When Fiddle Leaf Figs Thrive

Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree in the Entry - The Inspired Room

Do you remember the unfortunate tale of my fiddle leaf fig tree? Well, I must like to live life on the edge. We have a new fiddle leaf fig in the family! This happy guy is from Ikea. Fiddle leaf figs have a reputation for being pretty fussy plants, … ** Read more **

{Out to See} Butchart Gardens

butchart gardens

Hi Friends! How was your week? If you follow me on Instagram, did you see the sneak peek of what was going on at my house yesterday :)? SO EXCITED. So I was looking through some of my drafts in the blog this week and realized that somehow I … ** Read more **

How to Create a Magical Garden

Tips for a Welcoming Garden- Outdoor Lights for Ambience

BHG 1. A Welcoming Entrance Whether it's a pretty arbor, a charming gate, or even a simple strand of lights overhead, creating an entrance sets the stage for a beautiful oasis to begin. BHG 2. Paths to Wander There are few things more ch … ** Read more **

My Small Backyard Deck Makeover {Before & After}

Pretty Small Deck

I t  seems like every summer I do a little sprucing up of both my front porch and back deck. Both are very small spaces (the deck is especially tiny), but roomy enough to use and enjoy. Both are pretty visible from the house, the front porch is where … ** Read more **

Raised Garden Bed Inspiration

Raised Vegetable Garden

BHG I love the look of raised garden beds. They add such a charming layer and help to define the different zones in a yard. There are so many lovely ways to create these raised garden beds, whether it's with wood, metal troughs, stone, bricks...the l … ** Read more **

A Little Garden Update: In the Backyard

Wine Barrel Herb and Vegetable Garden - The Inspired Room Garden Update

Iplanted a little garden in a few whiskey barrels a couple of months ago. Since I promised to check back in and haven't for awhile, I thought I would give you a quick update.  I planted some strawberries for the first time in two of the barrels and I' … ** Read more **

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