Garden therapy. Make some noise!!

Learn how to make your own maracas with gourds from your garden.

Lavender dreams

enjoying the last lavender stems in the garden

Cart, cart, cart

Carting around the garden is much more fun than hauling things around by hand. The garden cart is your friend, read on to find out why. A friend who was moving from a house with a garden into a smaller space gifted me with one she had used for years. Being the #salvagegardener I gratefully…

The Bridge of Pumpkinzilla

About this time of summer, your cute little pumpkin seeds are starting to grow like a Halloween monster. It’s probably time to get them some kind of support structure. We love this creative example using a #salvagegardener special from http://www.nextdoor.com Someone gave me a wooden ladder to use to link these two PVC towers. Now…

Beautiful dried lavender bunches

At this point in the summer, my lavender plants are starting to dry out on their own. It’s disappointing to see the flowers go from a bright soothing purple to a crisp grayish color. I’ve cut them back and am getting ready for the next blooms. Dreams of enjoying their delicate calming fragrance and creating…