While Northern California may have received plenty of rain this winter, the El Nino seems to have missed Southern California again this year. While we did get more precipitation than we have in the past few years we are still in a drought and we will be for the foreseeable future. Homeowners and businesses would… Continue reading Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants
It's almost a new month which means it is almost time for a new wreath on my front door. This time around I went with something I saw on Pinterest years ago: a Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath. Gray isn't exactly my first color choice for this, but the whole idea behind my wreaths this year… Continue reading Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath
The Friday Frivolity crew has Spring on our minds and in our posts this week for our weekly theme. For me, the best part of Spring is the garden. So I compiled some funny gardening memes for you. [Tweet "Funny Gardening Memes to get… Continue reading Funny Gardening Memes plus Friday Frivolity Linky Party
In honor of St Patrick's Day and the first day of Spring right around the corner, I thought I 'd share some gorgeous green spring garden photos with you.
Whenever I do a photo post I try to link up on Photo Friday over at Pierced Wonderings. Even when I don't link up I like to go look at the gorgeous pictures Jen and the others share. Last week I was awed by the critter photos on Inspired by June. I was amazed at… Continue reading Butterflies and Bees in the Garden
I know it is February 3rd, and I am just now posting January Garden Photos. I could have backdated the post by a few days, but the truth is I just now got them edited to put up. January in a California native garden is actually just the beginning of a magical time. Especially if… Continue reading January 2016 – Garden Photos
It's just an incredibly beautiful winter day here in Southern California so I grabbed the camera and took some shots of my California Native plants to share with you. While it is winter and snowing and plants are dormant in some areas, here in my yard the California Native plants are just starting to awaken… Continue reading December 2015 California Native Plants Photos
Looking for a simple but special homemade gift? How about Homemade Milk Bath Mix? You toss a few ingredients together in a jar, add a pretty label (like this free printable one), decorate the jar with some nice ribbon and/or material and POOF! you are done. They get to soak away the stress of the… Continue reading Gifts in a Jar – Relaxing Herbal Milk Bath Mix