Enjoy full blooms summer long with these drought-tolerant plants that will surely thrive in hot weather. Here’s our top list.
Despite the heat, there are shrubs that bloom beautifully and are low maintenance. Here is out list of top heat-tolerant shrubs.
As I work on my upcoming book about stealthily adding edibles to your landscape, I can’t help but envision a gorgeous summer flowering garden that yields food and herbs as well. Flowers are meant to attract bees and butterflies for pollination to facilitate fruiting. Fortunately for us, they also make a beautiful landscape. Here are […]
When we layer plants on and around each other in the garden, we create something of a miniature ecosystem, where all of the plants interact with each other. Hopefully, for the better! This can be as elaborate as a permaculture system or as simple as a couple of companion plants.
While we might be used to walking into the grocer’s and choosing red or green grapes, in reality there are many more varieties. Each one has its own specialized use – some are better as juice or wine, others are for jelly, and still others are for eating fresh.
After the big to-do making spring garden plans and tending that first round of plants each year, an empty fall garden would be quite sad indeed. When your garden is also your landscape, you don’t want to leave a sudden empty space. While working through prep work for my upcoming edible landscaping book, these plants […]