Posts Tagged ‘My Potager Garden’

Great Photos with Vintique

There’s an awesome new iPad app for photos called Vintique.  I absolutely love it.  It’s just like Instagram but you don’t have to share your work. It can all remain privately stored on your IPad.  It works pretty fast, too. Here’s a photo of the app on my IPad.  The wallpaper for my IPad is…

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August Gardening 2012

August is one of my favorite times to garden.  I have a handle on what worked, what I need to move and the biggest reason for me: the weather is getting cooler.  And, I’m a more decisive gardener in August.  All the pesky things I couldn’t muster energy for earlier in the season – the projects…

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Sedum and Stonecrop in Footed Bowl

I put together this sedum and stonecrop medley in the spring. I found the footed resin bowl at Goodwill.  I was going to paint it, but then I left it weathered. I half buried the base in the soil for stability.  It adds some nice height and makes it look like it is spilling over…

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Pruning Catmint

Catmint was one of the first perennials I put in my garden.  In fact, it’s still in its original spot in my front garden some twelve years later.  Catmint is awesome because it looks and smells fabulous – sweet and minty but not as strong as regular mint.  The blue/purple flowers rebloom for me thought…

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Fairy Gardening Ideas

This past spring, I visited Tonkadale Nursery for many weekend workshops.  They have an amazing Fairy Garden setup in their store.  Here are a few inspiring vignettes to consider. Here’s a little lawn golf for the fairies complete with benches for spectators.   I loved the little hand sewn burlap bags for the fairies to…

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Gardening with a Finger Cast

It’s been two months since my rose thorn injury.  It was time to get back into the garden.  Here was my innovative idea for how to garden with my cast; lop off the finger of the glove and cover the cast in painters tape.  Works brilliantly. It takes no time at all for the weeds…

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