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Do it yourself instructions and inspirations

Blackberry trellis – Sprucing up the blackberry area

How to control your blackberry bush with a blackberry trellis. It is similar to the one used in a wine yard. Pattern is included in post.

Carrot centerpiece with tulips

How to create a simple carrot centerpiece with tulips and sweet williams. Is perfect for Easter table.

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Bamboo pergola for climbing beans

Hi, in my garden design, I have designed a pergola that is stretching between the borders. It will house the climbing beans. In my original idea, I wanted to do it with copper or plastic installation pipes. But my husband put a veto on it, so I had to find a different solution. And the Read More >

Succulent in a Cork!

Hi!This winter I had made advent succulent basket and had some small leftover pieces of succulent. All except one I planted into miniature terracotta planters. That special one I planted into a bottle cork. After almost 6 months it has finally rooted. So I can finally say that this experiment was successful. This is how Read More >

Design Potager Garden

Hi,for my little veg patch I have big plans. I want to make it into a potager. Potager garden does require some planing and designing, and winter time is perfect to work on those. Here are my tips on how to design a potager garden. What is potager? Potager is a type of vegetable or Read More >

Advent succulent basket

Hi,since I’m a succulent and Xmas/Yule obsessed person. It seamed like a logical solution to combine the two things. So I came up with a simple and elegant Advent succulent basket. A bit different take on an Advent wreath. I may dress it up a bit more once when succulents become established.   Needed for Read More >

Herbwall – fresh herbs in small space

Hi, I like to use fresh herbs in my kitchen, and since I’m now living in an apartment, I don’t have huge amount of space. Luckily for me, I have a balcony – small, but big enough to house some plans. And for one wall I had a plan to make it herbwall. What’s a Read More >

Halloween invitation design

Hi, this year I’m making a Halloween party/dinner with Goth theme. I did a simple design of Halloween invitation in photoshop that follows that theme and will send out the invitations to my friends. It follows the Victorian invitation wording. I wanted to give you the option of adding your own text, since mine is Read More >