10 Plants That Will Attract Butterflies To Your Garden


Whether you want to design and build an elaborate butterfly garden or just put a few potted containers on your patio to draw butterflies in there are a wide variety of plants that will attract them. These are 10 that are easy to grow and are successful in attracting a wide variety of butterflies. To bring them in and keep them coming you will want to have a combination of nectar plants (for butterflies) and host plants (for caterpillars). Another {Read More}

Simple Tips for Caring for Your Roses


This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. Not too long ago, I shared how my Grandpa is my inspiration when it comes to gardening. While I’m not a greater gardener, I try to choose plants that are good for people that don’t necessarily have green thumbs. One thing that I like to take care of in our little garden area is our roses. We rent so I didn’t have a choice about what was here when {Read More}

What Is Your Garden Inspiration? #GroSomethingGreater

Garden Inspiration #GroSomethingGreater

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was growing up, my Grandpa had what I thought was the best backyard I had ever seen. Most days, you could find him out in the backyard trimming trees or bushes, planting something new, taking care of his fruit trees or vegetables or just sitting outside, soaking up the sun and enjoying his backyard. In his garden, there were always tomatoes, {Read More}

Mission Giveaway Garden Patch Event #MissionGiveaway #PayItForward

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About Our Sponsor At the GrowBox,we feel that gardening should be enjoyed by everyone. For us, growing plants is healthy activity and the more people who participate, the happier they’ll be. Watching a seed sprout, blossom and produce beautiful vegetables is a wonderful experience. Our mission is to bring this joy to people of all ages – no matter what their physical ability or degree of gardening skills. Tens of thousands of happy gardeners are growing vegetables, herbs, berries and {Read More}

Share the Season with Christmas Centerpieces


Up until recently, I thought spending money on flowers was a waste.  I’m not sure why, I just haven’t gotten lots of flowers in my life (hint hint dear husband!).  I think he mistook the whole “Don’t spend $100 on flowers on Valentine’s Day” to mean don’t even buy me flowers  I realized though that *I* can buy my own flowers and they make me feel the same…happy & cheerful every time I walk in the room and see them. {Read More}