Garden

Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape & Environment


Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape & Environment


By Melinda Myers Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource. Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is a good […]

Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests


Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests


By Melinda Myers Make your next gathering one to remember by including a few unique vegetables on the relish tray, as a side dish or for dessert. Your guests will be “wowed” not only because you grew your own ingredients, but because of the unique […]

Add gardening space with elevated gardens


Add gardening space with elevated gardens


By Melinda Myers Elevate your gardens to waist high level for convenience and easy access. Elevated gardens are easy on your back and knees and are perfect for the patio, balcony, deck or any area where a bit of planting space is desired. Place them near […]

Shade gardening beyond Hostas

Shade gardening beyond Hostas

By Melinda Myers A shady spot provides welcome relief from the summer heat; but it can make growing a beautiful garden a bit more challenging. Take heart, your landscape may receive more sunlight than you suspect and if not, there are quite a few shade-tolerant […]

Plant Easy Care Daffodils Now  for Added Spring Beauty


Plant Easy Care Daffodils Now for Added Spring Beauty


By Melinda Myers Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National […]

Keeping it Fresh from the Garden to the Table

Keeping it Fresh from the Garden to the Table

By Melinda Myers You spent the summer weeding, watering and tending to your vegetable garden. Now all your effort has paid off with a bountiful harvest.  Maximize the flavor and nutritional value of your homegrown vegetables with proper harvesting and storage. For the freshest flavor, […]