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  • Acorn Garden Container Fairy Garden
    Garden

    Spectacular Fairy Garden Planting Container

    When I met Denise English from Eco Personal Garden at the Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago and she had such passion about a creative product idea she had – making…

  • Cazador Del Sol Garden Sculpture Winter Photo
    Garden

    Winter Garden Art Installation

    Winter. It’s killing me. Beyond hurting my osteoarthritis and making me cold, winter is dark and dank in the northern states. We need some creativity, some love, some color. That’s it…

  • Biltmore Conservatory and Gardens
    Garden

    Winter Conservatory Tour Biltmore Estate

    In the cold silence of winter, when we feel isolated from one another and arthritis pain and depression are pulling you down, there is still a way to become enveloped in…

  • Garden

    American Horticultural Society Inspires Gardening

    Last summer I was privileged to have an exciting #takeadaynow garden visit in Washington D.C. – part of this trip included visiting the American Horticultural Society‘s headquarters at River Farm in…

  • Garden Clogs Digging a Weed
    Garden

    Garden Clogs – A Review

    I’m a huge fan of rain boots in the garden, but garden clogs have an advantage over the boots of being quicker and easier in my opinion. I like to slip…

  • Wine bottle French Potager Garden
    Garden

    Recycle an Iron Arbor

    **This arbor story is a recycled post from 2010. I recently had a reader ask me to post it again — here it is my friends — RECYCLE, REUSE, REPOST!** My…

  • BioMarker Plant Markers in Elevated Beds
    Garden

    Stocking Stuffers for the Gardener

    One of the things I do throughout the year is gradually collect my stocking stuffers for holiday gift giving. With the holidays quickly approaching you need these stocking stuffers for the…

  • Bulb Popper and Drill
    Garden

    How To Plant a Bulb with a Drill

    Right now across the United States it is the season to plant bulbs and I have a solution to make it easier to do if you have a health condition that…

  • Halloween Broken Pot Container Garden
    Garden

    Halloween Broken Pot Container Fairy Garden

    This year I met a wonderful woman at the Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago; Denise English from Eco Personal Garden. She is a new garden product vendor who loved the…

  • Shirley Bovshow Evening Garden
    Garden

    Fall Landscaping with Shirley Bovshow

    On a recent #takeadaynow tour through the Los Angeles, California region, I met up with beautiful and inspiring landscape designer, Shirley Bovshow for a tour around her garden. Shirley is a…

  • Herb Garden
    Garden

    How To Dry Herbs

    An herb garden is a reflection of beauty and is intricately tied to food and family, it seems a good day to talk about an herb garden and drying herbs. One…

  • Houseplant Plant Stand Hack with Plants
    Garden

    Houseplant Plant Stand Hack

    This season I had several houseplants hanging in the garden. One of my favorite displays was the Living Wall Cone Container Garden (right) and the idea of giving these drought tolerant,…

  • Rose Garden Christopher Shane (002)
    Garden

    Rose Trials at Biltmore

    One of the highlights of my visit this summer at Biltmore Estate was being toured around the gardens by the knowledgeable Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes (above). Parker and his team…

  • Lifetime Raised Bed Cultivator Weeding Debris
    Garden

    Gleaning Garden Containers for Fall

    This year has been an amazing season for my elevated gardens. Since the spring I have been testing a garden tool from Gardeners Supply called the Lifetime Raised Bed Cultivator –…


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