Definitions of Common Gardening Terms

Definitions of Common Gardening Terms

There are many words used in gardening posts and blogs that people may not know the meaning of. Well, this post is the place to be if you really want to know what something mean. I will be defining to the best of my knowledge (and a dictionary) the following terms. Enjoy and I hope […]

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Fire Pits – Creating a Comfort Space in the Garden

Fire Pits – Creating a Comfort Space in the Garden

We all want that sense of belonging and comfort to come from our homes, but what about in the garden? I believe that most gardeners are trying to create that comfort space when they create garden rooms. Adding a fire pit to the garden can help. Fire in the garden or landscape has always been […]

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Using Stone in the Landscape (and not as mulch!)

Stone has become an increasing factor in American landscapes, being used primarily alongside weed fabric in place of mulch. As great as this looks, it is increasing knowledge that this is hard on plants and soil micro-organisms. Do not get me wrong, I love the look of a landscape fabricked and laid in with Iowa […]

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Edging for Landscapes

Edging for Landscapes

When it comes to the edge of your garden beds, a clean, finished look will really brighten the day. Edging often becomes the most overlooked part of a landscape, though it may be the most important. Edging can be a subtle addition to a landscape, though it is used to define spaces and rooms and […]

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