Lawn aeration is a technique that most people will use at some time or another to keep their lawn looking fresh and healthy year after year. However, at the same time, there are also a lot of people are who are still left wondering what lawn aeration is and what it actually does. This is…Read More What is Lawn Aeration and What Does it Do?
Don’t toss out old or worn out garden planters. Sometimes all it takes is a little makeover to breathe new life into them. For the crafty gardener, decorating is a fun and worthwhile project. Here are two techniques you can use to easily give planters an antique, rusted look or the bright and endless patterns…Read More Two Ways to Spruce Up Old Garden Planters
Lemon Balm (Melissa Officinalis) is a hardy bushy perennial with green or gold scalloped leaves, tiny flowers and a lemon scent and flavor. Growing Lemon Balm Plant in well drained soil where there is full sun with midday shade. Gold leaf varieties tend to scorch in midday sun and create pale spots on leaves. Lemon…Read More Lemon Balm a Fragrant Garden Herb
It’s a beautiful, chilly March day, and I’m dreaming about planting my garden this spring. While it’s definitely still too cold to plant my garden, with a little planning and preparation, I can start my vegetable garden indoors to be ready to plant outdoors as soon as the last frost passes. When to Start…Read More Starting Vegetables Indoors from Seed
Peonies are my favorite flowering perennial; just one step above roses for cut flowers. They are very easy to grow and once established can tolerate long periods without rain. Additionally, unlike many other flower varieties they are quite disease resistant. Peonies were one of the first perennials to populate American gardens because of their…Read More Peonies: A Favorite Cut Flower