Teacup Gardens {5 Minute Miniature Container Garden}

indoor plants teacup garden

When I lived in one of my smallest houses, a sweet little English cottage in Portland, I created a tiny little garden in the back yard where there was previously just an ordinary plot of dirt and scraggly grass. I didn't plant a vegetable garden, … ** Read more **

Curb Appeal Wish List

via Brooke Giannetti Does your house have curb appeal? I haven't been able to work on the outside of my house much this year since I kind of got myself into a lot of indoor projects instead, but it is definitely on my "wish I had time and money for … ** Read more **

{Inspiration} Create a Summer Oasis

backyard teepee

via SF Girl By Bay We all could use a little summer oasis, don't you think? A place nearby to get away from it all? To breathe a little more deeply and soak in the lazy days of summer? I am quite smitten by Victoria's (SF Girl By Bay) little … ** Read more **

Five {5 Minute} Tiny Gardens You Can Make in a Crate, Pot or Terrarium

Corsican Mint Topiary Small Container

Tabletop & Mini-Container Gardens You probably know my DIY limitations by now, I don't like to spend a lot of time fussing with complicated projects inside or outside. I like to have fun in the process (and mostly, I'm just itching to enjoy the … ** Read more **

The Pallet Garden {re-mix 2012}

pallet flower garden

pallet garden Last summer I painted a pallet as a privacy screen for my not-so-private deck. I filled some French garden buckets with some end-of-the-season annuals and hung the buckets on the pallet to create a small-space hanging garden. It was … ** Read more **

{Happy Memorial Day Weekend}


My weekend is already off to a great start with sunshine and gardening! Woo hoo! I'll share some outdoor updates soon, if the weather cooperates! Fingers and toes crossed. What are you up to this holiday weekend? … ** Read more **