Gardeners use pathways and walkways in the garden to create space, define boundaries and lead viewers from one area to another. How gardeners use their pathways will impact what types of materials they want to use, and how to design their garden paths. Here are some garden walkway materials and the pros and cons of […]
There are so many gardening companies and products out there that it can feel very overwhelming when you are starting out. Here you’ll find some of the resources shown or discussed in the book Gardening Like a Ninja: A Guide to Sneaking Edibles Into Your Landscape, as well as others I personally like.
Many perennial plants are just breaking dormancy in the spring and won’t be blooming until summer or fall. These great plants, however, add spring color with early flowers. Be sure to include at least of these for cheerful color early in the growing season. Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spp.) – Hardy to zones 5-9. Part shade spring […]
This article gives a few basic ideas for hardening off and planting seedlings in the garden. With a little planning and work, you can give your plants the best chance of success.
I’m often asked about the best way to set up a new vegetable garden, and everyone seems to have their preferred method and materials. I personally, like the idea of a no dig garden bed. After all, who wants to break their back trying to dig up hard compacted clay soil? No dig garden beds […]