With the cooler weather, and kids back in school (unless you're in British Columbia where the teachers are on strike), everyone heaves a sigh of relief. Much as we all love having the kids buzzing around with all their energy in the nice warm weather, it's easy to feel like you haven't had a moment to yourself.
Fall is a great time to get some crafting done; the weather is perfect for hypertufa and it will have plenty of time to cure before the frost and snow arrives (perish the thought).
All you need is an area under cover from rain to work in, and the pots once finished, won't care if they're outside.
Even a table under the overhang of the eaves can be ample space to create your next masterpiece.
Fall is also a good time to plant; hardy succulents thrive and deepen in color as the day length shortens, and the nights are cooler. They have time to establish themselves and grow good root systems, if you follow a few guidelines. Buy the e-book for all the right information;
There are a lot of different ways to create miniature landscapes; you can put a little door on a tree, and make a gnome garden, or grow tiny plants in a perfect fairy garden in a big pot. It helps to have lots of diminutive tools and furniture too.
Bird houses that look like little houses, stones arranged to resemble a castle ruin, or even bonsai trees pruned and trained to look ancient and rugged; we've been fascinated with small scale gardens for ages. Start yours today!