Luminous Decor with Flameless Candles: Idea #3 What you’ll need: Candle lantern* Glass container *Water Lights – special submersible flameless candles Acrylic or glass gems, *clear or colored *Available at Schnarr’s. Do you have a hanging candle lantern? I have one on my deck but I’m not allowed to burn real candles in it for
Luminous Decor with Flameless Candles: Idea #2 What you’ll need: *Terra cotta plant pots Sturdy glass container *Water Lights – special submersible flameless candles Acrylic or glass gems, *clear or colored *Available at Schnarr’s. Submersible Water Lights come in clear and color-changing versions. Try topping off a stack of plant pots in your water feature
Luminous Decor with Flameless Candles: Idea #1 Do you want to create a festive atmosphere for party guests, or just enjoy your own home or yard more? In this series I’ll share some easy and safe ways to add luminosity and beauty to almost any size water feature – pond, fountain, water garden, punch bowl
Help – My Pond is Full of Algae! by Carolyn Hasenfratz * = products available at Schnarr’s This is the time of year when small lakes, ponds and water gardens sometimes get green “pea soup” water or mats of algae floating on the surface. The limiting factors for algae growth are mainly food and sunlight. If
Strategies for Maintaining My Garden Through the Winter by Carolyn Hasenfratz What do I normally do to prepare my garden for winter? I panic the night before a frost is predicted. I lay old towels on the floor to protect it from dirt and dampness and bring inside all the container plants that are not hardy.
Disguise Problem Spots with Containers by Carolyn Hasenfratz Let’s face it, our area is inherently challenging to gardeners. We have continentality which causes extreme variations in temperature and moisture, and we are in an area of the continent that is a transition zone for East, West, North and South. It’s difficult to keep all parts of
Make an Insulator Votive Candle Lantern Do you collect glass insulators? I often see them for sale in antique shops and there are several web sites with information for insulator collectors. I’ve always found them attractive looking and I thought they’d be even more interesting if made into something functional. Flameless votive candles are a