15 DIY Bird Feeders

  15 DIY Bird Feeders This time of year food can be scarce for our feathered friends. Branches are picked bare and other food sources can be buried under several feet of snow. Putting out a bird feeder is more than just a free meal for the birds, it is also a great way to add interest and entertainment to your garden during the winter months. Check out these easy DIY bird feeders that you can make and get a garden party started for some special guests.   ...

Planting Spring Bulbs in Winter

  Forgot to Plant Those Spring Bulbs? It’s Not Too Late! If you bought a bunch of bulbs back in fall but never got around to getting them into the ground, you can still save them and get blooms by Easter. But you better not delay! There are a few steps to planting spring bulbs in winter. Here are a couple of methods you can do right now. ...

Bloggerphobia, The Fear Your Not Doing It Right

  Bloggerphobia, The Fear Your Not Doing It Right You are a blogger. You have been blogging for a few months’ or maybe even for a few years’ now and just when you think your starting to get this whole blogging thing figured out, you come across an article or a post that makes you realize that you haven’t even begun to scratch the surface yet. You think… “Am I doing this right?” ...

17 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas

  17 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas Here is a collection of adorable Mini Christmas Trees you can make yourself! ...

Holiday Mason Jar Centerpieces

  Holiday Mason Jar Centerpieces Poinsettias are THE holiday flower but besides just plopping one in the center of your table, why not try decorating with them in a different way that all your guests will enjoy. Here’s a quick and easy way to ‘think outside the pot’ with these Holiday Mason Jar Centerpieces. ...

How to make Kissing Balls

  How to make Kissing Balls I just finished my last class at the garden centre this weekend, now it’s time to focus on the next couple of crazy weeks ahead! I demonstrated how to make a kissing ball with just a few easy items you probably already have in your yard. Here’s how to create one for your holiday guests to enjoy! ...

DIY Faux Birch Candles

  DIY Faux Birch Candles The Birch look is huge again this holiday season! Folks are buying the bark to wrap around jars and candles but here’s a quick cheat to get that look without paying the price. ...

Top 20 Christmas Trends

  Top 20 Christmas Trends Every season has trends in clothing, music, and especially decor. I’m a Christmas trend watcher (for obvious reasons) and I can see them coming long before the retailers catch on. Pinterest is the clear choice for finding idea’s and manufacturers pay close attention to what bloggers and crafters are doing so they can replicate it on a big scale. But by the time they get the products on to the shelves, trend setters have long moved on to the next big thing. In this post I’m going to share whatR ...

Unusual Props for Creative Christmas Trees

  Unusual Props for Creative Christmas Trees You know the saying… desperation breeds inspiration. Well, I often have to come up with idea’s on the fly since I don’t have a big budget to work with at the garden center I manage. And since I am also the decorator, I have to work with what I got. So, here are a few unusual things I turned into cool props that you can put into your Christmas Tree that will create a theme that will have your friends talking!   ...

DIY Candyland Tree Ornaments

  DIY Candyland Tree Ornaments   These are so simple to make but will totally enhance your tree theme if your doing a whimsical Candyland Christmas Tree this year. All you need is a few simple items and a couple of little helpers… kids will have a blast making these!   ...
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