Coronavirus lockdown find reliefs in nature
At a time when so many of us are facing a heightened sense of threat as well as deep worries about our future, can nature lift our spirits?
• Using Plant -based Strategies Plant-based strategies for supporting pollinators You’ve probably read the news stories on the “insect apocalypse”: the recent steep decline in insect populations and the potentially dire consequences it holds for other animals and ourselves. It’s easy to get discouraged listening to all the doom and gloom, but the good news…
“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…
For great container gardening
Anything can be grown in a pot or container. A simple potted herb or potted ornamental could be considered a container or potted garden, but there are so much more possibilities. Pots and containers give you the ability to make good soil, experiment with color, textures and shapes. You can move your garden with the…
A dream garden
Is your garden a nightmare? Are you struggling with small space? Does your garden miss the mark for your family’s lifestyle? Did you inherit a messy design? Does it require too much maintenance for your busy schedule? If you answered yes to any of these, don’t give up. The right changes can transform even the…
Grow a cutting garden
It’s always lovely to see flowers blooming in the garden, but often hard to cut them bring them indoor. That’s a good reason for creating a cutting garden.
Good garden soil
Soil is the key to health, both for ourselves and for the animals and plants we depend on. But soil “in good heart,” as farmers used to say, is not something we can take for granted.