Take a Trip to Ladew Topiary Gardens

* Last fall, my husband and I had time all to ourselves during the week while the kids were in school; I was on fall break and my husband took a day off. We spent the day at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Maryland, just 29 miles north of Baltimore in Monkton. It’s a great way […]

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Playing With Cottage Garden Style

* * * One of the things I like to do in my down time—the little bit that I have—is spend time tending to our new cottage-styled garden. The key to creating cottage style is to mix colors, allowing your flowers to bloom at different times. Additionally, varying plant heights helps give it that effortless […]

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The Results Of Our Fairy Garden

* * * * * * As I mentioned in an earlier blog post this week, my daughter and I planned to start our Fairy Garden on Saturday. We did it. After a visit to a local store called All Things Country and purchasing our starter pieces for the garden, we raced home to get […]

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Building a Fairy Garden With My Daughter

Several months ago, my daughter and I stopped into a nearby store. I was on the hunt for something in particular that I could not find. However, on that jaunt, we found something magical that spoke to the two of us: fairy garden items. We had not been in search of such items, but the […]

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