Spring flowers are defined by bright oranges, pinks, and reds to reflect the colors of the sunshine that is suddenly filling our homes. Here is a guide to some of the most architecturally stunning flowers to be found during spring.
Those of you who followed along with my liveblogging of the January Cure may be surprised to learn I have a three-season porch. Nowhere in any of my posts was it mentioned, because it's sadder than even my corner kitchen cabinet. It's always been a clutter magnet, and now I'm ready to reclaim it as a functional and pretty space for growing herbs and entertaining.
When asked what my favorite garden tool is, I enthusiastically effuse over my half-moon edger, like the one here from Blue Stone Garden. Many people don't use them, or even know what they are for, but they are — in my opinion — the one tool that can most easily help you transform a garden.
If you're starting a garden this summer, don't forget to include mint as one of your herbs. It's super easy to grow, and one small seedling can quickly turn into large sprawling plant. Good thing there's a ton of ways to use this versatile herb. Read on for some of Mother Earth Living's tips.
Farmstead Mercantile is a nod to the past with a firm grasp on the present. Billed as a new kind of country store, you'll find an eclectic mix of new, vintage and antiques wares, many of which are made in the USA. Shop co-owner, Jonathan Stone, sat down with us to give us a little history of the store.
Earlier this week I looked at online sources for gardening supplies which, if you don't have a car or you're pressed for time, are great for getting your garden gear. But if your idea of a relaxing Spring Sunday is strolling through a garden center, breathing in the scent of wet soil and planning your own little outdoor space, this list is for you.
Whether your garden consists of one fern on a windowsill or an entire wall filled with a vertical garden, you're going to need to water your greens. And, of course, being the stylish sort, you'll want a nice looking watering can to do the job. We understand. We like stylish things too.