In days of old when my daughter was still a wee one yearning for that year’s “it” toy I confess I took part in the madness that is Black Friday.
Author Archives: Patty Craft
I have a confession. While I call myself a gardener with all the confidence of one who has nurtured, tended and grown healthy flowers, trees and shrubs for more than two decades, it was not until this month that I …
So many people I know are lovers of words as much as they are garden lovers, myself included. Our Facebook page gets some of its highest number of “likes” per day when I share our favorite garden quotes there. For …
We love garden quotes. Garden quotes inspire us even as they serve as the ultimate short-story on gardening.
We reported on our visits to the Philadelphia Flower Show, San Francisco Flower & Garden Show and Ball Horticultural Spring Trials in the spring 2012 issue of Gardeners On the Go!. Here are some more images and info:
We are thrilled to announce the creation of Horticulture’s first online magazine: Gardeners on the Go! The debut issue will be sent to subscribers on April 4, 2012. Gardeners on the Go is free—to get it, you just need to …
February is already upon us, and we have some gardening goodness to help you through this sometimes-wicked-weather month. It seems like the first day of spring won’t come soon enough, but we can make use of the few weeks left before the thaw to get seeds started. To help you in that endeavor, we’re hosting a month-long seed giveaway.
It’s that simple pleasure that reminds me that there is great joy in all seasons for we gardeners.
I love blisters. I absolutely adore them. I enjoy the painful sting when they get wet in the shower. Why you ask? Because the only time I am fortunate enough to receive them is if I’ve spent countless hours outdoors.
Horticultural Therapy is “a professional practice that uses the cultivation of plants and gardening activities to improve the mental and physical health of its participants,” quoted from Therapeutic Landscapes Network
This garden vignette would be far less effective sans the larger planter taking center stage. It provides a focal point in the spring, fall and winter months. In the summer, it is often obstructed by a lush planting.