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DIY ideas to inspire you all year for your California home and garden.
  • DIY Blooming Easter Basket

      Create a blooming basket for your home or to give as a gift. This basket features blooming pink Anthuriums. The heart shaped flowers are long lasting and thrive in medium to high light indoors. It's complimented by a Bird's nest fern which adds some height and lighter green foliage. A [...] Read Full Article
  • DIY Watering Can Planter

    Nothing says I love you like a hand made gift! Treat your sweetie to a unique container garden inspired by the traditional colors of Valentine's Day. Pink and red Primrose are the star of the show with fragrant variegated thyme trailing around it.                           Start by drilling 3 small holes in the [...] Read Full Article
  • Rose Garden

    Full Sun Project   Roses thrive in our California climate. Many California homes have beautiful rose gardens. Whether you enjoy the fragrance wafting through your garden, or cutting roses and bringing them indoors, having roses in your garden is a real treat. So often we see those gardens designed with roses as [...] Read Full Article
  • Fresh Blueberry Pie

    Blueberries are full of antioxidants and taste great by the handful. Enjoying your blueberries is as easy as pie. Baking this delicious pie will fill your home with sweet-smelling berries and impress your friends and family. This is a perfect pie for the summertime and tastes great when served warm or [...] Read Full Article
  • Blueberry Recipes

    Here are a couple recipes that would be a great with your fresh blueberries from your garden! Also learn more with our Blueberry Plant Guide and How-to video    Read Full Article
  • 5 Rainy Day Indoor Garden DIY Projects

    It's raining outside so move indoors to exercise your green thumb! Add beauty to your home by creating indoor gardens using houseplants with beautiful blooms and colorful foliage. They not only add beauty to your home, but also improve the air quality by filtering out toxins. There are many ways [...] Read Full Article
  • Houseplant Garden

    Indoor Project Add a fresh touch to your home with a garden filled with a mix of blooming and colorful foliage plants. This indoor garden combines the long lasting blooming Anthuriums with trailing variegated Pothos and Lime Dracaena in a textured basket. Rather than plant these houseplants directly in the basket [...] Read Full Article
  • Succulent Pumpkin

    A fun way to decorate a pumpkin is with succulents! We've had so much fun hosting classes showing how to decorate pumpkins with succulents this fall! If you missed our classes... here's the 'how to'.   What you'll need: heirloom pumpkin (flat pumpkins work best) reindeer Moss adhesive gluelLiquid or cool temperature glue gun [...] Read Full Article
  • Pumpkin Topiary DIY

    Create a pumpkin topiary that will last throughout fall. Play with different size pumpkins to create a topiary to fit your space and décor style. Directions: 1. Choose 3 heirloom pumpkins in varying sizes that are somewhat flat on the top and 1 ‘pumpkin pie’ pumpkin. 2. Get a pot that is slightly smaller in diameter than [...] Read Full Article
  • Herb Garden Tower

     Full sun project Project time: 45 minutes Plant a stacked herb garden using several containers and you can have a mixed herb garden nearby even in the smallest spaces. Choose pots in 3 sizes. Fill the largest pot ¾ full of potting soil. Tamp down the soil to make it firm, add [...] Read Full Article
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