I hope you had a great week!
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Random Things Happening Behind the Scenes at Bricks ‘n Blooms
It cooled down a bit here this week, so I was able to do a little more work in the gardens.
In the gardens…
This week, I finished planting almost all of the seedlings I grew indoors.
Since I had no more room and felt both emotionally and physically done planting seedlings, I gave the rest away to one of my besties.
Can’t wait to see them in her garden!
We’ve had quite a bit of rain here lately, so some of the plants are falling over.
So I spent some time staking and supporting plants that needed it.
As well as some of those seedlings I just planted.
I love using THESE for most of my plants.
If you’re not sure whether to support your plants, do some research now to preventatively keep them in good shape as they bloom.
In addition to supporting plants, I pinched the zinnias and dahlias back.
This process will help form a bushier habit and produce more blooms.
In my home…
The attic renovation is coming along.
We added a folding table to put my computer on temporarily until my desks arrive.
Tori assembled my office chairs.
Oh, we really love these.
They are super comfy and look awesome!
And yes, I said desks and chairs because Tori is going to help me out with the blog.
I would love to add a pull-out sofa or futon for guests. But the one I wanted already sold out and is on backorder.
So either I wait or find something else.
What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms
It’s been a busy week on the blog!
My gardens are blooming like crazy now with roses.
For years, I had one bed of knockout roses, but added a few other varieties last year that returned and look so gorgeous!
Roses are not as difficult to care for as you may have heard.
Wait until you see how easy it is.
CLICK HERE to learn the basics of rose care and see how beautiful my roses look!
In addition to talking about roses, I shared a container garden recipe for sun that is gorgeous, easy-care and attracts hummingbirds.
It’s not too late to plant one! CLICK HERE to see how to plant this container garden.
And be sure to check out my container gardening tip at the end of the post.
It’s a good one that you’ll thank me for later!
Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web
I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.
I love how my good friend Robyn from Robyn’s Frenchnest styled her hutch.
It’s just beautiful.
If you have not met my good friend KariAnne yet from Thistlewood Farms, are you in for a treat.
She shares some great tips for mixing and matching plates that are perfect for entertaining.
In addition to these super talented ladies, here are some more inspiration I’m loving this week!
This adorable DIY patriotic craft idea. She had me at no sew.
These clever ways to decorate with yard sale finds.
Seriously the most gorgeous greenhouse garden views ever!
This cute DIY patriotic planter.
Enjoy a simple picnic with these ideas.
How to repurpose an old soda crate. I love this one!
These tips for styling patriotic decor both inside and outside your home.
And this super easy overnight oats recipe you have to make!
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Enjoy your day! xoxo