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7 Backyard Landscaping Decisions You’ll Regret

Everyone wants a backyard that is beautifully landscaped and low maintenance.  A place where you can relax after a long day. However, if you’re going the DIY route to creating a backyard landscape, there are some pitfalls to avoid.  These mistakes look fine when you first plant them, but in

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Creating Whimsy in Your Garden

Once the perennials have emerged, you’ve planted some annuals here and there, and all your flowers are looking great, it time to have some fun by Creating Whimsy In Your Garden. I truly love every task that gardening involves, but my favorite thing to do is kick my creative side

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Week 1: The Six Week Yard Transformation Challenge

Welcome to Week One of the 6 Week Yard Transformation Challenge, hosted by my friend Nat at Simple Family-Crazy Life. Nat is starting her second round of the challenge for those of us in colder climates. You can check out her front yard in the first round. The snow has just

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Blue and White Patio Makeover Inspiration

This post contains affiliate links.  That means if you purchase anything, I earn some coffee money at no extra cost to you.  You can read my disclosure policy here. When I was on vacation in New York recently, I took tons of photos of things in the city that inspired me.

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Canada Day Celebration with Province by Province Menu Ideas

Canada’s 150th birthday is fast approaching! If there’s any year to throw a Canada Day celebration for your friends and family–this is the year. Planning the perfect backyard Canada Day celebration doesn’t have to be hard.  I’ve come up with a couple of easy and fun ideas to make your

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Kristen

Welcome!

Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!