Erin Houghton

California Gardening with a Southern Accent: Welcome Spring with Vintage Charm in Your Garden
By March 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

California Gardening with a Southern Accent: Welcome Spring with Vintage Charm in Your Garden

With Spring around the corner and everyone anxious to get out into the garden it’s a perfect time to start “using what you do have and not buying what you don’t have” to use for charming containers for early spring flowers. My garden gate is open for you to come in, sit and relax with […]

California Gardening with a Southern Accent: Creating Vintage Autumn Charm
By October 22, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

California Gardening with a Southern Accent: Creating Vintage Autumn Charm

In her new column, Erin Houghton, shows us how to add vintage charm to our autumn garden. With just a little time, using inexpensive and even repurposed items, we can turn our sometimes dreary gardens and outdoor spaces into vibrant and stunning displays that sing the glories of Autumn. ARTICLE and PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Erin Houghton   […]

California Gardening With A Southern Accent: Pansy Love
By April 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

California Gardening With A Southern Accent: Pansy Love

Spring finally arrived and it is time to grab your garden hat and join me in my garden for a cup of tea and I will share with you how easy it is to add early Spring color to your garden containers with “pansy love.” PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Erin Houghton WRITTEN BY: Erin Houghton Bentley, my Garden Assistant, […]

Wake Up Your Winter Garden and Home with a Splash of Color
By February 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Wake Up Your Winter Garden and Home with a Splash of Color

California Gardening with a Southern Accent: Come join me for a cup of tea and I will share with you how you can add splashes of color with flowers to chase away the winter blues in your home and garden. PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Erin Houghton WRITTEN BY: Erin Houghton Primrose flowers are wonderful plants to add a pop […]

The Painted Garden: Create A Winter Welcome With Gifts From the Garden
By December 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

The Painted Garden: Create A Winter Welcome With Gifts From the Garden

It has been said that those raised in the South carry their love for the traditions and warmth of the South with them for the rest of their life, no matter where they live.  Southern accents may fade, but traditions live on. BY ERIN HOUGHTON PHOTOGRAPHY BY ERIN HOUGHTON As a North Carolina native one of […]

The Painted Garden: Create A Winter Welcome With Gifts From the Garden (Pg 2)
By December 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

The Painted Garden: Create A Winter Welcome With Gifts From the Garden (Pg 2)

(Page 2) A vintage coke cola box makes a charming container for Paperwhites. The addition of pine cones, red birds, and berries add a touch of Christmas.   Simple house plants in a terracotta pot, with a red bird, also create a wonderful welcome gift from your garden. Another simple, easy, and inexpensive gift from […]

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California Gardening with a Southern Accent
By October 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

California Gardening with a Southern Accent

By Erin Houghton – Hello and welcome to my new column on California gardening with a Southern Accent. I am a North Carolina native living in Southern California, and will be sharing with you how I brought my N.C. roots, and love for the South and its lovely traditions, with me to my garden and […]

Erin Houghton
By January 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Erin Houghton

Erin Houghton on Southern Guide to Life The Painted Garden Erin on Facebook † Erin on Pinterest † Shop Erin’s Artwork California artist, Erin Houghton identifies herself as a decorative modern day impressionist, whose paintings are an expression of her love for the beauty and simplicity of God’s creation.   Her clients tell her that her […]

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