Spring Planting: The Butterfly Bush

Few things gave me more joy last summer than watching our new gardens around the home we moved into bloom. As the summer months progressed we were thrilled to realize we have what is commonly referred to as a “Butterfly Bush” right beside the pool. Judging by the size (nearly 9 feet tall!) this bush… read more

PSA: Snow!

We interrupt our regular programming to bring you a public service announcement about snow removal! Here in the Northeast we were hit with another lovely storm. 3-4 inches so far and it’s still trickling down… My mother-in-law (the greenest thumb I know!) is snowed in at our place and this morning we were discussing how… read more

Inspiration In Between

It’s that moment. Right between Thanksgiving and Christmas we find ourselves in between. It’s not quite parka weather but there’s a chill in the air and a leaning towards cozying up by the fire. I’ve been layering up for cold mornings and warmer afternoons. Craving pie, warm drinks, and red wine. Here’s some inspiration for… read more

Fresh Flowers

As we move into the long hot days of August most of the blooms on our property have come and gone. A few wild roses are still clinging to the front wall and back fence… It’s been fun getting to know the flower beds around our new home and I can’t wait for next spring… read more

Easter Blooms