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Favorite Wildflower Flags

Favorite Wildflower Flags

by Vickie Kulp May 31, 2019 2 min read

Before cutting my yard for the first time this year, I noticed lots of different wild flowers blooming. Some people consider them to be weeds. I don't think of them that way but I do mow most of them down. 
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Early Spring Flowers

Early Spring Flowers

by Tricksy Tania April 05, 2019 3 min read

Although the early spring season is still a bit too cold for many varieties of flowers, some species of flowers find this climate as their ideal time to bloom and show off their beautiful petals.
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Early Spring Vegetable Crops

Early Spring Vegetable Crops

by Tricksy Tania March 22, 2019 3 min read

It’s almost time everybody! March is now upon us and soon to come skipping along behind it is the season called spring. Soon enough, the weather will get warmer, the sun will be out for longer, the snow will melt and the animals will reappear. 
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Cute Flower Pot Alternatives

Cute Flower Pot Alternatives

by Tricksy Tania March 15, 2019 3 min read

 In recent trends have urged city dwellers to live an eco-friendly life that includes growing their own plants. With the limited space in a bustling city with a high population, it’s almost certain that the only way that someone is going to be able to grow anything is by using flower pots.

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Signs of Spring popping up!

Signs of Spring popping up!

by Vickie Kulp March 07, 2019 2 min read

I am so ready for spring! The first day of spring this year is March twentieth. As I write this, that is two weeks away. Here in Virginia though, Mother Nature is holding onto winter as long as she can.
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My Top 10 Plants for Shade

My Top 10 Plants for Shade

by Vanessa Tsumura March 07, 2019 2 min read

Finding a full sun spot in my yard is a challenge, which is why I’ve been on a mission for the past several years to find plants that do well in part shade to full shade. Here’s are my favorites.
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Garden Party Games

Garden Party Games

by Tricksy Tania March 05, 2019 3 min read

Who doesn’t love a great party?! Do you prefer to be the guest or the host? I think parties are never complete without a fun game that has everyone engaging and playing together. 
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My First Garden

My First Garden

by Vanessa Tsumura February 13, 2019 2 min read

When I was a child my mom had a small garden in the front of our house. I didn’t pay it much attention until she took me to a nursery and told me I could pick out any plant I wanted. I browsed the rows of plants: the striking bird of paradise, fragrant pentas, and muhly grass with its cloud of pink flowers. 
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Gardening Resolutions

Gardening Resolutions

by Vanessa Tsumura February 06, 2019 1 min read

This year I’m going to make the most of my rented 4 x 8 foot garden space and here’s how I plan to do it.
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Heart Plants

Heart Plants

by Vickie Kulp January 23, 2019 2 min read

Valentine's Day is February fourteen. Many people will be giving flowers to loved ones. Roses are likely the most popular but did you know there are some plants with leaves or blooms shaped like flowers? Here are some I found--
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Tea Tin Hack for Organizing Seed Packets

Tea Tin Hack for Organizing Seed Packets

by Vanessa Tsumura January 17, 2019 1 min read

While searching my cabinets for something that could work as a DIY storage container, I came across my pretty little tea tins (You can find this brand at Target.). 
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Fun Facts About Poinsettias

Fun Facts About Poinsettias

by Vanessa Tsumura December 20, 2018 2 min read

When you think Christmas decor, there’s a good chance poinsettias come to mind. Their popularity during the holiday season makes them one of the hottest selling plants in the United States. 
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