brown puppucinno puppy statue

Enjoy Your Cappuccino With a Puppuccino

I start each morning with my coffee, a book, and my rescue dog Noki curled up in my lap. He stays there while I do my coffee-mediation (yes, it’s a thing!), read, and journal. Occasionally Noki decides to hang out with my husband instead. On those mornings, I could use the company of a puppuccino … Read more

fox reading statue

6 Smart & Scholarly Reading Animal Statues

These reading animal statues are the perfect companion for the bibliophile, who is also an animal lover. From foxes and frogs, to feathered and fiery, these feral friends will keep you company as you curl up with your latest book. Add one or two to your garden, beside your favorite reading chair, or in your … Read more

flower garden stake

10+ Creative & Colorful Flower Garden Stakes

Flower garden stakes are like a loyal friend. Before your spring flowers show their faces, and long after your summer flowers fade, flower garden stakes will continue to stand by you, beautifying your yard year-round. They can fill in spaces in your spring-to-fall gardens, and in the winter they stand alone above the snow, adding … Read more

garden tuteurs and obelisks

7+ Stylish Garden Tuteurs & Obelisks

If you are looking for a garden structure to support your flowering plants, while adding beauty and class to your garden, these stunning garden tuteurs or obelisks fit the bill. The terms tuteur or obelisk are often used interchangeably, but there are some differences. They both support climbing plants and vines, such as roses, ivy, … Read more

statue of a cat with a butterfly on his nose

10+ Delightful Metal Cat Yard Art Finds

Cats are cute, curious, clever, sometimes cuddly, and difficult to ignore. They are a constant source of amusement, and these captivating metal cat yard art finds reflect their adventurous nature. Clever and Curious Cat Garden Art Cats are an endless source of entertainment and these garden stakes, sculptures and spinners capture the charming and challenging … Read more

the zen of weeding

The Zen of Weeding

Spring officially arrived today. In honor of the spring equinox, the sky is blue and cloudless, the birds are singing, the ground is full of life-giving water, and the remants of the melting snow are saying their last farewells. The first spring plants are poking their noses through the dirt and snow, and my perennials … Read more

make a small garden look bigger

7+ Decor Ideas to Make a Small Yard Look Bigger

You are excited, but frustrated. You finally have your own backyard. Now you have a place to turn those unrealized gardening plans into reality. But your backyard is so small. Too small. Just enough space for a patio set and a narrow garden bed beside the fence. How will you ever be able to execute … Read more

lotus kinetic wind sculpture

Kinetic Wind Sculptures Dance With the Wind

Kinetic wind sculptures dance with the wind. Playful and entrancing they will capture your imagination as they spin, twirl, and sway in the breeze … as though they had a life of their own. Wind sculptures bring a mesmerizing and dynamic art form to gardens and public spaces. Each kinetic sculpture is a meticulous blend … Read more

Moon gates - A portal to another world?

Moon Gates – A Portal to Another World?

Maybe it’s because I watch and read too much science fiction, but to me moon gates look like portals to another world. Perhaps to a parallel universe? In some ways I am not too far off. Moon gates originated in ancient China and are traditional elements in Chinese architecture, acting as portals between gardens, as … Read more

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