A few weeks ago, at an Illustrated Faith night, I fell in love with the craft table centerpiece. Tucked neatly into a long, galvanized chicken feeder, were a ton of colorful succulents, making a very striking statement. So…..I came home and copied it….though on a much smaller scale! Want something to go on a farm table, a picnic table or… Read more →
Toy Truck Succulent Garden
I have an awesome boy for a neighbor. And he has an awesome grandma. He often comes to help us in the yard…just because he likes to help! Today I asked him if I could hire him this time because I hurt my back and I simply couldn’t pick up all the fallen apples in my garden. He didn’t miss… Read more →
I have a nice metal bird bath that I repaint every year because it rusts so badly. I thought it would look good with succulents in it…but what to do about the rust? Flex Seal to the rescue! This stuff is great! I cleaned the birdbath and sprayed on a coat of the clear Flex Seal. It goes on smoothly… Read more →
Succulents – Addictive Garden Fun!
OK, I know, I’ve done succulent posts over and over lately. But, they’re addictive! Those cute little 2″ pots for $2. are irresistible! Everywhere you turn there’s a container that seems just perfect! Since I’ve already shown how to plant them in nearly anything I’ll just leave you this week with a little succulent inspiration….so go out, grab a few… Read more →
Succulent Nursery…Lone Pine in Sebastopol!
How did I miss the fact that there is a great succulent nursery right here in Sonoma County! Lone Pine Nursery in Sebastopol has a nice variety of succulents and containers to plant them in, along with cacti and bonsai. And, it’s a nice trip out into the countryside! As you arrive you’ll walk along a wooded path and round… Read more →
Succulent Gardens Extravaganza!
I’m becoming a little obsessed with succulents! They offer texture and colors and variety, they’re easy to grow and lend themselves well to arrangements and decor both inside the house and outside in the garden! Though we just visited Succulent Gardens in Castroville, Ca. a few weeks ago, I learned about their “Extravaganza” event happening this past weekend and just… Read more →
Succulent Gardens – The Place to Buy Succulents…and Get Great Ideas!
This weekend we drove to Carmel and had a wonderful time, but the highlight for me was along the way in Castroville! I’d read about Succulent Gardens, The Growing Grounds, a nursery that specializes in all kinds of succulents, so we made a side trip and I’m so glad we did! (Even John loved it…an architect, he likes the “clean lines”… Read more →