The Joy of Landscaping

A Gardening Blog

The Resiliency of Plants (Sometimes)


In the process of creating a new bed, I rejoice in the resiliency of a plant and vow to avoid inflicting future plant stress.

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Create Mulch Beds Without Digging


This first post of a series on landscape work on our new house describes a way to create or expand beds with minimal digging.

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Using Stone in the Landscape


Natural stone is a wonderful design material for both formal and informal landscapes. Get some information in this post about the types of stone available and ideas for how to incorporate it in your yard.

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