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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…

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…

Buzzing with Bees + ‘Honey It’s Good’ Flower Arrangement

Think outside the vase and upcycle a vintage honey can as a vase for garden flowers. Post includes includes flower arrangement longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy Monday! The garden has burst into bloom and is buzzing with bees! And I’m joining my blogging friends to share some floral inspiration and Monday Morning Blooms!…

Floral Friday: Pitcher Perfect Garden Blooms

Happy Friday! It’s the first Friday of the month which means I’m joining my blogging friends for another edition of 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 Floral Friday edition, our common theme was a pitcher. I found…

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms Around the Potting Shed

Happy Wednesday! Summer arrives officially tomorrow but we’ve had summer like temperatures for weeks now. . . And it’s National Pollinator Week and I’ve been as busy as a bee trying to keep everything watered in the summer heat! We went from a very wet spring and a full pond after Subtropical Storm Alberto over…

Dining with Bees in the Potting Shed + National Pollinator Week

Happy National Pollinator Week! In celebration, I gathered some bee favorites for a little tabletop vignette the Potting Shed! From Pollinator.org: National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. Pollinator populations are changing. Many pollinator populations are in decline attributed to a loss…

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…

Flowers Feed the Soul and Ball Jar Bouquets

 Flowers Feed the Soul so I cut some blooms for some Ball Jar Bouquets.  And chalked up a little bloom for the soul on my Potting Shed door. Our Endless Summer hydrangeas are blooming! I cut some of the moppy blue flowers to enjoy for some Ball Jar Bouquets. . . And added some butterfly bush stems…