On Saturday, June 17th, the Delaware Center for Horticulture featured our suburban garden on tour. It was the fruition of preparing through seven weeks of drought, record high and low temperatures, smoke and then torrential downpours the week of the tour! Our garden was still lush and ready thanks to established perennials, shrubs and
Want to have some fun with the kids or grandkids or just amuse yourself on a summer day? Make Flower Fairies to leave around gardens for folks to find! Use a dried poppy seed pod or two and some acorns and fine-tipped permanent pens. Draw little whimsical faces on each one and, then the
Do you want to have a fairy garden or make a special gift for a friend or grandchild? If the cost of those fairy houses in the retail stores is holding you back, wait no longer! For the price of some oil-based paint pens, a little acrylic craft paint and some time, you
Recently, I saw some wonderful hand-forged fairy doors for sale and fell in love with them. The only problem was the price – $58 each! I tried to come up with a way to get the look without spending that kind of money. Here’s what I came up with ~ Horseshoe Fairy Doors. A horsey friend
It was time for a windowbox change here at Our Fairfield Home and Garden. Formerly lush summer plantings were becoming leggy and the blooms sporadic, so I wanted a transition into fall. Happening on a clearance table at the Michael’s craft store, two tiny fairy houses drew my eye and gave me an idea! And,
Fall is here, the perfect time for walks in the woods and in your garden. As you stroll along, pay attention! There are natural materials all around you to make your own little fairies for free. This is such a relaxing activity and perfect for creative play with children. (note: I used hot glue.