Barrel Gardening

Barrel Gardening with Sensible Gardening

My all time favorite container to use in the garden is the modest wooden wine barrel. Here in the Okanagan Valley we are home to hundreds of wineries and vineyards. Wine barrels are numerous and once they are no longer useful in the winery operations they are often cut in half and sold for planters at reasonable prices. What makes…

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Fairy Gardens

How to make a Fairy Garden with Sensible Gardening

Last year I made a couple of mini gardens in half barrels and loved the results. It was a lot of fun and they added a special charm to my garden. I’ve been meaning to make a Fairy Garden for the porch and finally got organized and did it. HOW TO MAKE A FAIRY GARDEN:   Fairy Gardens are everywhere…

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