Thanksgiving is just a month away, so why not start decorating your table for the big meal and check one important task off the to do list! Fresh pumpkins and gourds are a perfect addition to a festive Thanksgiving table, but in order to still have fresh pumpkins and gourds for your centerpiece, now is… Read more »
A zen garden is a Japanese rock garden or a dry landscape that has been dated back 100’s of years and have allowed monks to meditate and relax with a small or large garden. These zen gardens are minimalistic, tranquil, and very easy to make at home. These small tabletop gardens have grown in popularity… Read more »
We’ve designed our gardening kits to add a little joy to your routine while you’re stuck at home. These projects are great for all ages and really help to pass the time. We’ll be adding new projects regularly so please check back often! Kits are available for curbside pickup or delivery in Aberdeen. Order here >>
Make this cute & safe treat for the kids this Halloween! Most of the items you can find around your house. We used three coffee filters, ribbon, permanent marker and a black marker to create our lollipop ghosts. You can also experiment with gift wrapping paper, napkins, tissues, colorful yarn, or whatever else you can… Read more »
Whether you spend minutes or hours carving your Halloween pumpkins, don’t let your hard work turn to mush! This year, try our top tip for preserving your creations. After carving, put your finished pumpkin and its lid in a bucket or garbage bag. Then pour 1/2 to 1/3 cup of bleach and fill with enough… Read more »
Create an adorable fairy terrarium with just a fairy, treasure chest, glass terrarium, air plant (optional), and colored rocks and gems. Pro tip: all are available in our gift store! To start, mix or layer the colored rocks and gems inside of your terrarium. Next, arrange the fairy and chest. If you choose to, you… Read more »
October is here and you know what that means, it’s finally pumpkin season. We’ve got some adorable pumpkin luminaires here at Parkview that are so versatile and make for a great fall decoration that will last for years. When you decorate with these you won’t have to worry about a pumpkin sitting on your front… Read more »
Here we are, already mid-July and there is no sign of relief from the heat. How are your spring annuals looking? They may need some freshening up before the next backyard barbecue takes place. This month we’ll be making a new plant pot for summer, but we’ll be jazzing it up with some repurposed furniture… Read more »
Summer is heating up and we are halfway through the year. This month, we took a week to pay special attention to our beloved pollinators. Here’s one way to encourage a good habitat for your pollinators, with just a few simple materials. For this simple project, you’ll need a saucer that holds water (a decorative… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
If you’ve been following our latest projects, you’ve already learned to make a trendy succulent dish. We’re happy to announce that succulents are still the talk of the town and we are still creating adorable arrangements! This time of year, most people have an abundance of pumpkins so we have decided to put two of… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
Don’t forget what you planted ever again; you can make your very own plant markers in no time. All you’ll need are some rocks (size up your space before choosing your rocks, you may want them to be palm sized or smaller for containers), acrylic paint of your choice in color, a fine point paintbrush… Read more »
Coming Soon: New Take Home Kits
We're putting together new kits and activities for our 2021 line up! Check back so you don't miss them!