The Evolution of a Garden

One of the things I always wonder when I see a beautiful, filled in garden in the magazines or in books, is how did they get it that way? By the time we are seeing these inspiring gardens, the owners have probably been working on them for at least 5 years or more (unless they are on a TV show on HGTV). Most people’s garden evolve over time.

A Whimsical Fiesta Birthday Party

For my daughter’s 21st birthday we pinned and planned a fiesta-themed party.  The weather had finally cooled down some and we were excited to have a party outside in the garden.  We planned an eating area, as well as a fire pit section for later in the evening. The invitations set the tone with an

I had been wanting to write a few posts this year that documented what flowers are growing locally here in which months in North Carolina.  I am going to seperate them in to a well-known classification of:  Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers.   Most commonly known as a way to fill containers in the garden, I think

Tips to Grow your Seed Collection

Each year when all the seed catalogs start coming in the mail, its all I can do to keep from buying everything I see. To keep spending under control, I have come up with a few tips to keep grow my seed collection without draining my bank account.