Gardening Tips for Beginners

Tips and tricks for gardeners just starting out and need some extra inspiration.

10 Tips for Planting Flower Bulbs in Fall for a Beautiful Spring Garden
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10 Tips for Planting Flower Bulbs in Fall for a Beautiful Spring Garden

Did you know that those beautiful flowering bulbs you enjoy each spring are planted in the fall? I’ll share 10 tips for planting flowering bulbs in the fall to set your spring garden up for success. As summer turns into fall and our gardens lose their colorful blooms, it’s the perfect time to think ahead…

Fall Perennials That Will Give Your Cottage Garden the Wow Factor
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Fall Perennials That Will Give Your Cottage Garden the Wow Factor

Are you looking for fall perennials that will give your cottage garden the “wow factor”? Follow along as I share some of my favorite autumn perennial plants to grow in your flower garden beds this season. As the bright summer colors start to fade and the earthy tones of autumn take over, I always appreciate…

Benefits of Leaf Litter Mulch in the Garden and How to Make It
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Benefits of Leaf Litter Mulch in the Garden and How to Make It

Did you know that there’s another way to clean up all those autumn leaves piled throughout the yard? I’ll share how you can not only clean up those fallen leaves but use them as leaf litter mulch that will benefit your garden. I love so many things about the autumn season…pumpkin spice lattes, sitting in…

4 Easy Options for Overwintering Your Geraniums
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4 Easy Options for Overwintering Your Geraniums

What if I told you that your annual geraniums could live through the winter and be back in your garden in time for summer? In this post, I’ll help you do just that by sharing 4 easy options for overwintering your geraniums. Geraniums (Pelargonium hybrids) are usually grown as annuals, except where the climate is mild…

September Gardening Tips and To-Dos for the Pacific Northwest
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September Gardening Tips and To-Dos for the Pacific Northwest

Are you starting to see signs in your garden that the fall season is right around the corner? I’ll share essential September gardening tips and to-dos for your Pacific Northwest garden during this important time of seasonal transition. September always seems a bit confusing for me in the garden. Two seasons are basically happening at…