The Gardener’s Contribution

One look at our home and it is obvious that we have a passion for greening the world. Green spaces can be city parks and boulevards, but also include community gardening plots, shade producing plantings near buildings and green roofs. One can even grow vines that will flower, produce food and shade sun-drenched zones like large windows, decks and patios, […]

All You Need To Know About A Garden Tractor

Garden tractors are primarily used for mowing lawns. They are a must when your gardens produce agricultural goods. It helps you with agricultural work like loading and unloading the agricultural inputs. In case of small gardens, garden tractors are not that useful. Instead, small lawn tractors can be used for the same function. Gardens with an area of around 2 […]

Wild and Free: Bees in Your Back Garden

If you grow top fruit, beans, almonds, coppiced hazel or willow, flowering crops of any kind, or just have plenty of wild flowers in your garden, you will already have bees as visitors, so keeping a hive or two of honeybees would seem like a great idea. However, while my own main interest is in honeybees, my first piece of […]

Garden Decor Ideas That You Cannot Get Enough Of

With most of us living in concrete jungles, having a garden in your home can be considered nothing short of lucky! From a small flowerbed to a large lush green space, there is a lot you can do with your garden that helps put your own personal stamp on it. From installing garden ornaments to adding outdoor lighting, you are […]

Get Out on That Garden Bench

A garden is a place that should be enjoyed by the whole family, it should be a place that has a lot of laughter, fun and when you want to relaxation. A garden should allow you privacy to do what you want and in the summer months encourage you to enjoy the fresh air. A garden can be spruced up […]

The Symbolism of Favorite Garden Flowers

Some of the most common garden flowers have fascinating histories and symbolic meanings. Flowers have been associated with symbolism for thousands of years. Flowers are a significant part of our lives from birth to death. Many popular garden flowers including foxglove, lupines, poppies, sunflowers, sweet peas, tulips and zinnias are associated with a treasure trove of stories and mythologies. Foxglove […]

Do You Have a Resentment Garden?

My sisters and I got talking at a recent family reunion about how differently we each deal with conflict. We recalled our teen years when one or two of us would easily blow up at my mom or dad when something didn’t go their way (I’m not naming names!). This kind of reaction, which we all remembered, was unbelievable to […]