While writing a quick post about the American Beautyberry, I realize I had never written an article about the good neighbor gardening rule. So, I thought I would take a minute and write a quick post here explaining what that rule is. As nearly every gardener knows, who grow some form of a vine crop … More Gardening – The Good Neighbor Rule
The other day the neighbor was asking me if beautyberries were edible, because he’d like to apply the good neighbor gardening rule. I actually hadn’t thought about what the American beautyberries were edible or not and had to look this fact up. Now that I’ve gone to the trouble of looking it up, I thought … More Are Beautyberry Edible?
Sweet little unassuming flower,It stays not for an April shower,But dares to rear its tiny head,While threat’ning clouds the skies o’erspread. It ne’er displays the vain desireTo dress in flaunting gay attire;No purple, scarlet, blue, or gold,Deck its fair leaves when they unfold. Born on a cold and wintry night,Its flowing robes were snowy white;No … More Poetry – The Snow-Drop (Mower)
The gardener’s business is to root out the weeds and tend the flowers. — Friedrich von Bodenstedt
Perennial herbs are an excellent choice for your garden. Perennial herbs continue to grow and provide fresh herbs for your kitchen for many years if given a little care. You can prepare a mouthwatering recipe by using Perennial herbs. Perennial herbs are good for your health, and you can also use them to make salads, … More Gardening – Commonly Used Perennial Culinary Herbs
Thinking about growing some zucchini and summer squash and are not sure where to get started, well, this book will get you on our way. This concise gardening guide provides the essentials any home gardener will need to grow zucchini and summer squash at home for their tables regardless of how large or small garden … More Growing Zucchini And Summer Squash: A Home Gardener’s Guide
A article with pictures of some birdhouses I discovered in our shelves while cleaning house. … More Discovered Birdhouses
Gardens are ecosystems like any other – but unlike other ecosystems, we as gardeners have the power to influence what happens within their borders. While all areas in the natural world can be shaped to a degree – it is our gardens where we have the greatest level of agency and control. In our gardens, … More How To Create a Great Garden Culture?