Standards in you Garden

Standards in you Garden

We’re not talking about your garden holding esteem, we’re referring to the fabulous eye catching group of plants known as standards. Often referred to as balls-on sticks they are truly SO much more. A standard “tree” can be a number of different varieties it all comes...

Is a Raised Bed the Best Choice for You?

I think I should preface this entry with a foreword regarding my belief that a raised vegetable garden is not necessarily a large low wooden structure. It can come in the form of an oversized planter, railing planter or even a hanging basket. There are many reasons to...
Succession Planting

Succession Planting

There are a few different methods of succession planting that can be employed in a home garden. It takes a bit of planning but will dramatically increase the yield. The first involves fully harvesting the first plant and then planting the next plant directly in its...
Digging a new Garden

Digging a new Garden

Creating a new garden can be a very laborious process but with good planning is always a worthwhile venture. I’ve always been fond of the expression measure twice cut once. This applies to cutting your garden bed as well. Decide where the garden bed will go and draw a...

Building depth with Landscape Stone

Is your garden looking little one dimensional? Lacking that je-ne-c’est quoi? One of the most tried and true methods to adding depth to an outdoor space is the incorporation of a landscape stone feature. Stone Pathways Loose stone paths are easily installed a rough or...