tiny garden

  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these pockets. {and filling them.} 2. this oatmeal. {and the extra big bowlful.} 3. these well-loved gardening supplies. {and eager planters very ready for spring.} 4. this card game. {and one late night…

    March 19, 2021 4 Comments
  • painted canvas floorcloth FAQ.

    We have a wall-to-wall painted canvas floorcloth in our dining slash living room. I painted it myself last fall and while I’d love to take credit for the idea, painted canvas floorcloths predate me…

    February 23, 2021 36 Comments
  • simple stuff: a kitchen trash can.

    I have purchased a kitchen trash can. It’s a 4-gallon can that may or may not be considered the proper size for a family of five, but it’s clocking in at about 4 times…

    January 21, 2021 35 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this new-to-us console. {for showing up at just the right time.} 2. this brand-new magazine (that’s seeking supporters). {for being a delight in so many ways. } 3. these sparkling crystals. {because, priorities.}…

    September 11, 2020 6 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these clam shells. {the sweetest birthday treasures.} 2. this bunch of yarrow. {in all the best colors.} 3. this popcorn. {the perfect snack.} 4. this pink cup. {because the number of broken cups…

    July 3, 2020 3 Comments
  • make-believe: fancy-free.

    Yesterday was my thirty-sixth birthday, which was the perfect time to daydream about a quiet evening spent fancy-free in a city garden. The soundtrack would be all spinning sprinklers and clinking flatware and laughter…

    July 2, 2020 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this little pile. {and also long-enough naps.} 2. these cheerful fellows. {even the dried up ones.} 3. these buttons. {and summer.} 4. this tea cup. {and treasured petals.} 5. these precious tools. {and…

    June 26, 2020 5 Comments
  • make your own: indoor compost bin.

    We’ve had a cardboard banker’s box full of compost underneath our couch for the past month. A few times a day, or any time we add fresh scraps, we turn the rich dark brown…

    June 22, 2020 53 Comments