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5 Cover Crops for Your Small-scale Garden Think cover crops are just for mega-farms? These five crops will return nutrients to your backyard garden’s soil and keep weeds at bay.

Use landscaping burlap in window boxes for a warmer feeling in a winter display

Underwatered succulents also stop growing because they aren’t getting the nourishment they need. If your succulent is in it’s growing season and you aren’t seeing new leaves start to form you may be underwatering. The other symptom of overwatered succulents that I’ve noticed is black spots. These look similar to a sunburn and honestly

Here in California and other arid states, we're really having to watch our water.  But that does not mean that we have to forego lush, colorful, flowery gardens!  Thanks to California native plants and many varieties from other dry climates like the Mediterranean and Australia, we have a huge selection of drought tolerant flowering shrubs and perennials to choose from.

nice blue door with a golden lock

Succulent Pot Ideas | shares a Mixed Succulent Garden DIY with us...the results are gorgeous ...

The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden

Solar Stepping Stones, I think I would like to try this with glow in the dark paint

♥ Dogs ♥ In memory of Mick, we rescued him after a horrible first rescue gone wrong. When we got him he was blind and neglected. He joined our family with so much love. We miss him so much. Please recue if you can. Mick gave us so much!

Great article about Air Plant care, also has a video detailing Air Plant care in terrariums.

This has got to be what little boy fairies really look like. Pixies by Tatjana Raum

Hawaiian flower: Pua Melia (Plumeria) or frangipani. I want this as a tattoo on the back of neck with my wedding date underneath in a pretty script!(: