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15+ Gifts for Flower Lovers

Looking for the perfect gift for your flower-obsessed friend?  Look no further. For the Home Decor Enthusiast: Watercolour Pillow Your HGTV-loving friend will be thrilled to receive this beautiful watercolour pillow.  Um. . . does anyone want to order one for me?  (Hint, hint!) For the Traveler: Floral Duffle Bag

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The Secret Posts of Shifting Roots

I’ve been keeping secrets from you. Sometimes I have posts that sit in the draft box forever.  Why do they never come out?  Sometimes I’m not sure if they’re exciting enough or I think they will do better on Pinterest.  I’m also not sure that you want to be subjected

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Making Flower Crowns at WRKSHP Creative

Where can a grown woman make & wear a flower crown and have it be socially acceptable? At WRKSHP Creative. I was lucky to take part in the first Galentines Day event headed by the duo Karyn Kimberley and Crystal Brodeur, and taught by Joanne Morris of Twig and Bloom.

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25 Must Read Books for the Prairie Gardener

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! Gardeners in the prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba face unique gardening challenges.  Our harsh winters and short growing season mean that typical gardening advice doesn’t

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DIY Wedding Flowers From Your Backyard

Weddings are expensive!  Save some money and get a creative friend to make your bouquets for your big day.  (You can use this tutorial.)  Here’s some inspiration to get you going.  All of these bouquets were make with flowers literally sourced from my or my mothers backyard.

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A Country Inspired Peony Arrangement

Last but not least, we’ll be making a large country-inspired peony arrangement.  This time around we’re going for a more unstructured look, so we get to pretty much skip the clean-your-greens step!

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DIY Bridal Flowers for Practically Free!

Today’s post is for all our brides and those helping them plan their weddings.  If you’re lucky enough to have a wedding during peony season, it’s really easy to get a crafty friend to make this bridal bouquet for you.  I originally planned to only post an arrangement for the

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Long-lasting Purple and Pink Bouquet

By now, a weekend at my Mom’s pretty much means that I will be raiding her backyard and making her a floral arrangement.  She’s a really good sport about it, helping me out and taking pictures or being an extra set of hands when I need her to.  She gets

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Planting my Garden: Year One

In my last post I talked about our not-so-great outdoor space at the house.  The garden space left much to be admired, so I made a plan B and am gardening at my mother-in-law’s acreage.  There is a ton of space, so I’m lucky enough to be able to plant the

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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.

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