafts, garden bloggers, garden designers, garden projects, habitat, herbs, native plants, perennials, recipes, wildlife | 4 Comments »

I’ve never been afraid of spiders since I read Charlotte’s Web as a kid. In fact, I veer around their intricate knitting so I don’t mess it up. Selfishly I hope the spiders mess it up themselves with a few leaf-footed ...

Performance art in your garden

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 Posted in bees, crafts, early spring flowers, garden art, native plants, perennials, philosophy | 19 Comments »

Performance art: isn’t that what your garden’s all about?  Certainly, birds dance for free when possumhaw holly berries are on stage. What about a little plant that gets encores at dinner? Like mimes, plants reach for the sky to silently gather us ...