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Tower Garden spotted in Stephens College Cafeteria

It was cool to spot this Tower Garden (2 of them, in fact) in the cafeteria of Stephens College on a recent visit to Columbia, Missouri for the Citizen Jane Film Festival. I have seen a variety of these systems, but this is my first experience with Tower Garden specifically. I did a little research […]

Finally, a new fence in the garden!

We have wanted to replace the broken-down wooden fence on our north property line almost since we moved in 20 years ago, but for a variety of reasons we were never able to make it happen. This week though a young couple became our new neighbors and a new fence was one of the first […]

On YouTube: Protect Your Garden Greens & Plants from Rabbits: Thrift Store Shopping! from Gary Pilarchik

A great way to protect your plants while recycling/re-using. We are looking for something similar to this as the netting we used gets tangled in everything and makes it difficult to weed the beds when needed. For us, we don’t have rabbits in our garden here but rather squirrels, skunks, opossum and raccoons.  While the […]

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Hoes via Gardenista

This article had me lusting for many of the weeding hoes listed. Yikes there are some nice ones and I can imagine using any of them in my garden. I have one at the moment and it is my favorite weeding tool, but a few more wouldn’t hurt, Right? Which one is your favorite? Check […]

WBC Mason Bee House [Product]

I came across this lovely bee house on Instagram and followed the links all the way over to the main website, which has this house and many more. I have been wanting to build some of my own bee houses and these give me some great ideas. See more on BeeThinking.com Read more on this […]

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds Raised beds can help reinvigorate (or even create) a garden out of nothing, but I know that many of us don’t have the wherewithal to create custom-built beds. Sometimes it isn’t a bad idea to look to the many companies that have designed raised bed systems of all […]

Garden Addition: Walk-In Greenhouse from Big Lots ($50)

I saw mention of this small, walk-in greenhouse from Big Lots on another garden blog  — I am so sorry, but I don’t remember which. If anyone knows, please share it with me so I can link — and it caught my eye as I had been thinking of buying something like this for my […]

Garden Decor: Torre And Tagus French Bulldog Watering Can

Torre And Tagus French Bulldog Watering Can   Too cute not to share, especially if you are a dog lover (or French Bulldog, lover, specifically) Previously in Garden Decor: Sagaform White/Cream Ceramic Birdy Bird Feeder Round Copper Planters Stump and Plank Garden Bench Garden Window and other great ideas from House and Garden UK Oxidized […]

Garden Decor: Sagaform White/Cream Ceramic Birdy Bird Feeder

Sagaform White/Cream Ceramic Birdy Bird Feeder   I love having birds in my garden. I think they — and other wildlife – are just as important as the plants and flowers you grow there. This would be a nice addition outside the kitchen window or other places where the view could be improved just a […]

Garden Decor: Round Copper Planters

Tauba Round Copper Finish Planter with Iron Handles, Set of 4   I came across these planters in my online travels. I don’t know what it is about copper that attracts me, but it certainly does. I am always finding pieces that i would love to add to my garden and home. You can find […]