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Every other week-ish, I publish a newsletter to share things that inspire me as a gardener in hopes they inspired you too. It’s an easy-to-read format to help us create our garden escapes and fuel our creativity.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or you’re building your first garden, you’ll find tips, garden-inspired DIY projects, and inspiration to help you build your home garden.
Garden Moxie is a website for home gardeners. It provides simple and practical gardening tips and inspiration. The site features do-it-yourself videos, garden visits, and tips to help you build your garden.
How To Make Inspiring Cyanotypes on Fabric
I bought treated fabric from Blick Art Supplies and created a pillow using cyanotypes printed on fabric. This technique is fun and a great way to be creative.
A Visit to Gertrude Jekyll’s Amazing Garden at Munstead Wood
The Amazing Gertrude Jekyll and Her Home Munstead Wood was the home of Gertrude Jekyll from 1896-1932. It was here that Gertrude Jekyll…
A Walk Through a Michigan Meadow
We are fortunate to live within a 5-minute drive of Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve. It’s a 42-acre area of woodlands, wetlands and native…
Design Lessons from Sissinghurst
Sissinghurst Castle Garden is one of the most famous gardens in England. These are the garden design lessons I learned from visiting Sissinghurst.
DIY Garden Projects
Home Garden–How To Preserve Beautiful Leaves in 15 minutes
I love preserving autumn leaves to decorate my home. Check out how you can preserve autumn leaves with vegetable glycerine.
How To Make a Grape Vine Wreath
There’s nothing I love more than making something cool for free. Check out how to use wild grapevines to make amazing grapevine wreaths.
Home Garden–6 Gorgeous Bulbs I’m Planting this Autumn
This Autumn I’m planting 6 gorgeous spring-blooming bulbs. I’m already excited to see them this Spring.
How to Prune a Hornbeam Hedge
I prune my Hornbeam hedge every Spring to manage its size and shape. This is my process for pruning a Hornbeam hedge.
How To Prune a Red Twig Dogwood to Keep It Looking Healthy
Pruning is essential. You need to prune your trees and shrubs to maintain their shape and keep them healthy. This article shows you how.
How Properly Prune Forest Pansy Redbuds
Check out these easy step-by-step instructions of how to properly prune Forest Redbud trees. I even show my huge mistake.