Category Archive: Garden

NANA LIN’S BEST GARDENING TIP

My mom is very excited to share her best garden tip this year that has made her gardening a little more fun and efficient this summer!  Are you ever gardening, you set down your garden tools and then spend the next hour looking for them when very often they are right under your nose?!  Well …

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STACKED FLOWER POTS

These stacked flower pots show another great example of how to add height to your containers.  I already shared how to add height with grapevines and garden accessories, now I’d like to share the way my mom stacked up some terracotta pots. This is real simple but the vertical display can offer much more visual appeal then a …

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GARDEN BENCH WITH BIRD HOUSE

I am truly amazed what an afternoon with spray paint can do.  Such bright transformations can be accomplished making something old new again 🙂  Take for instance this REALY old garden bench! It almost looked like the woods were consuming it as it faded into the landscape.  I think it was a pretty lavender in …

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KNOCK OFF MACKENZIE CHILDS BIRD FEEDER

Brighten your garden or any corner of the yard with a whimsical bird feeder.  If you have been at Joyful Daisy for any length of time, you know that I just love the whimsical designs of Mackenzie Childs, however I don’t always love the prices.  For instance, the adorable Mackenzie Childs bird feeder shown below can be your for …

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DRESSING UP RAIN BARRELS & LARGE URNS

Add some height to your containers with grapevines and then add some sparkle with colored wire and garden accessories!  I just love these rain barrels that are shaped like large urns in need of a lovely bouquet.  However, with a container this large, flowers can be easily overlooked without some height balancing out the large …

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MAILBOX MAKEOVER with DUCK TAPE & PAINT!

How fun would it be to drive down the street and be greeted by these fun, bright, and whimsical mailboxes?!!  Both mailboxes were in great need of a makeover and with the spray paint and duck tape, they were looking lovely in the blink of an eye!  I need to give a shout out to duck …

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DUCK TAPE GIFTS FOR THE GARDEN

For under $30 and an afternoon, you can create this wonderful assortment of duck tape garden gifts and it is so much fun!  Not only are these duck tape gifts adorable, they also are very functional!  I mean just look at how easy it is to spot those garden tools with bright yellow handles.  When I garden, …

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