Raised bed gardens offer many benefits; they are easier to maintain, the amendments can be controlled more accurately, and they can be configured high enough for gardeners with lower back pain.
If you’d like to plant a reusable or recycled container or you simply have a flair for the whimsical, container gardening leaves acres of room for creativity.
Last week I was able to pick up several 4″ pots of herbs from a local inexpensive garden nursery – it is a sweet old lady who, I think, starts most of the herbs and plants herself. Lovely plants at fabulous prices. What herbs did I get? Cilantro – a must for homemade salsa Parsley [...]
These low-maintenance containers were created for a local hair salon that is moving and redecorating and adding a new massage therapist – ME! I chose black pots to coordinate with the decor inside which will be a Japanese/Eastern flair with black and red accents. See the full story behind these business entry containers and [...]
A new series of articles about selecting and combining plants for containers, hanging baskets, pots and planter boxes is in the works. Already I’ve been enjoying putting to good use some of what I’ve learned about combining plants for exciting containers. While this large container doesn’t have any plants known for their flowers it is [...]
Here are some recent photos of the Strawberry Jar my son and I planted. Read the full Strawberry Jar story here and learn how we put it together and how we care for it. In this photo you can see the herb plants we planted in the top of the jar: Sweet Basil and [...]