‘Three sisters’ companion planting
It’s part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.
The aromatic herb garden
When designing your scented herb garden, don’t forget to focus on more than just the smells of the plants remember to plan according to their color, the time of year they bloom, their size and their individual needs.
“Where people gather the scent should be sweet” Make Sweet Memories Flowers are admired for their beauty, exquisite shapes and seemingly unending spectrum of colours, but some varieties are most loved and respected for their amazing scents. Many favorite memories are triggered by our sense of smell, so it’s no surprise that garden flowers are…
War of the roses: The French vs. English garden
In the words of Milburg Francisco Mansfield, an early-20th-century historian, “Turning back the pages of history one finds that each people, each century, possessed its own specious variety of garden.”
Pet owners know the struggle of keeping a plant alive with curious paws nearby. From nibbled leaves and trampled fronds to entire plants felled within a day, there’s no end to the damage pets can do to houseplants. Unfortunately, plenty of houseplants can do damage to our furry friends too, making them weak, vomit and…
Houseplants to grow
We’ve all killed a plant (or two, or three) in our lives. It happens. We always hear about indestructible plants, like snake plant, pothos, and dracaena. We all feel comfortable growing the same old, reliable plants we’ve had for years. But what about tough-to-grow plants? They deserve a loving home, too! These plants may be…
Steps to good gardening
Starting a garden is one of the most rewarding things one can do. Whether you’re planting fragrant florals or starting a vegetable garden, anyone can benefit from getting their hands a little dirty.
Living in an apartment doesn’t mean living without plants. Just because you live in a small space without a backyard or grassy lawn to mow...
Styles for bunny Easter
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…