August is when the mega-harvests come in. How do we manage all of this produce in the kitchen and keep our garden from looking like a jungle? Here are some ideas for prioritizing what to do in the garden in August.
The goal of a good design is to unify a space by providing blocks of color or texture that capture or direct the viewer’s eye. It is one of the most basic landscape design principles. Find out how to do it in your landscape, and attract beneficial insects, too!
Making new candles from worn-out candles is an easy upcycle activity that can save you money and help you prepare for an unexpected power outage. They even make great gifts! Here’s how I make new candles from old ones.
Maximilian sunflower is a beautiful flower to add to your garden, but its uses go beyond beauty. Learn about this permaculture plant and 8 reasons to grow it in your landscape.
It’s hard to believe we’re halfway through the garden season already! Here are some ideas for prioritizing everything that needs to be done in the garden in July.
Many of us inherit gardens and yards that consist of lifeless or hardpan soil unfit for growing edibles. Good quality soil is essential for an abundant garden and reducing the incidence of pests. While there are many ways to improve soil quality for the purpose of growing food, these are the seven methods that have […]