The Bonnie Blog / Holiday

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for Gardeners

Chocolate schmocolate. Skip the sweets and give your green-thumb Valentine what he or she really wants by downloading and printing this nifty IOU for garden lovers. Not only will you score major dirty-fingernail points, but we’ll bet your hard work will be repaid with some fresh garden bounty once harvest time rolls around. Yes, your… Read more »

5 Gorgeous Gardening Coffee Table Books

It’s entertaining season, and my husband I and like to play our part by hosting a few dinner parties. All those parties, of course, mean lots of guests, and I wouldn’t be a good hostess if I didn’t have some eye-catching coffee table books laying around to be perused, would I?

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Puree

By Julie Martens Forney Homemade pumpkin puree is a cinch to whip up—even kids can get in on this cooking project. I find it to be so versatile in the kitchen. Of course, it’s the staple ingredient in pumpkin classics, like pie and quick bread, but it also makes a wonderful addition to cookies, muffins,… Read more »

Gifts for Gardeners

By Su Reid-St. John ‘Tis the season to begin the search for just the right gift your favorite gardener. Looking for ideas? If you ask me, you can’t go wrong with one (or more) of these handy garden helpers. Each one plays an important part in my own routine and actually helps make me feel… Read more »

5 Terrific Garden Tools for Under $25

Soil, plants, sun, and water—that’s all you really need to grow a garden. But I’ve found there are some tools that can make gardening—already one of my favorite pastimes—even easier and more enjoyable.

DIY Tomato Costume

Ah, fall! I love the smell of pumpkin pie, the leaves falling on the ground, and the cool weather. It just so happens it’s also time to get your juices flowing to make a terrific Halloween get-up, like this DIY Tomato Costume. It’s easy, inexpensive, and sure to win any costume contest around. Here’s how to do it.

Gifts That Grow

When it comes to giving gifts, I’ve turned a new leaf (no pun intended) and started thinking about giving plants instead of more of the unnecessary trinkets we all seem to have too many of. One thing that inspired me was a grape leaf vine sprig given to me by my mother a while back… Read more »

Stocking Stuffers for Gardeners
(They’re Free!)

Psst! Don’t worry if you haven’t found just the right gift yet for that special gardener in your life. We’ve got some creative stocking stuffers for gardeners that are sure to bring a smile of pure joy. Simply download and print these garden-centric IOUs, then slip one (or more!) in your favorite green thumb’s stocking…. Read More -->