What comes to mind when you think about French country gardens? Most of us envision a rustic setting with lush landscapes and quaint houses. Many people take inspiration from the French country garden when designing their gardens. Here are some tips for achieving the French country look in your garden. To create an overall atmosphere […]
About Stephanie Holmes
Stephanie Holmes juggles the hats of freelance writer, editor, project manager and virtual assistant. She enjoys crafting small gardens, and currently Stephanie is cultivating a small army of herbs.
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Window boxes can adorn your home with flowers and herbs, and they can also preserve your privacy. Depending on what you plant in them, flower boxes can shield your windows and balconies from neighbors or a busy street and add a splash of color. They can also conceal an unsightly outdoor view. Vines are the […]
With spring around the corner, it’s time to prepare your garden and yard for the warm days ahead. Here are nine suggestions for what you could be doing now to spruce up your garden and yard for the spring. 1. Make sure you have a plan of what you want for your garden and yard. […]
Whether you’re in New England blanketed in snow or somewhere warm, the promise of spring creeps ever closer, even it feels like it’s taking way too long. Now is the perfect time to choose the flowers you’ll use in your spring window boxes. With window boxes, you can plant flowers and herbs even if you […]