Author Archives: Katie Ketelsen

You California loans Fresh-from-the-Garden Bouquet

My favorite part of the season has begun! I’ve planted various plants over the years hoping to have fresh flower bouquets throughout the whole season. Today I picked my first arrangement from two easy-to-grow perennials and one shrub. The best California loan offers are on this website: http://onlinepaydaycalifornia.com/. Here is the plant key: A. Peony

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If I Lived on an Acreage…I’d Plant Sporadic Groupings of Spring-Blooming Bulbs

via Spring-blooming bulbs are perfect for planting with your lawn. Enjoy their flower in the spring, mow them down to grass-level when they’re done! It’s sooo easy! I love how they’ve planted sporadic groupings of bulbs along the flagstone sidewalk in this front lawn. If you’re not a fan of daffodils, Better Homes and Gardens has nine other

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If I Lived on an Acreage…I’d Have a Greenhouse Made From Reclaimed Materials

via Generally my style is one filled with reclaimed, rustic, galvanized objects, chippy doors and burlap. It’s only fitting my interior style be reflected in my exterior spaces. It’s a design tip that many forget to follow. If you enjoy eclectic pieces showcased on your fireplace mantel, then take those elements to your outdoor space. More on topic

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Fresh Ideas for Container Gardening—with me!

Last spring I was fortunate enough to film 10 container gardening courses for a venture between Better Homes and Gardens and Craftsy. Here’s a preview of the courses…including snapshots of wild make-up and hairstyles (the first day of shooting I mistakenly let someone try to style my hair—bad idea–curls only respond to their master) If you’re interested

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Local Garden Center Goodness

Occasionally I’m asked “Where’s the best place to buy plants?” I thought I’d share with you where I like to peruse for plants…and of course some shopping secrets. Listed in no particular order….   TimberPine Nursery Of course I’ll plug you with love for TimberPine Nursery. Say hello to my hubs–Jay–when you go out there. Nice thing

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Hydrangea Bonanza

I’m fairly certain heaven is laced with hydrangeas–at least that’s what my heaven will look like. Want a peek? I cannot wait until these Limelight Hydrangeas fill in! Their blooms are magnificent and last FOREVER! Little Lime also has my interests peaked–would be perfect specimen for a smaller landscape or focal point. Let’s not forget

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