Gardening with Turtles

  There are hundreds of kinds of tortoises and even more kinds of turtles, but my experiences have been limited to but a few. I have found they make excellent garden companions. Did you know that the box turtle can be a great gardener friend? Yes, these beautiful animals can help keep those pests away…

Gardening with Birds

Spring means the arrival of flowers and greenery, but it also means the arrival of spring birds too! If you want to attract more birds to your yard this spring, take a peek below at some helpful tips on how to attract spring birds. You will find that with just a few steps, you can…

Gardening with Hedgehogs

Hosting a rich Eco-system will promote natural pest control and a thriving habitat for small critters and for your beautiful flowers! Known as the “Gardener’s friend”, Hedgehogs aren’t just cute, they’re also valuable pest controllers. They love to munch on slugs and other pest, keeping your flowers and herbs blooming throughout the spring, summer, and…

Terrarium Planter DIY

Succulents require little care, making then well-suited for jars or bowl garden terrariums. They grow slowly and require little water. Jars provide an enclosed yet view-able growing environment for succulents, making them suitable for teaching children about planting and growing! Succulents are native to areas that receive little rainfall; therefore they prefer to dry out…

Medicinal Succulents

“This is for informational purposes only. Do not use any plants medicinally without consulting your doctor first.” Adding succulents and cacti to your home help keep your fresh air and remove toxins from the environment. Plants absorb our respiratory waste (carbon dioxide), and they convert it into plant carbohydrates to build strong bodies that in…