Pollinator Plants All Season Long

  Flying pollinators are responsible for the majority of the reproduction of flowering plants and a large percentage of human food plants. Without pollinators, especially bees, our world would be bloom-less and our plates would have less food on them. In order to...

Make your Own Butterfly Garden

A butterfly garden is a multi-purpose garden, it performs in both beauty and function. By using some of these plants to create a butterfly garden, a wide array of butterflies will be attracted to your landscape for food, lodging and to reproduce. You will get to enjoy...

Compliment your New Patio with these Plants

Many gardener’s save space in their home garden so they can try out a new plant each year. Others like to uproot and give away old plants so they can try the newest item to come out of the nursery each year. Whichever category you fit into, or if you’re just looking...

5 Unique Natives for Shade

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra) A native woodland perennial plant that enjoys growing in the shade of tall trees. The plant reaches a mature height of 1 1/2 feet and produces tiny white blooms in the spring and summer, then bright red fall berries. Plant seeds are inside...

Organic Insect Control for Your Garden

Insects don’t care if they’re unwelcome in the garden, they’re opportunistic feeders looking for an easy meal and will destroy your organic vegetables if given the opportunity. Maintaining an organic garden isn’t always easy when insects invade, but it can be done....

Outdoor Rooms: Subdividing Garden Space

Landscaping the Margins or the Center? When it comes to landscape design in outdoor space, it can be tempting to cluster all of the interventions around the periphery of the space. This kind of spatial logic allows for the most uninterrupted surface area for green...