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…

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…

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…

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…