The Block 2017

The Block 2017 – Backyard Designs

The five contestants managed to complete their backyards for the Block this week.  With negotiating access to each of their blocks for deliveries the completed yards included outdoor kitchens, fire pits, comfy bench seats with cushions, cubby houses and a beautiful outdoor dining area.

Vegetable garden

How To Grow Tomatoes

Each year I plant up one of my vegetable gardens with tomatoes, usually with three different varieties.  Today I have some simple tips on how to to plant a beautiful veggie garden


How to care for your Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas would have to be one of my most favourite summer plants.  They have often been thought of as an old fashioned plant.  But I love them.  I have planted six hydrangeas in my garden, along my back deck.  They are beautiful in the garden and are perfect for filling […]

Garden Design/pink roses

How to Create A Beautiful Garden

Spring is here and it is the perfect time to start on all your garden projects.  Today we have some simple tips on how to create your own beautiful garden. Image: HGTV Climbing roses make a stunning display in Springtime in your garden.  Choose a sunny light position for your […]


Four Simple Flower Arrangements for your Home

A beautiful flower arrangement can brighten up your home.  We have four very simple flower arrangements you can put together in no time to create a  beautiful home that you will love.     Pink hyacinths make a pretty display with their different shades of pink and beautiful perfume.  I have […]