You may remember that my husband and I recently gave our patio a little makeover, mostly to rescue it from the pollen residue spring left behind — not to mention all the junk that had overtaken it during the cold months. Well, the final result was good, but something was still missing:
You see that space in the middle, with the empty planter on the ground? That just wasn’t working for us. It felt…well…empty. So when Walmart offered us the opportunity to plant some flowers with a gorgeous planter from their Better Homes & Gardens collection, I jumped at the chance. I knew it would be just the thing to fill in that space. :: READ THE FULL POST
So…remember the other day I shared a photo of our disaster of a patio? In case you don’t, here are some more photos of it to jog your memory.
Well, the good news is that it got that way mostly due to laziness. So it really was nothing a little elbow grease couldn’t fix.
But sometimes, elbow grease alone isn’t enough. The dead plants in all our pots screamed neglect. My husband, our resident green thumb (because I am not at all horticulturally inclined) decided we had to remedy that. :: READ THE FULL POST
Warm weather has returned and the sales of veggie seeds are booming — mostly because the desire for folks to grow their own food is positively contagious. But what happens if you’re a humble tenant? How much time and money do you really want to invest in a space that is not even your own? And what happens when you pick up and move?
You’ve probably heard of container gardening. Well here are a few tips for creating unique container veggie beds you can take with you when you move out: :: READ THE FULL POST