Tag Archives: butterflies

Kicky Kokedama

A vintage find and the right plant create a kicky kokedama look for an indoor or outdoor garden! Read more of how I created it: Continue reading

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Getting into the Vortex

Law of Attraction fact- Do what you love and more of it will come to you. A few cooler overcast days preceded by two inches of rain made for perfect, day-long, working-weather in my book. So, for the past few … Continue reading

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Controlling Butterfly Bush Spread

A Quick Tip from Crabtree Corner: If you grow butterfly bushes (buddleia spp.) remember to deadhead them regularly. This means when the blooms are dying, clip them off before they dry. It will keep new blooms forming until frost hits … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” is one of my all time favorite sayings.  A while back I wrote about how I had a vision for an old barn structure that made its home in our gardens. Ignoring … Continue reading

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King Tut’s Gold Garden

On November 29, 1922 King Tut’s tomb was opened and it’s golden treasures were finally  revealed to the world.   So in honor of this historic event, I thought it would be nice to share some of Crabtree Gardens’ golden botanical … Continue reading

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Inches away

Mid September is one of my favorite times in the gardens.  Our fields of goldenrod are in full bloom casting their bright golden haze over the landscape. Usually on a lazy Sunday afternoon, my husband and I make a point … Continue reading

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