Pretty Garden Accessory & A Few Favorite Gardening Tips

August 21, 2018

Want to bring in interest, color and something that will actually work for you? Put a mailbox in your garden:



mail box


Looks so great and can also hold your gloves, clippers and all of your small gardening tools:

mailbox tools


Your tools will be protected AND you will be able to find when you need them!





mailbox clematis


So pretty and unique!

Here are a few more of my favorite gardening hints & tips I have picked up along the way:

Easy Read Rain Gauge

Add a few drops of food coloring to the bottom of your rain gauge. Next time it rains it will be easy to read when mixed with the bright coloring:

garden rain gauge


Line Pots with Coffee Filters

This is a great idea for inside plants also! Line the bottom of your flower pots with a coffee filter. The filter will allow water to drain out and keep the messy dirt inside the pot.


garden coffee filter


Create a no-stick shovel

Spray your favorite shovel and garden tools with a silicone or Teflon lubricant so that the dirt slides right off.  My husband sprays his weed-wacker  string with spray butter or WD40 when installing string. He says it works like a dream!

garden shovel spray


* Easy Natural Garden Markers

To create perfectly natural markers, write the names of plants (using a permanent marker) on the flat faces of stones of various sizes and place them at or near the base of your plants. Simple!

garden marker


The vast majority of garden plants like sun and well-drained soil.

The golden rule of gardening. That’s it!

garden flowers


Hope you enjoyed! Have a great week everyone!












  1. Love the mail box arrangements. Good to know what to do with the old ones – very adorable!

    The coffee filter think is pretty cool too.

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