Adding one plant per 100 square feet of your home not only fills your space with calming natural beauty, it will help you breathe easier as well.
Yes, yes you do! Many well-meaning folks will tell you thinning carrots isn’t necessary, but it all depends on what your end goals are. If you don’t mind lots of tiny carrots (which can be very tasty) with only the occasional “keeper” for storage, then yes, thinning isn’t necessary. However, if your goal is an… Continue reading Do You Really Need to Thin Carrots?
If you’ve never heard of Herb Strewers as an occupation, it is likely because the job has been obsolete for almost two hundred years. And that’s a shame. Well, sort of. While the image of making a living strewing herbs is alluring, especially for us garden types, the necessity of the occupation was a little… Continue reading Herb Strewer an Ancient Occupation
The pineapple became such a status symbol that they were even rented out by the night.
Gardening is an instrument of grace.
Planting a sea of spring bulbs beneath a deciduous tree (trees that lose their leaves in the fall) is a perfect pairing.
If you would like to grow chamomile in your herb garden for making your own tea, choose German Chamomile Matricaria recutita.
A loosely translated parable attributed to the Sufi tradition.
To attract toads to your space simply provide cool, damp spots by using shade-loving lush-leafed plants such as hostas, lungwort or brunnera.
Gardeners who collect their own seeds often are the ones with the most amazing gardens, simply because the selected seeds are best suited for their own particular climate and soil conditions.