Topic: DIY

Grow Your Own Sprouts

There’s just nothing better than eating fresh greens and veggies that were grown right in your backyard, from the labor of your own hard work. If you are a vegetable gardener, you have likely been harvesting some colorful veggies for quite some time by this point in the growing season. Sadly though, we are coming… Read more »

Kokedama

DIY Kokedama

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest trends in gardening, you may have already heard about the next big thing: Kokedama. Roughly translated, it simply means moss ball. This is an easy and fun way to display your plants inside or outside. Plus, there are very few supplies needed to create your Kokedama so… Read more »

DIY Evergreen Dish

DIY Mixed Evergreen Dish

It may be cold and snow is still covering the ground but we are ready for spring here at Parkview! We’ve been seeing green for over a month in our greenhouses, and at this point, we are eagerly waiting for the warmer days when we start seeing green outside too. We have been receiving all… Read more »

DIY Birch Bundle

The temps are cooler and the days are shorter, tis the season for our fresh winter greens and arrangements. Although many of you are dreading the long cold winter months ahead, warm your home with a beautiful Birch Bundle that can be kept inside or outside. What you will need for this easy, inexpensive winter… Read more »

DIY Insect Hotel

Summer is winding down and that means that fall and winter are right around the corner. If you are anything like we are, you’re already thinking ahead to next year’s garden and all of its possible needs. Something many people forget is the importance of pollinating insects. Did your vegetable garden not do very well… Read more »

DIY Summer Succulents

The heat of summer is upon us here at Parkview Nursery and we are all about the succulent trend. We have a vast assortment of succulents still available with a new shipment arriving any day now. Succulents are great because of their heat and drought tolerance and the versatility that they offer. They can be… Read more »

DIY Garden Hose Wreath

Our spring season has flown by and we’ve been busy keeping our plants happy and hydrated. With all the watering we do daily, we certainly have some worn out chunks of garden hose lying around. You may have noticed that repurposing and recycling are common themes in this blog so rather than throwing them away, we decided to get… Read more »

Pollinating Insect

The Buzz about Pollinating Insects

There has been a lot of talk the last couple of years about the importance of pollinator plants and pollinating insects.  To name just a few, pollinating insects and mammals include several varieties of bees, wasps, flies, beetles, moths, butterflies and hummingbirds.  Pollinators are important to properly pollinate fruits and vegetables.  Without pollinators, our food… Read more »

Plant Stake DIY

DIY Plant Stakes

Can you believe it, spring is finally here! This time of year is always so inspiring with all of the color and new life that brightens up our cold brown landscape from the season before. This month we thought it would be fitting to create your own mini plant stakes for your houseplants, outdoor planters, or garden markers.

DIY Spruce Top Arrangements

Looking to add some cheer to your front steps for the upcoming winter season? There is nothing quite like a spruce top arrangement to warm and welcome you and all of your guests throughout the holiday and winter season.

The Art of Pumpkin Decorating

Pumpkins are a great option for fall decorating because they are affordable and incredibly versatile as far as what a person can do with them. But if you are like me, the art of carving pumpkins is not my strong suite so I stick to what I know, decorating.

How to Create Scavenger Décor

I am all about keeping projects nifty and thrifty; this fun little craft is exactly that. Scavenged décor is unique in so many ways and can be used for many different purposes. A person could gift these to friends and family for weddings, birthday parties, or use them as an accent in their own home. This is a great little weekend project that is affordable and fun for both adults and children.