10 Outdoor Accessories to Make Your Garden Pop

In addition to specific types of flowers and plants to feature in your garden, it is important to consider the outdoor elements and accessories that will house and adorn them. Take a look at these garden accessories that will bring … Continue reading

Top 10 Ways to Create a Welcoming Home

You know you want one: a house that makes everyone stop and stare. Is it the gleaming mahogany front door, the charming casement windows or the brick pathway that swirls into the garden? Find out the secrets to great curb … Continue reading

Inexpensive Ways to Spruce up your Patio for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and suddenly your winter storage area—also known as the patio—is top on the priority list. The backyard probably hasn’t seen traffic for months and is in serious need of some TLC. You may think … Continue reading

How to Grow Lavender in Your Garden

  Expert growing tips for a favorite perennial.     This fantastic Mediterranean herb will infuse any garden with its heady scent and lend its soothing palette that runs from pale lilac to dark purple. Perhaps it’s time to exchange … Continue reading

Money-Saving Gardens

From water-wise plants to easy-care herbs and veggies, this flora provides a bounty great for the home and the budget.   It’s time to think outside the flower box when planning and planting your Cottage garden. Garden expert Kathy Alford … Continue reading