Fairy Garden

Fairy Garden!

This last weekend we decided to make a little fairy garden centerpiece for the patio table. We selected a theme of a sleeping fairy with a color scheme similar to what we have with the patio decor in aqua blues and greens. We purchased all the fairy accessories from a local nursery, but I have included some links to a …

MelindaFairy Garden!
White Shasta Daisy

Our Garden 2015

Hey guys! I wanted to post the latest on our garden from this year. Some of the new plants include this pink astilbe, and a white one. For some reason I didn’t get a picture of the white one. I started a shade garden in the back by the fence, which is the only shady area in our garden. I …

MelindaOur Garden 2015
Mini White Pumpkins for fall decor

4 Fall Ideas to Bring the Season Indoors

With the transition of summer to fall, it’s the time of year I love to savor since it is so fleeting and so beautiful. I wanted to share some of the things I enjoy to bring fall into Fox Cottage. When I think of fall, it brings to mind certain scents, colors, textures and just an over all cozy feeling …

Melinda4 Fall Ideas to Bring the Season Indoors
Monarch Butterfly on a Daylily

Naming Our Bohemian Garden

Something I have recently came upon as a concept for us gardeners to consider is naming your garden or home. Historically the large estates and manors of the wealthy have always had names such as Midford Castle (actor Nicolas Cage’s house), Buckingham Palace or Gipsy House the name of writer Roald Dahl’s home. I thought it would be fun to …

MelindaNaming Our Bohemian Garden
Ladybug Crackers

Little Sprouts Community Garden

A couple of weeks ago the kids and I participated in a ladybug release party at the Little Sprouts Community Garden. We released hundreds of ladybugs, learned about bugs both beneficial and pests, did some crafts, had fun with a butterfly net and bug habitat and ate some tasty snacks! We made the cutest tie dyed butterfly craft while there. …

MelindaLittle Sprouts Community Garden
Coreopsis. Bohemian Cottage

Plant Exchange Potluck

The Rocky Mountain Gardening Forum annual Spring plant exchange this year was in Arvada. There was a potluck and hundreds of plants being exchanged by gardeners of all levels, from the beginner to the master gardener. The hosts had a chicken coop where this little hen lived with about 5 others. The gardening forum holds the plant exchange a couple …

MelindaPlant Exchange Potluck