Garden Hack of the Month: Regrowing Vegetable Scraps

July 13, 2018

Once you’ve harvested your veggies, what do you do with all of the scraps? You might compost them or throw them out like most people. But did you know that there are some vegetables that you can regrow instead of having to sow new seeds or buy new starts? Before you throw your next harvest… Read more >

Plants for Garden Styles: Contemporary

July 9, 2018

A contemporary landscape design is one that’s classified as having a simple and minimalist feel. It makes use of native plants and sustainable materials. It is commonly characterized by single specimen plants and mass plantings and sometimes incorporates metal and concrete into the design with accents of wood. Because of the minimalism and simplicity in… Read more >

10 Therapeutic Benefits of Gardens: Creating a Sense of Well-Being

June 20, 2018

Whether you enjoy regular gardening or prefer more a of a low maintenance approach to your outdoor space, you’re still reaping the benefits of your garden either way. There are many therapeutic benefits of gardens that you might not have even realize. Stress relief- the sights, smells, and sounds of gardening helps to reduce cortisol… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: How to Kill Weeds without Using Harmful Chemicals

May 10, 2018

If you walk into any big, name brand DIY store, you’ll notice the huge displays of Round-Up, Weed n’ Feed, and plenty of other nose tingling chemicals to help you try to combat the weeds throughout your yard and garden. While easy to reach for, those products do a lot more harm than you may… Read more >

Hedges Other than Arbs Hedges Other Than Arborvitaes

May 2, 2018

When we want to screen a neighbor or some kind of feature from our yard or a window, we reach for the plants. When you think of hedges, one of the first plants that come to mind for a lot of people are arborvitaes. But, while they grow fairly fast, they’re not a very long-lived… Read more >