Category Archives: Frugal gardening

Princess Irene Returns

In Fall 2013, I planted a large section of Princess Irene tulips in the bed in front of our living room windows. I don’t think Princess Irene are known for their ability to return year over year.  So I was … Continue reading

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Looking For a Bargain?

  Sometimes in the quest for the new, gardeners rush right past the old reliables and miss a hidden gem. I find these lovely, intricate nasturtium blooms anything but ordinary. Add in their sunny nature and desire to bloom their … Continue reading

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A Wreath for the Hearth

My husband made this grapevine wreath for me from vines growing on our property. Grapevine grows wild in most parts of the country, but if you don’t have any, willow or other flexible woody materials would work well too. A … Continue reading

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