Regardless of whether you’re primarily an ornamental or an edibles gardener, it’s a good idea to plant both flowers and vegetables (or herbs) to promote beneficial effects for you and your garden.
A few days ago when our early spring was interrupted with cold, gray weather, I found sanctuary in the pages of Ledge and Gardens, the first recipient of our Best Gardening Blogs 2012 recognition. I had the pleasure of meeting … Read Article
In southeastern Tennessee, on a sloped piece of land, there grows a garden that gives the illusion of going on and on, opening up to one new garden vignette after another. Its caretaker, Frances, shares her trials and tribulations in … Read Article
Please excuse this around the bush approach to revealing the newest recipient of our Best Gardening Blogs distinction. You see, I was in a bit of a mood the other day. I wanted to garden, I wanted to read, I … Read Article
I have been carrying this little secret with me for far too long now. It is time I come clean. When it comes to houseplants, I am all black thumbs. For years I doggedly worked on growing houseplants. I needed … Read Article
A prolific writer and accomplished photographer is the newest recipient of our Best Gardening Blogs 2011 distinction. Nancy Ondra is the author and garden guru behind Hayefield, a blog based in Bucks County Pennsylvania.
Some garden blogs tell the story of gardening like a university course in horticulture and others lean towards photojournalism. And then there are those like Natural Gardening by Lisa Wagner that read like a gardener’s journal. About four years ago Lisa … Read Article
I have been a bit consumed with the adopt-a-plots at Ault Park lately. The gardens look wonderful and I want them to stay their best. If I had my way, all the adopt-a-plot gardeners would be at the park, each day, tending … Read Article
Honing your photography skills is a surefire way to improve the quality of your blog and create unforgettable photos. We want you to get the most out of the time you spend with your camera. That is why we are … Read Article
Sometimes you only need to look as far as your own backyard for a beautiful garden and wonderful garden blogs. That is where we found, or shall we say revisited, the always informative, wonderfully engaging and redesigned for the new … Read Article
Coming home to a gardener means more than returning to the embrace of our family. Coming home means returning to the place many of us feel most at home, our gardens.