Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

May 01, 2017

While moms and motherly figures are always worthy of being showered with gifts, there is one special day a year where we get to show the fabulous women in our lives just how much we truly appreciate them. That's right, mothers day is almost here and we've put together a handy gift guide for mothers with a passion for home and garden living.

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Perfect Pots

Perfect Pots

February 09, 2017

Container gardens are a great low-cost and low water usage way to add color and lushness to an outdoor living space. When choosing a container such as ceramic pots, think big for maximum impact. Group these large pots with a few smaller pots to create a pleasing variation in container height.

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Late Winter Bulbs for Last Minute Blooms

Late Winter Bulbs for Last Minute Blooms

February 01, 2017

We have a confession. Late fall came and went and we may have forgotten to plant our bulbs. Okay, we definitely forgot to plant our bulbs. Does that mean we must go without our favorite tulips and daffodils this spring? We certainly hope not! Luckily, there are a few bulbs that can be planted in February, including tulips and daffodils.

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The Kumquat Garden 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

The Kumquat Garden 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

December 14, 2016

Giving a heart-felt gift can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but, let's face it, sometimes it can be downright difficult to figure out what wonder to bestow upon your gift recipient. This time of year, checking off every name on your list with a fabulous, thoughtful gift can be daunting at best. Luckily, we've got you covered with holiday gift ideas for all of your lucky gift recipients.

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How to Make Spiced Orange Pomander Candles for Holiday Decorating

How to Make Spiced Orange Pomander Candles for Holiday Decorating

November 29, 2016

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Fantastically Fun Beverage Bar Ideas for Fall Parties

Fantastically Fun Beverage Bar Ideas for Fall Parties

October 03, 2016

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6 Tips for Stunning Fall Decor

6 Tips for Stunning Fall Decor

September 26, 2016

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5 Great Reasons to Use Outdoor Fabrics Indoors

5 Great Reasons to Use Outdoor Fabrics Indoors

September 13, 2016

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Serious About Cider? Six Unique Hot Cider Recipes to Combat the Cold

Serious About Cider? Six Unique Hot Cider Recipes to Combat the Cold

December 02, 2015

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10 Gorgeous DIY Wreaths for Every Room in the House

10 Gorgeous DIY Wreaths for Every Room in the House

November 04, 2015

Decorative wreaths are one of our favorite ways to bring the goodness of the outdoors in, especially during the holidays. This is why we just about jumped out of our skin with excitement from this beautiful DYI wreath compilation from Country Living. These versatile little rings of perfection are a great way to welcome your holiday guests at the front door, add a fragrant centerpiece to your dining table, liven up the kitchen, freshen the bathroom (hello, lavender)... or add a burst of color and fragrance just about anywhere. 

 

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Create Your Own Style

March 26, 2015 1 Comment

You've been perusing Pinterest, flipping through magazines, maybe even ogling neighborhood gardens. You are starting to get an idea about the styles you like and the elements you want in your own garden. Now, the question is, how do you go about implementing this style into your own living space? Begin by thinking like a designer to deconstruct the elements in order to figure out what defines the style. Consider the shapes, materials, textures and colors. Is your style contemporary with clean simple lines and solid colors or are you more inclined to a cottage style with intricate patterning and a variety of soft colors and shapes?

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Creating an Outdoor Living Space

March 26, 2015

Kumquat is your style resource for creating a fresh and zesty personal garden paradise with an emphasis on unique outdoor furniture, ornaments, and features. We believe in the importance of incorporating the outdoors into your lifestyle for the promotion of general health and happiness. All it takes is a squeeze of dedication and willingness to trust yourself. That means that you, (yes you!) are the designer and what better place to play your personal design wild card than your very own great outdoors?

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