What do you want to accomplish? And how can you overcome what's holding you back? Each of these perspective-shifting lists, from The 52 Lists Project, take only a few minutes to complete. As you fill each out, tape it to the wall.
The garden is also filled with loads of areas for the kids to play and explore. The two older children have their own gardens which they designed themselves and which they add to each year with new features and plants. The most recent addition,a mud pie kitchen area was added behind the shed. We also try to add new features every year – some permanent, some temporary – such as a dinosaur tire garden, climbing bean teepee, wild-flower border & sun-flower alley.
If you're looking for a green with a little zip, give fern greens a whirl. "These greens are energetic. They work well in homes with families because they match the vibrancy of active kids," says Jill Goldberg, a Boston interior designer. To select a fern green that isn't acidic, look for paint colors with gray undertones. "They add longevity to a color and keep it current," Jill says.
Tea Time : A Homesteading Habit of Reflection & Planning