Tagged with gardening

G is for Grow

G is for Grow

Our “G is for Grow” projects! We focused on seeds and how plants grow, made a “growing” alphabet page, drew and painted a mixed media art piece showing a seed turn into a flower, created beautiful paper flowers using Roylco flower forms, and planted fruit seeds. Check out the full project details here. PS: Don’t … Continue reading

Still blooming

Still blooming

Our backyard still has lovely plants in bloom! I guess the unseasonably warm weather we have been having is the culprit. The squirrels continue to take things out of the garden… And leave us stuff… We also planted a succulent my dad gave me weeks ago that I had been meaning to plant outside and … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Update

Fairy Garden Update

I finally got the lamb’s ear planted… The plants are growing and starting to fill in areas… and they are growing taller… And not in the garden, but we are hopeful some of those bare spots in the lawn will turn into grass, now that we put down topsoil and grass seed… (Yeah, not as … Continue reading

Fairy Garden update!

Fairy Garden update!

Our fairy garden is really coming along! Plants are thriving and looking beautiful and we’re adding little additions here and there. Sadly, the squirrels are also having fun with the garden and have eaten the Sweet Woodruff we planted, ripped up various plants from the ground, plus continually unsettle the houses and sparkly stones we … Continue reading

Making Moss

Making Moss

Here’s a non-edible recipe for you for… moss! Yes, moss, like the stuff that grows on rocks. I really want some lush moss for the Fairy Garden, so I tried this crazy recipe my spouse found. Here’s the link┬áto the recipe, and here’s what you do: 1 cup Plain Yogurt & 1-2 Tbsp Moss Mix … Continue reading

Rain

Rain

It is rainy and grey out this morning and is supposed to be that way all day. Although I love the rain and we certainly need it, I had hoped to be spending the morning outside in the garden. This statement surprises even me, as I have never, ever wanted to garden before. Ever. Now, … Continue reading

Baby Steps Towards A Fairy Garden!

Baby Steps Towards A Fairy Garden!

Before I get into our Fairy Garden progress, I have to post this picture of one of the yummiest and easiest things I have ever baked. Baked Brie with Jam. In puff pastry. Good heavens, it is phenomenal. We had friends over Friday night for dinner, so I wanted to make something a little special … Continue reading