It’s that time of year again, time to announce to the world our resolutions for the upcoming year. As I considered the goals for my garden next year, a common theme kept reoccurring – conserving resources. Check out the resolutions for my garden in 2018. Save the seeds from more annuals, perennials and vegetables. I… Continue reading Goals for the Garden in 2018
The final days of a calendar year invite reflection. As I was beginning to make plans and set goals for my landscape in 2018, I spent some time reviewing the past season by organizing plant labels and garden center receipts, reading entries in my garden journal, and looking through all of the photographs taken of… Continue reading 2017 Garden Reflections
This is the time of year we reflect on the previous year and make plans for the year ahead. As I plan my posts for 2018, it is fun to look back to find which ones were the most popular in 2017, the posts that caught your attention more than others. I hope you enjoy another look at… Continue reading Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017
Icy juniper and winterberry candle holders start with containers that hold water. Choose any watertight container that can freeze without breaking. It can be as small or as large as the desired size of the candle holder. Milk and juice cartons are easy to work with and the perfect size for a trio of candle… Continue reading Icy Candle Holders
Plants and gardeners have many things in common when it comes to winter dormancy. Read on. Plants: Two of the many things that affect the growth of plants are available light and the temperature. When temperatures begin to cool and days get shorter, plants are triggered to begin the process of dormancy. Photosynthesis declines, foliage… Continue reading Gardeners go dormant in winter, or do they?