Welcome to “Girl Who Gardens!”
First off….what exactly is “Girl Who Gardens??!”
“Girl Who Gardens” is simply an off-shoot of the “Girl Who Travels the World” website: in the beginning of 2020, right before the world turned upside down, I happened to buy a house….& this house happened to have a huge yard that was just hard, Central Oregon volcanic dirt. During the past two years, I’ve been working hard to transform this barren plot of land into something a wee bit prettier, shall we say. And, slowly but surely, I’ve managed to do a lot in two years: using French country gardens & Joanna Gaines as primary inspirations, I’ve slowly turned my backyard into a beautiful sanctuary….
Little by little….
Some of My Favorite Garden Articles…
Good Companion Plants for Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowers of all time. Check out these good companion plants for hydrangeas, for all garden styles.
How to Create a Bird-Friendly Garden
Let’s talk about the birds & the bees….in relation to the garden! Learning how to create a bird-friendly garden will add life to your yard.
How to Install Smartcore Pro Flooring
In this post, I’ll walk you step-by-step through how to install Smartcore pro flooring from Lowe’s ~ a great floor for home or She Sheds!
How to Start a Medicinal Herb Garden
As the weather gets colder, this is a great time to figure out how to start a medicinal herb garden ~ even if that means inside!
How to Install Wood Beams on the Ceiling
I’ve been slowly turning my Tuff Shed into a “She Shed” ~ & the latest project was learning how to install wood beams on the ceiling…
Is Russian Sage Drought-Tolerant?
With a mega-drought happening in the West, it behooves us to seek out plants that need little water. So, is Russian Sage drought-tolerant?
Best Natural Stain for Cedar Garden Beds
If you’re looking for a non-toxic stain that’s SAFE for your veggies & flowers: read on to find the best natural stain for cedar garden beds.
How to Insulate a Tuff Shed
I am slowly turning my Tuff Shed into a beautiful “She Shed,” & one of the first steps is insulation. Learn how to insulate a Tuff Shed here!
Best Cotswold Gardens to Visit
England is known for its amazing gardens, & the Cotswolds have plenty of them! Find the best Cotswold gardens to visit & where to stay here!