Garden Ideas

This is a collection of my favorite garden projects.  This year I am planning some big changes for my garden, so check back often.

Also, see my greenhouse page and monthly plant picks page for more garden goodies.

Creating A New Garden Area


A Saucer Filled With Spring


Garden Planning and Dreaming


Two Projects With One Pumpkin


A DIY Old-World Garden Trough


Four Fantastic Ferns


Upcycling An Ugly Plastic Box


A Spring Garden Update – And My Favorite Ornamental Tomato


Escape to a Tropical Garden


Tomato Tips from Mr. B.
Tomato Tips from Mr. B


My Budget Halloween Decor


Exploring an Urban Jungle


A DIY Vintage-Inspired Shatter-Resistant Garden Mirror


Brightening up a Dark Garden


Taming the Monster: A Garden Corner Makeover


Releasing My Air Plants Into the Wild – and a Spring Garden Tour


An Easy DIY Hanging Garden Sphere


A Little Greenhouse in a Big Snow – Plus a Snow Garden Tour


A Rust Bed Spring Becomes a Trellis


What To Do With All This Bamboo


Mom’s Secret Garden


My Budget Spring Garden


Dream Gardens
An Experiment With Coleus
Container Design on a Budget
Basil Growing Ideas for Easter and Beyond
Keeping Orchard Mason Bees
Fun with Brick and Mortar
Fun with Brick and Mortar
burlap placements in setting
Simple Summer Decor Tips
2016 Summer Style Boards
2016 Summer Style Boards

Stones closeup

Keeping it Simple: DIY Garden Edging

Garden Art
A Lapse in Judgment Becomes Garden Art


New walkway
Improvements in the Garden


TIps for a Beautiful Winter Garden
Tips for a Beautiful Winter Garden


hops being harvested
A Hoppy Harvest


A Beautiful Update for Mom’s Garden


Three Easy Tips for Summer Gardening
Three Tips for Easy Summer Gardening


Garden Design: Working with Mother Nature


hose with fence sprinkler
An Old Country Cistern Wakes Up in the City


cat statue in shade garden
Darlings of the Shade Garden


Taking walkway lights to new heights
Taking walkway lights to new heights


Garden ideas
Choosing bold colors for small garden structures


patio furniture closeup
Color ideas for creating a unified look in your garden


'Redbor' kale with sorrel, pansy and flowering cabbage
Fall container gardening with kale


Cyclamen with Golden Spikemoss
Cyclamen with Golden Spikemoss in container


propagation try
Starting Seeds Indoors on a Shoestring


Spring Container Gardening with Smoke and Mirrors