How to Beat the Summer Heat!

How to Beat the Summer Heat!

As the summer heat continues to crank up, it can be difficult to find activities to keep you and your children entertained! We have compiled a list of summer-friendly fun to allow everyone to stay happy!  Spa Day  Having a spa-themed day is a great way to let everyone...

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Flower of the Month- Delphiniums

Flower of the Month- Delphiniums

Did you know that each month has a designated flower? Similar to birthstones, there are birth plants! The month of July is honored with delphiniums! These vibrant blue flowers are also known as Larkspurs. These beautiful plants are quite a sight!  Here are some fun...

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Items you NEED for a 4th of July Party!

Items you NEED for a 4th of July Party!

    Now that most Americans can safely gather, this means we can now enjoy a 4th of July party! To plan the perfect party where people do not want to leave, you need the right items! This patriotic holiday allows people to show off their pride for the United States of...

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Gardening Tips For Rainy Days

The past few weeks in Virginia and its surrounding areas have been filled with a few rainy days. We may finally be seeing some sunshine, but there are more rainy days to come this month. Your plants thrive if they are watered, but there is such a thing as too much...

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Healthy Honey Tips

With the increasing concerns about sickness in our community, I wanted to use this week’s blog post to talk about some simple tips to boost your immunity and help treat a sore throat using your kitchen staples, like honey. Did you know you can purchase honey at Garden...

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May Plant of the Month

Our featured plant of the month of May is Mandevilla! You may have heard of this flowering plant's common name, "rocktrumpet." Mandevilla is a climbing shrub with elegant trumpet-shaped blooms that flower from May to October. Despite its tropical origins, it will...

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Spicy Mother’s Day Breakfast

Make something special for mom for her Mother’s Day breakfast. This recipe is perfect for the mom who loves a spicy kick. Moms, you can also make this special breakfast for yourself and use herbs and ingredients from your garden! You can also use this recipe for a...

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Vegan Pesto Pasta

Read below for a healthy, delicious Vegan Pesto recipe using fresh Basil from your garden! It's perfect for your summertime pasta. This is one of my go-to pasta recipe but feel free to mix the pesto into your favorite dish! Pesto Ingredients: 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4...

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Happy Earth Day

Small Changes Can Make Big Outcomes The 22nd of April is Earth Day, which is this Thursday. Each day, Earth takes care of us and gives us a refuge, especially during times like these. So, take today and future days to give back to Earth and celebrate our home. Since...

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