Category / Plants

November 19, 2014
If you know me, you know that I just adore succulents. When I was chatting with my editor at HGTV Gardens, she had a special request. She asked me to make some succulent filled terrariums that could be used place settings for the upcoming holidays. I happily obliged and created these succulent terrarium place settings.Read more

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November 12, 2014
As fall days and chilly nights arrive, the bird feeders and suet holders are refilled. They help the birds that stick around during the winter survive in our backyard. The birds adore our feeders and unfortunately so do the squirrels. It was not uncommon for the backyard squirrels to empty out all of our feeders…

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November 6, 2014
I love air plants. Next to succulents, I would have to say that they are another addiction. I tend to hoard them and tuck them in the most unexpected places around my home- small candle dishes, empty tin tea canisters, mason jars, upside down sea urchin shells, even hanging from my kitchen window. I think…

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October 15, 2014
It’s hard to believe that Halloween will be here in just about two weeks! Where has this year gone? A few weeks ago when I was hanging out at our local craft store looking for inspiration, I discovered that all the metal gardening hooks and planters were on sale for fifty percent off. Of course,…

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July 18, 2014
This year’s garden late June For years, we have always tried to use mostly organic products around our yard and gardens. Since I started beekeeping almost four years ago, everything had to change. It was no longer an option to be non-organic. Going chemical free was important for the bees and important in the long…

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July 16, 2014
 Today, I am sharing a lovely bouquet that my friend, C.L. Fornari, made during a recent garden party that I attended at her home. It’s simple-elegant and country garden all at the same time. It’s important as bloggers that sometimes we take breaks. It’s good now and then to sit back and enjoy those and…

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July 2, 2014
I hadn’t tasted a gooseberry until I was in my late 30’s. I was in my dear friend Viola’s garden when I saw a unique bush growing on the edge of the vegetable bed. There it was with sweet delicate frilly leaves dotted with darling red green orbs. They were ripe. I picked one and…

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