Category: Potting Shed

All Abuzz: Bees and Blooms in the Potting Shed

Happy Monday! I’m in the Potting Shed, celebrating the arrival of March, anxiously awaiting ‘the green’ of spring! And as it’s the first Monday of the month, I’m joining my blogging friends for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms! You’ll find my blogging friends’ blooming creations at the bottom of this post. Our theme…

Dreaming of Spring: Flower Therapy and Garden Blooms

Happy Friday! Spring is less than a month away (by the calendar anyway :) and I’m counting down the days. We’ve had a mild winter overall, albeit a very wet and dreary one. I’m reaching into the archives to pick some garden blooms and flowers around the Potting Shed to share today. It’s never too…

Potting Shed: The Ghost of Christmas Past

Dear December. . . you got away from me this year. With Thanksgiving falling late, I had one less week in a very busy month to decorate, shop and bake. . . Even the Christmas cards are late to be mailed this year! I have to confess that my Potting Shed was treated like the red-headed…

*Ribbit*: Repair and Makeover for a Garden Planter

Rescue and makeover an old chipped garden container, giving it a facelift and new life with this easy-to-use filler and paint! Happy Monday, I hope you had a good weekend! It’s HOT, humid and dry here. . .it must be August. ;) This frog garden planter has lived a long life. I’ve had him 25+…

Refreshing Garden Ornaments with Chalk Paint

Happy Thursday!  It is hot where you are? We’re in mid 90s this week with the humidity pushing the heat index to the 100+ degree mark. With no rain in the forecast, it’s going to be a challenge to keep the garden watered for foreseeable future! I questioned my timing (and sanity) tackling a couple…

Flowers Around the Potting Shed + July Garden Update

Happy Thursday, I’m sharing a July garden update this morning! This is a photo heavy post, so grab a cold drink, apply your sunscreen, and join me for a stroll around the Potting Shed to see what’s in bloom! Endless Summer Hydrangeas are starting to fade from their vibrant spring blues to softer greens of…

She Sheds Style: Make Your Space Your Own + Giveaway

Calling all “She Shed” fans, I have a book to share, full of ideas and inspiration: *She Sheds Style: Make Your Space Your Own by Erika Kotite This is Erika Kotite’s second “She Shed” book and a follow up to She Sheds: A Room of Your Own, where my Potting Shed was thrilled to featured.…

National Pollinator Week + Dining with Bees

Celebrate National Pollinator Week and learn what you can do to help the bees and other pollinators. Happy National Pollinator Week! In celebration, I’m all abuzz with some ‘bee’ favorites for a little tabletop fun in the Potting Shed! From Pollinator.org: National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what…

National Flag Week + Stars and Stripes Giveaway!

Happy National Flag Week! This week-long observance leading up to Flag Day on June 14th, commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag, paying tribute to the banner that waves above us all. Americans are encouraged to observe Flag Day and National Flag Week, so I’m waving the flag from the archives and celebrating the Stars…

Summer Heat and Spring Flowers Around the Potting Shed

Happy Wednesday! Grab a cuppa and join me for a stroll around the Potting Shed to see what’s in bloom and buzzing with bees! This is where I spend my mornings. . . watering, weeding and deadheading.  I’ve always loved the heart-shaped foliage of caladiums. I used a combination of red and green to fill…