If you’re creating a garden for your homestead, it should be more than just pretty. A beautiful garden can give you pleasure, but you can do better than having something that’s only nice to look at. Your garden can be both beautiful and practical, serving as a useful space that helps to sustain your lifestyle […]
This garden season was full of adventure! I would have never imagined I’d get to travel to both the DC area and California for garden related events this summer. Getting to meet you and attend this year’s Garden Bloggers Fling was absolutely incredible. Then, being able to travel alongside each other again while exploring California […]
Designing and planning out a garden can be a challenging task. Sometimes just knowing where to start can be a struggle. If you are anything like me, there is the perfect guide for you. Landscape Design Combinations by Lee Miller is that garden compass you’ve been looking for. It helped me take those first steps […]
A circular-shaped garden can be used to grow edibles in a beautiful setting. While pleasing to the eye, the design may also reduce labor. Here are some tips for designing your own edible circle garden.
Our goal is for our garden to be aesthetically pleasing as well as functional and productive. Our initial layout sufficed for the first year or so but then became very difficult to maintain. We kept the layout design but changed our materials in order to decrease maintenance and upkeep so we can focus on the […]
My garden is a mess. There are irises in the corner of the yard, lily of the valley by the front door, tulips along the walkway, and one daffodil that grows under the rose bush. There’s no form or function — it’s pure floral chaos. This year, I decided I was going to do something […]