The Sweet Side of Summertime

There are ribs on the grill and flip-flops on your feet. During sun-filled summer days, life is easy and dessert is frozen. Enjoy it now, so when you’re knee deep in a January blizzard you’ll know you made the most of the warm months!

Savor this summertime season with these sweet tips.

Note: There’s a ying to every yang. Read: The Dark Side of Summertime to know what we mean!

Tomatoes

Few plants love the dog days of summer more than tomatoes! Embrace the heat and grow these delicious plants. To make the most of your crop, read: You Say Tomato, We Say Bloody Mary.

Grilled Meals

By the time August rolls around and you’re on your 17th barbeque, burgers may have lost their allure. Keep things interesting by grilling unexpected treats like lettuce, peaches or even cake! Learn more: 9 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Grill.  

Butterflies

Butterflies are more than just pretty garden accessories! Encourage butterflies to visit your yard and pollinate your plants by making a DIY butterfly feeder. Here’s how: Attract Butterflies By Making A DIY Feeder In 6 Simple Steps.

via BrightNest | The Sweet Side of Summertime

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