Garden Path

The Garden Path

Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of
quiet in a crowded day-like writing a poem or saying a prayer.

~Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Welcome to The Garden Path, where we share gardening tips, ideas, and memories. We believe that gardening is good for our souls, our well being and certainly our stress level!  Whether you grow a few pots of herbs on your windowsill or maintain a large garden in the country, you are a gardener. Share your garden favorites or ask questions in our Garden Forum.

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HERBS & SPICES: The first section below is our index of individual herb profiles that include growing information, harvesting tips plus recipes for using the herb or spices.  They are in alphabetical order.  We add more as they are completed.

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1 Hour Terrariums
Make 1 Hour Terrariums with the free tutorial from Saved By Love Creations!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/1-Hour-Terrariums.html
3 Easy Bulbs
Learn about 3 Easy Bulbs to grow for early spring!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/3-Easy-Bulbs.html
A Garden Wreath
This wreath as 21 different materials, but....you only need a few stems of each. For an option you can use a vine wreath and a more mo ...
http://oldfashionedliving.com/gardenwreath.html
Award-winning Lawn Care Tips
Get your lawn looking spiffy for Summer with these award-winning and easy lawn care tips!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/Lawn-Care-Tips.html
Basil: More recipes
I wanted to share more basil recipes since this is such a versatile herb, and if you grow it yourself you should have plenty to work with at ...
http://oldfashionedliving.com/basil2.html
Creating A Butterfly And Hummingbird Garden
Enjoy our article with tips to create a garden to attract butterflies & hummingbirds!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/Create-A-Butterfly-Garden.html
Creating a Cottage Garden
Learn how to create a whimsical charming cottage garden with our helpful tips and ideas!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/Cottage-Garden.html
DIY Mint Lime Sugar Scrub
Make a Mint Lime Sugar Scrub with the free recipe from Cute DIYs!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/DIY-Mint-Lime-Sugar-Scrub.html
DIY Neon Planters
Create Neon Planters with this free DIY tutorial from Saved By Love Creations!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/DIY-Neon-Planters.html
Easter Lily Rx
By Sue Neitzel After the Easter celebration has passed, but before the Easter lily fades, use this holy flower for many medicinal purposes. ...
http://oldfashionedliving.com/easterlily.html
Easy Gardening Apron
Sew an Easy Gardening Apron with the free tutorial from Design Sponge!
http://oldfashionedliving.com/Easy-Gardening-Apron.html
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Seasonal Feature
Summer Harvest Tea

Before the cool weather sets in, enjoy the bounty of your herb, flower and vegetable gardens by giving a Summer Harvest Tea Party. Plan your theme around the garden, invite friends and family. Don't make it a formal affair, but rather a way to celebrate everyone's gardens and share produce, flowers, seeds and advice.

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Harvesting and Using Summer Squash

Summer squash is one of my favorite vegetables. I love the yellow summer squash in particular. They should be harvested while still tender, when they have a "glossy" appearance and are still small. You will most likely need to harvest daily once they start to appear.

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