Upcoming Garden Classes January 28 – February 18 2023

Connecting Garden and Home-Multiple Levels of Meaning

A meaningful setting for the home grows both from a particular place-created from elements in the regional context-and from the mind and artistic desires of the owner. At the macro level is the global environment-the earth as a living, eco-system where cumulatively even the smallest actions we take have an ultimate global effect. At the microcosm level the site is organized into plots and subplots, into centers and dualities, boundaries and paths. The ultimate goal-connecting our home with the earth environment at one scale, and the garden at another, and adding in various other layers of meaning from the symbolic to the sensual.

Indoor Container Vegetable Gardening Ideas

If you are an apartment dweller, look to your patio and balcony to provide the perfect place to start your indoor container vegetable garden. Herbs can be grown indoors easily as well. An added benefit to indoor container vegetable gardening is you can do this all year round!

The Benefits of Cedar and Teak Outdoor Furniture

There are many things you should take into consideration when selecting your outdoor furniture. For instance, you need to figure out how much upkeep is involved with each type of furniture, and how long the piece will last before it should be replaced.

Using Landscape Bricks in Your Garden

Bricks were the first manufactured building materials. Today it is the most popular building and designing material in the world, thanks to its unparalleled versatility, durability, warmth, and aesthetic richness. And nowhere are these attributes more evident than in the designed landscape. Landscape bricks give one the opportunity to exploit one’s full potential in garden design work.

The Wild Heather Garden

A heather garden is a colorful and delightful thing, but all too often spoiled by artificial-looking arrangements of heathers. One variety of flowering or colorfully-foliage heather will unaccountably end in a straight edge beside a contrasting form, and this looks unnatural. So, how can we make a heather garden look more natural?

Feeding Wild Birds

Feeding wild birds can be quite an eclectic practice. This is wild birds have different food preferences. Some eat bugs while others prefer seeds or tomatoes. Other wild birds such as hummingbirds prefer to suck up sugar water. To make feeding wild birds even more complicated their diet can change from season to season. For instance some birds may eat insects for most of the year but then switch to berries in the winter when there are less creepy crawlies around.

Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders

What to look for when purchasing a squirrel proof bird feeder. Squirrel proof bird feeders are a great way to keep your feathered friends happy all year. Every year we put out bird seed and every year the bird feeders that are not squirrel proof bird feeders revive some unwanted guests. Squirrel proof bird feeders allow for birds only to access the bird seed inside.

Maintaining the Compost Pile

Maintaining the compost pile does not have to be a lot of work. Basically any pile of organic pile will eventually rot into fertilizer. It is just a question of how long it takes.

7 Garden Waterfall Styles That Will Make You the Envy of Your Neighborhood

There’s no question that as urban sprawl continues to grow, replacing fields with houses, filling in streams and building new roads, we’re losing a bit of nature every day. There is always a trade off between the conveniences of modern society, and the peace the countryside brings. The good news is that there is a way that you can bring the tranquility of nature right in your backyard, and immediately make you the envy of the neighborhood.

How Beginners Grow the Best Vegetables

A great way to give yourself a rewarding experience, and become more healthy at the same time, is to grow your own vegetables. During the entire growing season, fresh, ripe, vegetables can be gathered and then frozen or canned for the colder months. All 365 days of the year, you can have the freshest, most flavorful vegetables to available eat anytime.

Develop an Attractive Garden Arbo Plan for Your Landscape

To understand garden arbor plan one must know the definition of garden arbor. A garden arbor is a shelter of vines, branches or latticework covered with climbing shrubs or vines. It is a walk-through garden structure that can support plants and generally complements the landscape.

Beginners Guide To Planting Gladiolas

Learn the best time for planting gladiolas as well as what conditions your plants will thrive in.

How Different Types of Grass Can Brighten Up the Garden

Kentucky Blue Grass is a fantastic type of grass and it is particularly popular in North America. It does need a little maintenance but if you are prepared to look after it. it will reward you by making your lawn look amazing.

You Can Grow Roses Easily

Quite a few people want to know if roses are difficult to grow. The answer is definitely not. Actually, roses are simple to grow and need only a little more care than any other perennial plant.

Cultivating Of Succulent Plants In South Africa

Succulents vary in their need for light. Some species occur in areas where the light is very strong others grow under bushes, in the shade of hills and in the shade of rocks. Lithops, for instance, requires full sun to very bright light while Haworthias thrive in shady spots.

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