DIY a beautiful and easy reclaimed wood garden path that won’t rot!

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Create a unique, rustic wooden garden path for your garden or yard in a quick afternoon, with a clever frame that won’t easily rot! Thanks to some really epic summer-like weather recently, I’ve been working on the landscape in the garden and yard areas. Since I removed all my flowerbeds out of the backyard, that […]

Rustic shed with garden shutters and bike

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Rustic shed with garden shutters and bike If a girl leaves for a month during summer, what happens to her grapevine-covered rustic garden shed? Are you even ready for this?! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. It disappears! I swear, this grapevine-gone-crazy happened in the blink of an eye. One day I was packing my […]

How to recut flower bed edges like a pro – part 2 with video

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Learn how to recut flower bed edges – part 2 with video! These easy steps using a simple flower bed edger will leave your landscape edges stunning, looking like a new bed! Well hello there spring! It feels so good to be mowing that greener than green grass once again! And of course, play in […]

DIY stenciled IKEA wood crates for flowers, herbs and plants

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Learn how to make your own custom IKEA wood crates planter boxes for flowers, herbs or plants using garden stencils, stain and funky hardware details! Those who know me know my love for collecting reclaimed wood and vintage crates. For the most part, I generally have lots on hand to create with. However I also […]

A no-flowerbed update with a simpler summer shed – Part 5

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As you may already know, I’m currently planted on the beautiful island of Maui which I shared in THIS post. You can catch my spontaneous ramblings and filming on Insta Stories HERE While I’m enjoying a little downtime until I build some stories of the tropical variety, here’s a little update on my yard, based […]

How I built a rustic reclaimed wood garden fence – part 4

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How I built a rustic reclaimed wood garden fence – part 4 See the finished fence HERE Visit the entire series HERE There is nothing quite like an unplanned project. Because no planning appears to work best in these parts! So thanks to my lack of due diligence, I’m taking you waaaay back to the garden […]

Spring loaded flowerbeds on auto pilot and new plans

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I understand the feeling some of you are having over my currently flowerbed-less back yard I mentioned in my recent hydrangea pruning post. My current feeling is the decision is only temporary. I’ll eventually be searching for low maintenance options to help soften the corners a little. Right now I’m enjoying the wide open spaces, […]

Genius planter boxes, a great new weeder and flowers

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I told myself… “You don’t need them. Don’t do it! You like not watering… no flowers will be FINE!” But, what is it about hot sunny days that make you sprint for the local greenhouse anyway?! Ah well, I was weak and went. And came back with stuff of course.  Which is ok. My Potting […]

Cleaning up the corners, outdoors and within.

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I am rather proud of me. I use to work all day, then all evening. Or even late into the night to compensate for day appointments. Workworkwork. These days, my regular routine is much different. Much. After dinner, I get outdoors and walk or bike or both. Then I come into the house, shower, then basically collapse […]