garden party tablescape

Houseplants make me happy. In turn, using houseplants in this garden party tablescape makes for a happy table. Come see all the garden goodness that makes this table styling a happy table setting.

burlap container gardening DIY

We all know burlap has been trending f.o.r.e.v.e.r now and I really like to marry it with natural elements so why not plants & flowers? Come see how to create some unique and fabulous containers for your plants in this burlap container gardening DIY.

floral cone bouquets DIY for May Day

We are enjoying spring goodness around here and I created some floral cone bouquets to welcome May Day in a couple of weeks.  I am super excited to share my floral cone bouquets DIY with you today. These floral cone bouquets are pretty simple to put together and are great for May Day, Mother’s DayContinue reading “floral cone bouquets DIY for May Day”

container gardening ideas & inspiration

I am a big fan of container gardening because I love the versatility, variety, and volume it offers without the huge, permanent commitment of landscape design.  Today I am sharing useful tips and thoughts for container gardening ideas and inspiration. 

forced spring bulbs tablescape

Spring bulbs are always an indication the seasons are about to change over to more sunshine and blooms and time outdoors. This forced spring bulbs tablescape radiates all the spring vibes.

how to build a livestock fence

Earlier in the summertime, Mister & Master M built a new fence around our vegetable garden in the backyard. It’s inspired by traditional livestock fences but with a bit of an edge and character. Here are all the details on how they did it and how you can do it too. It’s amazing how easilyContinue reading “how to build a livestock fence”

vegetable garden mid-summer update

We recently got back home to California from a family vacation to the East Coast.  Our vegetable garden has blossomed while we were gone and we are now literally enjoying the fruits of our labor.  Also, before we left we started some updates in the garden and today we want to share some of the fun happeningsContinue reading “vegetable garden mid-summer update”

hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape

July is hydrangea season! Hydrangeas are one of my all time favorite flowers and they are in full bloom! We have several varieties in the back yard and I brought some in to create a simple but beautiful centerpiece for this summer tablescape. This hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape brings two of my favorites together.Continue reading “hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape”

étagère plant stand update

I love clustering pretty pots and beautiful blooms on the green, metal étagère that sits in a corner in our back patio.  Styling this plant stand is always a fun and satisfying project every year.   If you have been around here awhile, you’ve seen it many times before, but if you’re new here then I hopeContinue reading “étagère plant stand update”