Sure-bet hits for Mother’s Day, most of them fragrant and easy.
Above There’s still plenty of time to pull off the miracle foot soak and other projects presented in DIY: Home Spa, Mother’s Day Edition. A year’s worth of gratitude guaranteed.
Above: The perfect place for an rose petal foot soak: architect Sheila Narusawa’s Cape Cod House and Kitchen Gardens. Take a full tour of the interior in the Remodelista Book, another ideal Mother’s Day present.
Above: Practical, yes, but always welcome–a new pair of gloves. Janet presents 10 Easy Pieces: Garden Gloves and the perfect companion gift, Garden Tools For Women, By Women, No Pink Included.
Above: Looking for cut flowers that won’t droop after a few days? Justine explains How To Make A Vase of Flowers Last a Week–and shows us some DIY arrangements that put spring’s pickings to inspired use.
Another apt gift: a garden app. See Gardenista’s picks in these three posts: 10 Best Garden Design Apps for Your Ipad, DIY: Identify Leaves and Flowers (There’s an App for That), and Plant ID Apps for Citizen Scientists.