Tag: bee skep

Chalking It Up: Bees and Flowers Around the Potting Shed

I’m chalking up a little garden inspiration and words of wisdom on my Potting Shed door. . . Note to self: “The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.” ~ Mark Nepo Bees are buzzing around the Passion Flower Vine. . . The Allium. . . They’re buzzing around the…

The Bees Knees Table in the Potting Shed

I love all things *bee* and love seeing them buzz and bumble about the garden. . . I cut some flowers and bee favorites to fill some Quattro Stagioni Canning Jars. The jars have an adorable bee skep design which is hard to photograph, but ideal for a just-picked bouquet from the garden! They’re filled flowers…

The Potting Shed Garden Shop {Sign}

It’s been a long hot summer and I’m beyond ready for fall, but Mother Nature has more summer temperatures for us in North Carolina before it’s time to shop for pumpkins, mums and Indian corn. My petunia-filled flower pouch on the door of my Potting Shed, suffered from heat exhaustion and couldn’t be resuscitated after a long weekend out-of-town.…

*Bee* Mine Tabletop Fun for Valentine’s Day

I couldn’t let Valentine’s Day pass without a little *Bee* Mine tabletop fun in the Potting Shed! I found red chalkboard paper at Target that provided the inspiration for a little whimsy and chalking fun for a tabletop runner. Just add chalk instead of water for instant blooms and hearts for Valentine’s Day! Embossed salad plates and stemless…

May All Your Weeds *Bee* Wildflowers and Giveaway!

I’m a fan of Jars and *Bees* so I’m sharing some Jar and Bee Love, rolled into one package, with a wee summertime giveaway!  I was buzzing around T. J. Maxx when I spied Quattro Stagioni Canning Jars a year ago, and again more recently a couple of weeks ago. The bee skep design on the jars is ideal…

In the Potting Shed with Pfaltzgraff Naturewood

 I’m in the Potting Shed with some of my perennial favorites. . . . . .Bird houses, bee skeps, watering cans and pots for a little companion planting and tabletop gardening with Naturewood by Pfaltzgraff!  A study of botanical beauty, Naturewood dinnerware is rendered in a soft, natural color palette. Detailed sketches of leaves and…

At the Table~ Sweetest Day

 I’m enjoying some garden-inspired dining with Sweetest Day Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. Sweetest Day brings the vibrant life of a garden to your table. Charmingly casual with the fresh feel of a summer day, a honeycomb border buzzes with activity with bees and blooms of red, orange, and blue flowers. Yellow check napkins are tied with…

The Bee’s Knees

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Lavender Week. . . I’ve had a fragrant and delicious time with The Novel Bakers   playing with lavender and searching for recipes! I found several new beverages~ Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Margaritas, both perfect for summer and made with a lavender syrup or lavender sweet and sour mix.…