We went to our local tire repair shop and asked if we could raid their piles of old tires. The tire shop was quite happy that someone wanted to take a few tires off their hands and said yes. There were a number of large tractor tires, smaller tractor tires, tires from back hoes, semis, […]
I first came across Gaia’s Garden in 2013 and although I had tried to read other permaculture books before that, this was the one that really helped me to understand the concepts, both what to do and why. Toby sadly died recently, so I thought it was a good time to review the book in […]
When you close your eyes and imagine a garden, what do you see? We all have a slightly different picture of what we strive for in our minds. However, we do have a few things in common with this vision. You are picturing a garden full of what you love. No matter what size or […]
Roses are a classic staple in the gardening world. For good reason, I might add! They are the perfect addition to any landscape, adding color, height and fragrance. There are a variety of types of roses to choose from, making it easy to find something that suits your ideal palette and well thought out plans. […]
Perhaps you are thinking about selling your home in the near future? If that’s the case, we have one phrase for you to bear in mind, curb appeal. It is absolutely crucial that you are working to make sure that your home is as attractive as possible from the outside.
Keeping your garden journals, tags, photos and notes organized can be a challenge. At the end of the season, I have to admit that I tend to get lazy. Tags will become strewn about, notes will end up in places out of sight and it starts to feel like a cluttered mess. I always try […]