dining fresh from the garden.

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one of my favorite things about owning a home is having my own garden and outside dining space. i’ve come to realize spending time outside, gardening and entertaining is one my greatest joys — i could spend all day out there puttering around and planting new flowers and now vegetables, too! i shared my container garden earlier this year, and now i’m planting... 
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get your green jeans on.

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jj locations. i know i’ve been on binge when it comes to greenery and plant life lately, but i just can’t help myself. i just love the fresh vibe plants lend to a space, whether indoors or out, a little or a whole lot. just a simple branch looks so pretty in a clear vase, and a vine just gets me swooning. i’ve rounded up a few of this week’s favorites... 
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in bloom.

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spring is here and with it blooms are everywhere. the tree down the street from me is on fire, and in japan cherry and plum blossoms are exploding. high desert flowers are in bloom too. i couldn’t help but notice and be enamored by these lovely blooms in full swing images all over my pinterest feed so i thought you might enjoy seeing them, too. a trip to japan is high... 
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vegetable containers: weekend project.

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i’ve been wanting to plant a little vegetable garden here at the new house, but haven’t been able to find just the right spot. until i decided on these galvanized troughs i found on amazon. i’d been looking for these for a while after seeing something similar in stable cafe’s herb garden in san francisco, but i guess it hadn’t occurred to me that... 
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getting to the root of it.

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a well traveled woman. i have been coveting the idea of rooting plants in vintage glass jars for a while now. i even tried the (seemingly) easy idea of rooting an avocado pit to no avail. i’ve been successful when it comes to growing from bulbs — like paper whites, but when it comes to roots, i’m an utter failure. so i’m coming to you guys for guidance.... 
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