The perfect autumn centerpiece is here! These Pumpkin Succulent Gardens will add beauty to all of your fall celebrations, but the best part may be that the succulents can last much longer. With proper care, you can replant these little beauties and enjoy them for months, if not longer. First, you must mist the Pumpkin Succulent Garden daily with clean water. The succulent roots will begin growing into the moss, and eventually into the pumpkin itself as the shell softens.…
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Posted by Sarah on April 22nd 2009 in
Give your lawn the head start it needs! Grass seed germinates and grows the best when air temperatures are in the upper sixties-low seventies. New Lawns: Start with a quality topsoil spread to a depth of 2-3 inches and raked smooth. Seed your lawn area with a blend that is appropriate to the amount of sunlight the area receives Cover the seed with a thin layer (1/8”) of peat moss…
Posted by Sarah on March 4th 2009 in
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Posted by Sarah on November 10th 2008 in
It’s cold in Minnesota about seven months of the year, and rainy for about two more. That’s not a complaint, it’s just an observation. I actually love all the seasons. Each has it’s own effect on my garden. Thankfully, the soil here is rich and the rapid changes in the weather make my flower beds nice and airy. I love sharing stories about my flower beds, but my most recent…
Posted by Sarah on November 7th 2008 in
Gardening in containers is a great way to experiment with color, personal style, and plant combinations. It’s also a great solution for those with restricted gardening space as the size of the pot matters less than what’s planted inside it. I prefer to garden in containers because I’m what my husband refers to as a decoration commitment-phobe. I love to change the look of my front porch along with change…