Category: Flowers

Floral Friday: A Blooming Watermelon Vase and Patriotic Table

Happy Friday! It’s the third Friday of the month and joining my blogging friends for Floral Friday. You can find their links for their beautiful floral inspiration and flower therapy at the bottom of this post! For this week’s edition of Floral Friday, our challenge was to incorporate fruits and/or veggies into the floral design.…

16+ Creative Ideas for Adding Fruit and Veggies in Flower Arrangements

Happy Wednesday! I’m gearing up with my blogging friends for another edition of Floral Friday. This week’s theme is incorporating fruits or veggies with florals and one of my favorite ways to arrange flowers! Adding fruit or vegetables to your floral arrangements is a great way to add interest, texture, color AND helps your floral…

Majolica and Hydrangeas Alfresco Table

Happy Wednesday! We’re enjoying some sunshine, lower humidity and cooler temperatures this week, perfect for dining outdoors! The Endless Summer Hydrangeas are blooming and loving our abundance of rainfall this spring. I cut some blooms to fill an urn for a centerpiece for the table. Keep your cut hydrangeas from wilting with the alum-dipping method!…

Window Boxes + Flowers Around the Potting Shed

Happy Monday, I hope you had a good weekend! I’ve been busy puttering and planting around the Potting Shed. The window boxes are filling in nicely and growing. They were planted after our freeze date mid-April, with a combination of sun-loving summer annuals . . .Petunias, Hot Lobeila, Coleus and Sweet Potato Vine.  The window…

Bees, Garden Blooms and Squirrel Wars

How’s your garden growing? It seems to be feast or famine with Mother Nature in the rain department. The last couple of years we’ve fluctuated from moderate to severe drought conditions resulting in low lake levels. This year, the lake is at full pond and rising from a very wet spring and more rain in…

In the Potting Shed: Celebrating the Red, White and Bloom!

I’m in the Potting Shed, celebrating the Red, White and Bloom with the Memorial Day weekend ahead! Flowers in a flag formation, were blooming on melamine plates on sale at Pier 1. . . Ideal for a little patriotic tabletop fun in the Potting Shed! Red, White & Blue Wildflower seed packets from American Meadows, are…

Floral Friday: Patriotic Flower Arrangement with an American Flag

Memorial Day Weekend is a week away and we’re ready to celebrate the Red, White and Blue! It’s also the third Friday of the month, so I’m joining my blogging friends for Floral Friday! You’ll find their links for more floral inspiration and flower therapy at the bottom of this post. Memorial Day, formerly known as…