tutorial to convert a sink to a garden fountain

DIY Garden Fountain from Upcycled Sink

Last Updated:   My good friend Merre has been hunting for a fun focal point for a new water feature all summer. When she discovered this sink at a second-hand shop, she fell in love with it’s quirky finish! And apparently, I have gained a reputation for garden fountain creativity, so I got to help…

Cold Brewed Herbal Teas

5 Tips to Kick the Soda Habit for Good

I stopped drinking soda in January of 2013. I’d tried a few times before, and learned a lot, but it wasn’t until 2013 that I was ready to kick the habit for you. Like most behavior changes, it’s nearly impossible to just “stop” doing something, but replacing behaviors comes much easier. Instead of giving up…

How to make a huge rustic rose trellis using free materials

DIY: Large Rustic Rose Trellis

When I purchased hawk hill back in 2010, this poor little garden trellis was charged with a huge responsibility of holding up this boisterous and rather unkempt climbing rose. None of the trellises I looked at garden centers were either big enough or of the style that worked for Hawk Hill’s whimsical and rustic aesthetic.…