Complete guide to buying or building window flower boxes. Complete guide to buying or building window flower boxes.

Flower boxes can brighten and improve your home with a floral face lift! Buying or Building flower boxes that will last for decades “Will” save you time, money, effort and stress in the long run. Please read this before purchasing or building your flower boxes to ensure that you buy or build the best boxes…

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Tips for growing butterfly bushes in your garden. Butterfly Bush planting and care. Tips for growing butterfly bushes in your garden. Butterfly Bush planting and care.

Buddleia, also known as, ‘butterfly bush’, is one of the most beautiful and easiest flowers to care for. The blooms may be purple, white, pink, or red and appear in late summer. The leaves are gray-green and range from 4-10” long and are 1-3” wide. Even though butterfly bushes are an easy plant to grow,…

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Holly is a beautiful plant which can be grown almost anywhere except Australia and Antarctica. Most holly varieties are evergreen and have red berries which attract birds, squirrels and deer in the wintertime. Select your holly carefully. Hollies range in size from 6 inches to 70 feet tall. While many aren’t hardy to USDA zones…

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Shoppers have enjoyed the convenience of buying in bulk for a number of years. My own bulk buying experiences have been hit and miss at best, but I recently discovered just how convenient buying in bulk can be. There are a number of advantages to buying in bulk: some items are available only in bulk…

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Your wedding centerpieces don’t have to look cheap, even if you can’t spend a fortune on them. Here are some ideas for inexpensive wedding centerpieces. Potted Herb Centerpieces Small herb plants, such as parsley, thyme, basil, marjoram and lavender, can be planted in small pots, one herb per pot. You can use plain terra cotta…

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Description and Growing Information Bee Balm is a very pretty herb with a wonderful fruity, minty aroma. The gorgeous tubular flowers, held like a crown at the top of the 3-4 foot stems in mid and late summer come in a lot of colors including red, pink and purple. On top of all these qualities,…

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The results are in! Homemade cleaners equal and even outperform commercial household cleaning products! My daughter Amanda and I spent the good part of 2 weeks, including her Christmas vacation, working on a science project for school to find out which household cleaners work best. We did three tests: one with window cleaners, one with…

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