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Square Foot Gardening Method

  Square Foot Gardening Method Small space gardens can be a challenge! My focus this year is to re-create several niche gardens that we see hovering around the internet through live demonstrations at the garden centre I manage. One of those projects includes the Square Foot Gardening Method originally created by Mel Bartholomew. If you happen to be in the Langley area, then pop over to Milner Village Garden Centre to see them and feel free to ask me any questions. But for those of you who are unable to visit, here’s the breakdown of ...

Mother’s Day Planters for that Special Mom

    Mother’s Day Planters Beautiful planters and hanging baskets are the number one gifts for mom’s on Mother’s Day. There certainly is no shortage of pre-made options out there but if your looking to customize a planter designed for your special mom, than here’s some great Mother’s Day Planters to inspire you. ...

Understanding Geraniums and Pelargoniums

  Understanding the Difference Between Geraniums and Pelargoniums What a topic! There are hardy geraniums also known as cranesbills or storksbill, ivy or trailing geraniums, pelargoniums, seed geraniums, zonal, scented, regal and variegated geraniums. Is your head spinning yet? You are not alone, so many of the customers I talk to every day at Milner Village Garden Centre ask questions about this very common plant with many different names. It’s time to get it straight and I hope this post will arm you with the information you need t ...

Perennial Vegetables

  3 Easy to Grow Perennial Vegetables Make space in your garden for these long lasting favorites that will give you plenty of harvests for many years to come. ...

Natural Garden Remedies for Earth Day

Natural Garden Remedies for Earth Day The Garden Charmer’s decided in honor of Earth Day that we would do collaborative posts about garden methods, tips and projects that are both good for you and the environment. Be sure to check out all the links below. I decided my post would be about how you can combat 3 common garden pests in natural ways you can feel good about. I’m a firm believer that we should try all safe methods first before we resort to harsh chemicals or harmful practices. This topic is a vast one as it covers everythin ...

Spring Garden Inspirations

  The NorthWest Flower and Garden Show is an annual event full of design idea’s, horticultural delights and Spring Garden Inspirations. I make the trip from B.C. down to Seattle every year to see what’s new and to rejuvenate my gardening soul during the cold, dark days of winter. It’s been a couple of weeks now since the show and I have had time to sort through the hundreds of photo’s I took. So, here is a look at some of the treasures I found that are sure to inspire you too! ...

DIY Vertical Gardens – Are they all safe?

  DIY Vertical Gardens- Are They Safe? Growing ‘up’ is easy to do… unless your still a kid at heart like me (wink). If you have eyes bigger than your garden, then there are plenty of vertical garden ideas you could try but are they all safe? Here’s a look at some of the many floating around on the internet and what you should consider before creating your own. ...

DIY Plant Pockets with Recycled Denim

  DIY Plant Pockets with Recycled Denim Small space gardens have their challenges but one doesn’t have to sacrifice creating a beautiful outdoor room even if it’s just a balcony! The key is to go ‘up’ through vertical gardening. Later this week I will explore some vertical options but first I want to share this idea with you. This little project can be done in about an hour using an old pair of jeans and turning them into an adorable DIY Plant Pockets that you can hang on a wall or railing. ...

Kickstart Your Spring Garden Now

  Are you sick of winter yet and craving some color? Check out the links at the end of the post from the Garden Charmers on our group link up 10 Ways to Catch Spring Fever. Here’s my way to kick-start your spring garden now while you wait for those bulbs to pop up. ...

Michaels Pinterest Party LINK-UP!

Michaels Pinterest Party Link Up! Two posts in one day?! Yes, I did… and when you scroll down, you are going to thank me! A group of selected Hometalk bloggers got to create projects exclusively for Michaels for a Pinterest Party happening this weekend, Feb. 16 at 1pm across the U.S. and Canada. Of course when you have 100 clever and talented girls get their craft on, idea’s on how to promote it are bound to come up. It’s just what us bloggers DO! So.. to make finding all of our creations extra easy we got together and created ...
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