Best Companion Plants for Lilacs

Best Companion Plants for Lilacs

Best Companion Plants for Lilacs It’s just about time for the lilacs to bloom here in Central Oregon!  Along with forsythia & dappled willows: lilacs are among the first plants to bloom here in springtime.  Some may think of lilacs as an...
How to Create a Modern Farmhouse Garden

How to Create a Modern Farmhouse Garden

How to Create a Modern Farmhouse Garden Joanna Gaines really popularized “Modern Farmhouse” style ~ which blends traditional farmhouse decor with more contemporary design elements.  Most of the homes she & Chip designed on their popular show...
What is a Bathroom Library?

What is a Bathroom Library?

What is a Bathroom Library?  So….what is a bathroom library, exactly?!  This term just came across my radar, & I have to say: I LOVE it.  For book-lovers, especially ones who enjoy relaxing in the tub ~ this may be your perfect new trend.  It’s...
Best Outdoor Heaters for a Cozy Garden

Best Outdoor Heaters for a Cozy Garden

Best Outdoor Heaters for a Cozy Garden With temperatures hovering in the 30’s & 40’s right now in Oregon, my thoughts are turning towards creating a warmer, cozier space in my French country garden.  Especially since we now have a stray kitty who seems...
How to Protect Hydrangeas in Winter

How to Protect Hydrangeas in Winter

How to Protect Hydrangeas from Winter Winds I love hydrangeas….both heartier panicles & show-stopping Endless Summers.  As I put my garden to bed for the year in Zone 6, with everything going dormant, I wondered “How to Protect Hydrangeas from Winter...