Category: Spring

Spring Flowers in Bloom

Happy Friday! For those of you in a deep freeze or still covered in snow, I sharing some spring flowers! Our March was warm and mild but with April’s arrival has been blustery and cold. Another freeze is in the forecast this weekend with temperatures dipping down in the 20s. Azaleas are in bloom. . . Dear Mother Nature:…

Layered Spring Salad for Easter

I have a Layered Spring Salad to serve alongside your ham for your Easter menu and or for your next family gathering, potluck, or barbecue! Seven-layer salads were popular in the South in the 70s and 80s at potlucks and church socials and have recently started to make a comeback. The best part about this type of salad is you can…

Chalking It Up To Welcome Spring

Happy first day of Spring! I’m chalking it up to welcome Spring on my Potting Shed door! We’ve had some beautiful spring weather here in North Carolina with temperatures 70s and 80s in the last couple of weeks, more typical of May than March. We’re chiller this morning, with temperatures in the 40s and 30s today and…

Flower Therapy for the Table: Mikasa Meadow Violets

I have some flower therapy for the table, ideal for spring or summer, but especially welcome on a cold winter day, Mikasa Meadow Violets dinnerware!  Meadow Violets, by Kim Parker for Mikasa, brings the vivid beauty of the garden indoors, with a bright palette of painted florals to the table. An embossed foliage design borders one side of the plates, providing…

How the Tables Turned: 2015 Year in Review

A look back at how the tables turned in 2015, with highlights from the months and seasons. Click on the links for some tabletop inspiration and to see the full post! Flower Therapy for the Table: Katie Alice English Garden Inspired by antique wallpaper reminiscent of an English garden and a wheelbarrow centerpiece full of blooms. Delicate Florals, Edible…

Around the Potting Shed: 2015 Year in Review

Thank you for ALL for your visits, comments, shares and pins in 2015! I’m looking for some inspiration in the new year, if you have any, please send it my way. :) In the meantime I’m sharing my Potting Shed year in review and a celebration of the seasons and holidays. Here is a recap and highlights from 2015. Click…