The first step in creating the perfect flower garden is to familiarize yourself with the area you want to plant. Really know your site.Listen to mother nature to learn your land’s traits, such as light, moisture conditions, drainage and general topography.
In keeping with Easter tradition; celebrations and festivities are kept on hold during lent (the period of fasting and prayer) until after the Resurrection Sunday. Even funerals of the aged (regarded as a celebration of life) are delayed until after the Lenten period. Eastertide is very popular time of the calendar because it is always…
Easter Sunday, also known as Resurrection Sunday and also called Paschal Sunday, Pascha (Greek, Latin) is a joyous festival to honor the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead...
The outdoor room comes inside
We’ve spent some time talking about and predicting garden trends. Some people say they are not interested in fashion or trends but “trends or fashion” is often is often just a word for ‘for new ideas’ and most gardeners are interested in those, even if it’s just buying one newly developed plant cultivar...
Floral celebration of International Women and Mother’s Days
International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day are not only a celebration, but also appreciation of their various roles in society and contributions to development.
Gardening trends: Planting to solve problems
Gardening may be a time-tested; classic hobby that has been popular for generations, but that doesn’t mean it stays the same from year to year. With new plant cultivars greater awareness of environmentally –friendly practices, innovations in tools, and technology.....
Flowers for valentines & birthdays
The first flowers appeared on our planet over 130 million years ago creating beauty, color and wonderful secrets. Flowers have been given as gifts since time immemorial it is believed that birthday’s celebrations originated in the Roman Empire and the origins of birth month flowers could be said to date back to these times. Each…
Wooden debris in the garden
Old growth forest is characterized by diversity including openings created by fallen trees. Thus diversity is critical for wildlife. Whether in the forest or in the garden old trees, branches and twigs will fall to the ground.
Fallen leaves - Part 2
Fallen leaves rustle underfoot. They smell good. The wind sometimes whip them up into a frenzy of dancing shapes. While a few leaves wont cause any problems, slippery wet leaves can be a musance, and can be hazardous blocking drains and gutters causing real headache to some home-owners. But did you know you could actually…
Garden clean up
The very act of gardening means dealing with weeds, leaves and general garden waste accumulated from trimming, dead-heading, weeding, pruning and the like.
Baskets and Tubes
Tired of typical planters, and ready for change? Think outside the pot. Here I have some ideas like using wicker baskets and car tyres as planters.