starlette s of the shade garden, flowers, gardening, Meconopsis Grandis or Blue Asiatic Poppy can be difficult to site It needs loose well drained fertile soil in part shade Once established it will bloom like gangbusters for you every June July

Starlette's of the Shade Garden

Think those sunny gardens have all the fun? That big drama can only be accomplished in full sun? Not...

the summer of dahlias, gardening, Loved this dahlia its perfectly symmetrical petals

The Summer of Dahlias

I went for a walk around Colony Farms Regional Park in Metro Vancouver last week, and these were...

market treasures, container gardening, gardening, I m giving away this fab Heritage Boot Planter at the Market

Market Treasures

I've been thrifting for weeks. Gathering fun and creative containers to upcycle and plant for my...

garden party with hometalk amp milner gardens, gardening, A simply stunning seaside themed outdoor living vignette

Garden Party with #HomeTalk & Milner Gardens

This week bloggers descended on Milner Gardens for a garden party and meetup. It was a fun day of...

starting seeds with recycled materials, gardening, Starting seeds with recycled TP rolls

Starting seeds with recycled materials

Starting seeds is simple and easy and can be done with stuff you already have around the house....

the skagit valley tulip festival tulip town follow the rainbow, gardening

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: Tulip Town, Follow the Rainbow

Earlier this week I shared with you the photo's from our recent visit to RoozenGaarde at the Skagit...

create an air garden with a tillandsia wreath, crafts, gardening, wreaths, Create your own Air Garden With minimal upkeep these gardens can stay up year round Offering 365 days of beauty

Create an Air Garden With a Tillandsia Wreath

With a twist on the classic Winter wreath, I took a grapevine wreath, an assortment of Tillandsia...

vandusen botanical gardens a vancouver classic, gardening, Livingstone Lake at VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver

VanDusen Botanical Gardens: A Vancouver Classic

My favorite garden, VanDusen offer year round appeal & stunning fall colour. A must see when...

vandusen gardens annual plant sale a plethora of plants and people, flowers, gardening

VanDusen Gardens Annual Plant Sale: A Plethora of Plants and People

On Sunday, April 28th gardeners and shutterbugs from across the Lower Mainland will flood into...

creating a small space vegetable garden, flowers, gardening, urban living, Harvesting was kids favorite part Peas fresh from the garden

Creating a Small Space Vegetable Garden

Do you have a backyard, a patio, or a window box? Have you been trying to find ways to maximize your...

Laura Thomas
Laura Thomas