June 26, 2013
This week, I made some simple outdoor lanterns for the Fourth of July holiday this week over HGTV Gardens. Click here for the instructions. The kids helped with this project and we had a blast.  They even want to take these lanterns when we go watch the fireworks this year.  I thought that was a…

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June 24, 2013
It has been a little while since I have shared any updates about the bees but that does not mean that they have been quiet.  In fact, they have been very busy! I even added another hive on a nearby property.Read more

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June 19, 2013
This week I am sharing with you how to make a one of a kind flag for your garden.This is an easy project that you can do in an hour or two and makes great use of fabric scraps or remnants. I could not decide between the visual concept that I had for two flags…

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June 12, 2013
It’s hard to believe that Father’s Day is next weekend.  My husband is one of those people that it is impossible to shop for and the kids and I always rack our brains to find something that is perfect for him each year.  In our household, we always love to give at least one homemade…

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June 10, 2013
This past weekend, I decided to make the trip to Rhinebeck, New York for the Country Living Fair.  As my in-laws live three hours away from my home on Cape Cod, this was the perfect place to make for a home base with the family.  Rhinebeck is only about an hour and a half drive…

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June 7, 2013
It’s that time again!  Have we got a treat for you and our flock!  Our fantastic sponsor Treats for Chickens is giving away goodies to our subscribers again.  This time there is an “I Ate The Worm” t-shirt in the size of your choice and two 1 pound bags of their Pumpkin Seed Snacks for…

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June 5, 2013
It is no secret that one of my gardening loves is to garden in miniature.  I am over the moon that I was able to share with folks how to plant their very own miniature fairy garden over on HGTV Gardens. There I have shared over 30 photos of the garden.  Here’s a preview. Read…

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June 3, 2013
If you are like us, you enjoy growing, harvesting and eating home grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs.  As we have transitioned to gardening entirely organically at Tilly’s Nest, we have come to learn of some fascinating gardening techniques that can help you get the best from your plantings.  One such technique is companion planting.  Companion planting involves…

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