Category Archives: Gardening

Spring Forward

Happy Friday!  Daylight saving time starts this weekend.  Clocks will “spring forward” an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 9.  It’s  another sign we are getting closer to spring. My backyard is still covered with snow.  We could all use … Continue reading

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Rocks that Rock

If you are heading to the beach or taking a long walk in the woods this weekend, you are sure to find pretty rocks for these family fun craft projects with rocks.   Get the kids to help.  Kids enjoy collecting things.  … Continue reading

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Happy Monday: Gardening Tip

May is bringing Spring showers this Monday morning.  Here’s a tip.  The soil is moist after the rain; head outside to the garden. Weeding is easier.  Your back will thank you. “I love spring anywhere, but if I could chose, I would … Continue reading

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Gardening: Evening Gardens

When the days are hot, it makes it virtually impossible to sit outside and enjoy the garden.   Evening is the perfect time to enjoy your garden after a long day.  An evening garden is a great place to unwind, have … Continue reading

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Gardening Giveaway

Now that we are fortunate to have Spring weather in March, I have the gardening bug.  I’m getting on my gardening shoes and putting on my gloves and apron. Boots and gloves available through Gardener’s Supply Company. I’m so excited to get … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11, we set our clocks ahead one hour.  Daylight savings time arrived with the expectations of  longer, light-filled days,  into the evening.  No time wasted here at home. We had a fun game of field hockey, planted … Continue reading

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Gardening Bliss

It’s windy and cold in New Jersey today.  Looking forward to gardening and warmer weather. via Traditional Home  English-style garden  Photographs by Tria Giovan  Thanks for stopping by.  Follow me on Twitter: @idhomedecor

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Gardening Inspiration

I love, love,  gardening.  When January comes around with cold weather and long winter days, I search for refuge by attending  indoor garden exhibitions.   Beautiful terra cotta planters via Seibert Rice. Chinoiserie inspired terracotta planter by Charlotte Moss.  Hand Thrown Cloche Vase by Bunny Williams   Charlotte … Continue reading

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DesignTrend 2012

One of my finishing touch, in my designs, is adding a “living” plant or tree in the home.  Plants are inexpenisve and provide sculptural elements and texture.  Ficus trees and high def paintings are just two of the design trends for 2012 in Canadian House and Home.  For a modern … Continue reading

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Holiday Blooms

Paperwhites, amaryllis and  poinsettia are classic bulbs and plants for the holidays.  Bring the outdoors in with blooms of the season.  Planting bulbs indoors is a great way to nourish the soul  during the winter months.  Bulbs are easy to grow indoors. … Continue reading

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