Category: Potting Shed

The Earth Laughs in Flowers: Happy Earth Day Giveaway!

 The Earth laughs in flowers and I’m celebrating Earth Day with a little giveaway in honor of wildflowers and pollinators. Of course if you’re a gardener, every day is Earth Day! Wildflowers are essential to the survival of the pollinator population. Pollinators such as bees, hummingbirds and butterflies are vital to almost all crops and plants…

Potting Shed: The Chain Gang

My galvanized watering cans were collected over the years from flea markets and antique malls, some European, but most made in USA. They’re a rag-tag bunch, complete with dents and missing roses. While I love to find them in mint condition with their roses intact, I’m fond of those that were well used, imagining all the flowers and…

Potting Shed: Growing a Garden Hose Wreath with Blooming Wellies

Do you have garden fever? Our freeze date is April 15th and I’ve been circling the garden centers in anticipation! Despite the flowers calling my name, I’ve resisted temptation, learning the hard way over the years how unpredictable Mother Nature can be. We’ve had balmy, spring weather in February and frigid, winter weather in March. After warming up again…

Chalking it Up: Happy Spring Blooms!

We’re enjoying some welcome 70 degree temperatures our first week of spring that has my palms itching to dig in the dirt! Our frost date is April 15th so I’m biding my time and satisfying my craving for flowers with spring bulbs. . . Hyacinths and Daffodils and chalkboard blooms on my Potting Shed door. I was able to…