I will be planting two of my peach seedlings along a back fence. This has been a long forgotten part of the yard. But one that would lend well to small fruit trees. My seedlings are ready for their permanent home and while that part of the yard is not in full use I think […]
After many years waiting for the cash to get the patio I knew would never get done by myself, I am quite pleased with the result. Eucevio and his son did a great job, even accommodating a move of the very heavy stone stair. Here is the before and after. Now to plan the shade […]
Is your garden all fence and no flair? Create depth and interest with these tricks.
Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury’s book, Planting A New Perspective did indeed give me a whole new view of designing garden beds. Although their design theories are created on a scale most gardeners would never have the space to repeat, the basics of the process can be used by gardeners employing a more limited palette […]
After reading the book, Planting, A New Perspective, I am taking a measured approach to the plan for the pollinator’s garden. While the plant material is nature friendly, the design need not be untamed. Having a relatively tiny area to cover the plan will be a challenge as seed mixes can bring the unexpected. […]