Houseplants are hot right now. They really satisfy from potting, growing, watering, rearranging and repotting, plants are fun. To keep you on trend, we've compiled a list of what's in and what's out in the New Year. Of course, lighting is always spot-on in style. You can't get enough of it indoors or out. And in case you didn't notice from the above photo.....the unique is reigning supreme. Trains in the garden? Sure. Why not. Just don't leave them out in the rain or snow. But seriously, this train garden is chugging with innovation. Keep reading to find out what else is going to spruce up your space in the coming year.
It was love at first site. There we were at church and I was smitten with all the innovative Christmas pallet projects being displayed. Stunning! Pallets are being used for so many purposes these days. And pallets are cheap if not free to acquire. So when you're decorating for the holidays, it's a fantastic way to literally deck the halls on a dime. Why spend a paycheck at Pier 1 when you can get your creative juices flowing with pallets? This post focuses primarily on Christmas and winter ideas, but I'm sure you've seen all those America Flag painted pallets on Pinterest....right? And they look great! So here's a bunch more ideas to get you in the holiday spirit.
Hamburg, New York is the reputed place where the "hamburger" was invented. But a million places all over the U.S. and world make that claim so you'll have no beef with me if you disagree. Anyhow, we went for the garden walk. From the weird to the wonderful, you'll see it here. So many unique ideas that many of us might want to consider trying in our own yards and gardens. It seems like people in Hamburg take their yards and gardens very seriously. Or maybe not and that's why we spotted so much silliness. And as a little DIY commercial, Tom has been working on an outdoor DIY project for fall that I bet you will love. I'm so grateful he got on this one. It's coming up in the next week or so. Keep your eyes peeled!
Nothing demonstrates holiday cheer better than changing the exterior experience of your house. Your lawn is the first thing guests see when they visit your home. It's also the only thing your neighbors see if you never invite them inside. You don't want to decorate for just Christmas and Easter. Why not spruce up the front of your home with red, white and blue from the Fourth of July to Labor Day and really get into the spirit of things? The outside of your residence should tell people who lives inside. Here are four tips for decorating the outside of your home for the holidays.
Pink tire planter? Why not. Once again, we're taking you along on the Buffalo Garden Walk and hope you find some inspiration today. I don't implement everything I see, just like I don't make every recipe I see on a food blog. But I get ideas. And I funnel them away for later. I don't even like everything I see. Some things seem tacky or just don't reflect my style. But tweaking them to suit my yard and my garden goals is fun. At the end of the day, I'm just trying to create a landscape that is a comfortable place to relax. How about you? What are your goals for your yard this year? Anything new planned? Read More
Little Summer Street is a special place in Buffalo, NY. The words quaint and charming are an understatement. Adorable is more like it. Adorable houses. Adorable gardens. Hey, we can't all live on Little Summer Street but that doesn't mean we can't replicate their splendid sense of style. And you can probably guess by now that I never tire of succulents. This creative display just draws the eye and the homemade pots are fabulous. They are low maintenance but look so good! We were thrilled with Amy Komeneckys garden and her welcoming aura. She let my 3-year-old use her bathroom and gave her some bottled water! Read More
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Hi, I'm Laura and hail from Buffalo, NY. I consider myself a lifelong learner who loves gardening with a 360 degree view. Thanks for stopping by!
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