Rurality Newsletter

March 15 2021

There is no time like the present - or is that Thyme?  It's Thyme to get the paints out and see what kind of projects there are while I'm waiting for spring to finally arrive. There are lots of funny Garden Sign Sayings to paint on rustic wooden signs for your garden.

Rurality Newsletter - Rustic News

Hypertufa is so simple - three ingredients, plus water.  There are nuanced details that really matter though.  Find out how to make hypertufa;

How to Make Hypertufa

Spring is the ideal time to collect twigs - many Salix (willow) show the most beautiful glowing colors in early spring, and there is one main advantage - no leaves.

By collecting them now, you also make it possible for the plant to grow brand new twigs for next year.  This is known as 'coppicing'. There are lots of projects to make with twigs - here's one of them;

Build a Rustic Potting Bench

Pets are a very important part of our lives - some would say they're family.  You may feel that way too, and when they go, you want to honor their passing;

Pet Grave Marker

So that's it for this issue of Rurality.  I hope you've got some inspiration for your next project from what I've been doing.