Virtues: We love Agave ellemetiana for the lush, waxy, green leaves that arch away from each other, creating a display of bold color and eye-catching form.
As a new grandmother I looked into some ideas for planting a themed edible garden with kids in mind.
Virtues: We love Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Nana’ for its leathery, rich, deep green leaves that rest upon gracefully arched stems, transforming into stunning shades of purple, red, bronze and burgundy in fall through winter. Clusters of perfumed white flowers bloom in …
Whether you prefer red or white beans, pinto or kidney types, you can group all dry beans into three categories based on how they grow:
Do you love raspberries and blackberries in the summer? You can grow your own with just a little care.
I know you should rotate crops according to their family, but are there any other guidelines for crop rotation?
Virtues: We love Forsythia ‘Arnold Dwarf’ for the stunning, vivid yellow tubular flowers that bloom in early spring and for its naturally compact size, which makes it a good groundcover shrub.
Many herbs do quite well in the backyard garden and make a fine addition to the perennial edible garden. Some can be invasive, but there are tricks for dealing with them. By taking a look at plant color and height, …
Virtues: We love bok choy for its large, lush, deep green leaves that rest on top of creamy white stalks; these leafy veggies are full of mild flavor, perfect for stir-fry.
It’s been over 10 years now since Mandolin and I quit smoking, the best thing we ever did for ourselves and our family. To those who have been following me a while, it will come as no shock that I …
Check out this video to see how to prune young fruit trees to protect their health and ensure a good harvest for years to come.