DIY: Make garden faerie houses, pixie towers, and toad homes from reclaimed materials
These magical little homes are perfect rainy-day crafts for folks of all ages, and can be made from foraged bits or recycled materials.
A June Garden Stroll Thru the Small House Garden
This is a major gardening year at The Small House – probably the lushest year ever. If you follow me you know we have 5-acres of lean sandy soil, which was once an Oak Savannah forest and is now heavily amended with bark chips, homemade compost and composted horse manure. We are a Zone 5b garden and we garden in SW Michigan. Our home and gardens are situated in rural, farming county and I consider us a “farmette.” After last year’s drought, this spring and summer has been cool and wet…