Category / Gardening

August 21, 2015
Nursing my love of succulents and spreading the succulent love. The kids and I recently created this adorable back to school teacher gift planter. As we waded through the aisles of Staples, I could not resist those creative gears from turning. I think this will make a sweet surprise on the first day of school.…

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July 30, 2015
My friend Deb for years now has grown the most beautiful dahlias. Raised beds upon raised beds dance with dahlias, zinnias and among other blooms in her cutting garden. This spring, I was inspired to try dahlias in my garden. It was Longfield Gardens once again that gave me a boost. They generously sent me some dahlia…

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July 7, 2015
Earlier this week, I stumbled upon this lovely robin’s nest. A robin must have felt safe and stealthy made a nest in the top of my garden umbrella. A few days ago, I went to take the umbrella down because of an approaching storm. I suddenly realized that I couldn’t. A nest with a single…

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May 12, 2015
Kokedama appeared hundreds of years ago in Japan. The art of kokedama is based on the age old tradition of bonsai. Kokedama or string gardens are often created when groups of these assorted plants are hung together to form a beautiful living arrangement.  These pot-less plants are wrapped in moss and watered by soaking.  They…

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March 4, 2015
This week I’m leaving on a jet plane to cover the 22nd Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival for HGTV Gardens. I am so excited for a behind the scenes tour and experience with some of the extraordinary people involved in this fabulous celebration of the gardens.Read more22nd Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

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January 30, 2015
The Nor’easter lasted over 24 hours. It began Monday afternoon and finally let up on Wednesday morning. After 60 mph wind gusts with white out conditions, we were able to finally get outside to assess the damage. We all had cabin fever at that point and wanted to make sure that everyone weathered the storm.…

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January 14, 2015
I love picking up old frames at antique fairs. I just adored this one. I found it at the Vintage Bazaar and I loved that it was already painted this lovely blue. For a few dollars, it came home with me ready to be transformed into a living piece of art. Creating airplant wall art…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.