Garden Recipes

Cucumber Basil Mojito

  Two things every garden is full of right now… basil and cucumbers! Mojitos are a summer time favorite, but if you have a large group or party, trying to make individual cocktails can be a pain. Prepare this batch version recipe ahead of ...

Red Wine Blackberry Vinegar

  Red Wine Blackberry Vinegar How does a blackberry vinaigrette served on fresh greens and with local goat cheese and toasted sugar glazed hazelnuts sound? Mmm… it was delicious and it certainly celebrates being a locavore. Make this flavo ...

Pallet Trough Planter

  Pallet Trough Planter If you have a small patio, then you don’t have a lot of room for big planters. This easy DIY Pallet Trough Planter can be made in an afternoon and it’s perfect for pushing up against a patio wall. ...

Herb Cheese Stuffed Nasturtiums Recipe

   Herb Cheese Stuffed Nasturtiums Recipe I have been dreaming for these beauties to start blooming and the day has finally come! It started out with one today, one tomorrow… but I needed at least 6 to bloom all the same time because I kn ...

Pallet Wood Serving Tray

  Pallet Wood Serving Tray 1 Pallet, 5 Projects. This is the second project in my DIY recycled pallet wood series. The goal was to create as many garden related decor items I could from just one simple pallet. Why? Cause I’m a decorating o ...

DIY Outdoor Chandelier

   DIY Outdoor Chandelier Ok… so I do a ton of projects in spring. But then everything happens in spring for a garden writer. We’re planting, watering, growing, creating and well… just celebrating… like the BEST season o ...

How to Harvest a Flowerfetti

    How to Harvest a Flowerfetti Everything is blooming! I’ve been so busy gathering flowers for drying and making Flowerfetti’s that I seem to be spending all my time in the garden. No complaints here, but my husband has learne ...

DIY Terra-Cotta Fountain

  DIY Terra-Cotta Fountain I’m always telling folks how to jazz up an outdoor room by adding a small water feature. The sound of the water is soothing and can act as a white noise if you happen to live by a noisy highway or in a townhouse ...

DIY Bird Feeder

    DIY Bird Feeder Pallet Projects are fun to do. I challenged myself recently with trying to create 5 projects out of 1 pallet. What can I say… I like to stretch my recycled materials as far as I can go and make them into as many th ...
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