In the process of creating a new bed, I rejoice in the resiliency of a plant and vow to avoid inflicting future plant stress.Read more . . .
This first post of a series on landscape work on our new house describes a way to create or expand beds with minimal digging.Read more . . .
It's been awhile since my last post, but we've spent the last nine months in an arduous two step move process. Now that things are more under control, it's time to get back on the horse, or more appropriately, back typing on the keyboard!
Actually, moving has given me an idea for a series of posts. We moved from a northeast coastal location (zone 6b) to a more rural, hilly inland mid-Atlantic site (zone 7). Our old house was on 1/8 of an acre; our new is on 3 acres of mostly grass. So future posts may include information, ideas, tips, and problems encountered as I tackle my new landscape.Read more . . .
Interested in using grasses in your landscape? Consider these principles when deciding what to plant with them.Read more . . .
Looking for some plant ideas that don't show up on every "Best for ..." list? Here's the first in a series of posts that will highlight some plants you may not know about and that deserve to be used more often. The topic here is deciduous flowering shrubs.
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