Giving The Gift Of Gardening Gratitute

Giving The Gift Of Gardening Gratitute
I read some months ago that gratitude is good for your health – that if you take time every day to be grateful, you are less likely to get sick and more likely to flourish. Now I’m about as eager to flourish as anyone I know, and I take my health seriously, but I have found a daily gratitude session to be really hard this year. I think have found a solution to this: one place where it’s easy to be grateful, and that is the garden. Gratitude Is Good for You Gratitude is good for your health, they say. Okay, mental health I thought. But no, friends told me, all kinds of health. Since I am both an attorney and a writer, I was skeptical and did some research. It was amazing what experts had to say. That is, gratitude is supposed to do the things you might expect,... Read More

Reasons To Shop Local – Supporting Small Businesses

Reasons To Shop Local – Supporting Small Businesses
By Tonya Barnett | November 28, 2020 Planning is often one of the most anticipated parts of creating a beautiful and dynamic garden space. I know I’m not alone in saying that I can easily spend hours browsing through the plants offered at my local plant nursery. While many plants in my yard have been ordered online, I’m consistently surprised by the quality and selection of flowers and vegetable plants that I am able to find being grown in garden centers in my own city. In many cases, shopping at local lawn and garden shops can offer the best quality, and at an affordable price. Supporting small businesses helps us all. Worried about Covid? Most businesses have safe shopping practices put in place, and remember to wear your mask. Do Your Garden Shopping Locally Everyone should do their garden shopping locally. Here are my top reasons to shop local … Read More

6 Expert Tips on Bathroom Interior Design

6 Expert Tips on Bathroom Interior Design
Besides being one of the most important rooms in a house, bathrooms are also where we can unwind and relax after a long week. If you’re the type to treat yourself to a bubble bath or a hot shower, then surely, you want to do it in a room that’s also well-decorated and aesthetically pleasing. If you’re in the process of building your own home or just looking for a few ways to spruce up your bathroom, here are a few tips for you. 1. Glass dividers Opaque dividers may help accent the room and allow for customisation, but these also close up the room and make it look smaller. Bathrooms usually aren’t that large, to begin with, so you want to give the illusion of space by using glass dividers or installing a clear frameless shower enclosure. 2. Soft lighting Bright, white lights make bathrooms look too harsh … Read More

Nice & Tidy Garden And Landscaping Companies

Nice & Tidy Garden And Landscaping Companies
Room Remodelling Gardening is a useful and stress-free pastime. Cling fabric curtains in front of your bottom cabinets to hide storage necessities as a substitute of opting for classic cupboards—like in this boldly-colored kitchen architect Viola Simoncioni created for her own home. It feels decidedly extra retro and provides some motion. Many movers feel like they never wish to transfer again, or at least they may need to arrange their house in a different way the following time round. Listed below are five moving aha!” moments and the teachings they provide on decorating a brand new residence higher and extra easily the next time. Misjudging daylight is a standard pitfall whenever you’re first studying to backyard. Take note of how sunlight plays by way of your yard earlier than choosing a spot in your garden. Most edible crops, including many vegetables, herbs, and fruits, need at the very least 6... Read More

Finding Good In The Garden, Even Among The Weeds

Finding Good In The Garden, Even Among The Weeds
Gardening has long been celebrated for its potential to alter mood, improve health, and ease at growers closer to nature. Though these attributes are considered true by many; this does not mean, however, that the growing process is without trial, stress, and disappointment. It wasn’t until I began exploring the “larger picture” in my own garden that I was able to truly appreciate and be grateful for each growing season and the harvest that came with it. Grateful for Each Growing Season As a beginner gardener, I frequently found myself worrying about the ever-growing list of chores and tasks which needed to be completed. As if overnight, the weeds had doubled in size and the roses were covered with aphids. With so many types of pests and diseases with which to contend, I was quickly discouraged and often felt overwhelmed. As my garden continued to expand, so too, did … Read More

Carving Pumpkins For Pie – Homemade Pumpkin Pie From The Garden

Carving Pumpkins For Pie – Homemade Pumpkin Pie From The Garden
My mother loved to cook and holidays were her shining glory. Until a few years before her death, she continued to put on a Thanksgiving feast that paralleled none. My sister and I have both tried our hands at making her secret holiday recipes, but it’s not the same. So we opted for a new tradition. Thanksgiving buffets were our favorite. The ease of eating out, without the work. With Covid, this has changed. Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner The tradition of cooking Thanksgiving dinner now falls upon my generation. As I gear up for this new responsibility, my garden will play an important role. Homegrown potatoes, sweet potatoes and whatever veggie did amazingly well will be my star side dishes. But there is one Thanksgiving tradition that’s been my shining glory for decades. The one thing I would bring to my mother’s amazing holiday dinner was homemade pumpkin pie from … Read More

Thanksgiving Vegetable Dishes From The Garden

Thanksgiving Vegetable Dishes From The Garden
Almost everyone looks forward to Thanksgiving dinner. Sure, it’s your loved ones that make the day special, but how about the food! The feast differs from family to family and region to region, but there are a few general staples that feature in almost everyone’s meal – turkey side dishes that I grow every year. So let’s talk turkey and take a stroll through my Thanksgiving vegetable dishes from the garden. Homegrown Thanksgiving Dinner Turkey is the centerpiece at our table and what is turkey without sage? Fresh sage, of course. With that in mind, when I moved into my house, one of the first things I did in the garden was start an herb garden and, yes, it has sage and other hardy perennials like rosemary and thyme. What else goes in my roasted turkey? Some of the aforementioned sage as well as fresh thyme sprigs, garlic… Read More

Buy Dwelling Decor Objects Online At Best Value

Buy Dwelling Decor Objects Online At Best Value
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Pecan Uses – How To Use Pecans In Different Ways

Pecan Uses – How To Use Pecans In Different Ways
You don’t have to live in the American South to love pecans, which are commonly featured around Thanksgiving time with a traditional pecan pie. There are many culinary uses for pecans, ranging from sweet to savory, but there are other pecan uses as well. We have compiled some unique ways to incorporate this tasty nut into your lifestyle. What to Do with Pecans If you are lucky enough to live near a nut farm or simply have your own tree, harvest time may leave you questioning, what to do with pecans? Due to the tree’s alternate bearing habit, one year will bring few nuts, while the next will produce a bumper crop. You can freeze the extras or come up with some unique pecan uses. Some tips on how to use pecans can keep your family floating in a haze of happy options for this heart healthy food. Once … Read More