If you have began your vegetable gardening journey, you may have heard the words companion planting. So what exactly is companion planting you ask? Companion planting is planting different garden plant varieties near each other, so that the plants benefit one another. Plant choices are vital to successful companion planting. When done correctly, companion planting can really make your vegetable garden flourish. [Read more...]
Vegetable Garden Pictures
Sometimes a little inspiration is all you need to get going in the garden. A vegetable garden can add so much charm to your home and landscape, and finding pictures of vegetable gardens can help inspire you to get started right away! Take a look at this assortment of beautiful, inspiring, and above all gorgeous vegetable garden pictures. See what tickles your fancy and what might work in your own yard!
Well manicured row garden with added herbs and small veggies:
Miniature fairy garden: Add cherry tomatoes and herbs
Small container garden:
Large vegetable container garden:
Medium sized container vegetable garden:
Unique container vegetable and herb garden:
Simple vegetable container garden:
Vegetable gardens can come in all sizes, colors, shapes, and styles! Hopefully these pretty vegetable garden pictures will inspire you to give one a try. Put your own creative spin on it or create one of these looks here. Good luck!
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They say good fences make good neighbors, but good fences also make good vegetable gardens! Fencing for your vegetable garden not only adds visual interest, but is a way to protect your garden from pests, critters, and other harmful elements. Depending on your garden, a simple wire fencing might work. Finding the right vegetable garden fence can really make a difference to the success of your garden. [Read more...]
We are just about ready to transplant our little seedlings into our garden. I thought I would share how to prepare a garden if you happen to be a newbie. This is our second year planting a vegetable garden, I still have so much to learn but feel light years ahead of where we were last year this time.
Preparing your vegetable garden will take some time and energy, but will make planting day so much easier and the harvest more successful! If you are preparing to plant yours, you may have some questions. How do you know if you are doing it right? Luckily, below you will find tips on how to prepare a vegetable garden! [Read more...]
You might be familiar with conversation hearts at Valentine’s Day. Those are the sugary sweet little candy hearts with the fun messages on them such as “Be Mine” or “Call Me.” These sweet little hearts are fun, and quite tasty, but what if you want, or need, to give a Valentine’s Day gift that is on the healthier side of the snack spectrum? If you are looking for a healthy Valentine’s Day gift, why not consider a Valentine’s Fruit greeting instead? [Read more...]
Want a craft idea that will really make your valentine “glow?” Look no further! And don’t worry, you won’t have to spend lots of money to whip this craft up. In fact, just about everything you need can be found at your local dollar store or around your own home. This craft is budget savvy as well as sweet and perfect for the holiday! Interested? Read on and find out how easy this activity is! [Read more...]
What would Valentine’s Day be without hearts? Some folks just have a knack for drawing or cutting out the perfect heart, but others might find themselves slightly more challenged in this area! If you are one of those people who can’t snip out the perfect heart and using a template is more your style, take a peek at the free printable Valentine heart templates below! [Read more...]
Valentine’s Day is sooo close – have you ever thought about making your own Valentine candy bouquet as a last-minute gift idea? (See more Valentine’s Day Ideas Here!) Candy bouquets are a beautiful and tasty alternative to the traditional flower bouquet! Not only do they last much longer, not require any watering, and are edible, but they just seem to light up the faces of the lucky recipient who receives one.
A tasty candy bouquet makes a great gift for anniversaries, showers, birthdays and more, and of course, for Valentine’s Day! These are easy to customize to the likes of your recipient, and you can make one that fits right into your budget depending on the types of candy you use to create it. You can make it as big or as little as you choose.