Go to the GARDEN blog, Little Petunia!okey-dokey!
Ideas for DIY and on-the-cheap. Make the store-bought pieces work in your garden. Oh, and gnomes are not kitsch. They are kindred souls.
The backbone of our gardens. Or maybe the lifeblood. Zone 4 and above. Maybe a bit of zone 5.
Think vertical in your garden and also, cover those homely fences. Clematis, honeysuckle, morning glories and such.
Trees and shrubs
We are treehuggers, hear us roar. All hail the mighty oaks, catalpas, dogwoods and ginkgos.
Grow what you eat; eat what you grow. Cooking and gardening go together like peas and carrots or kale and olive oil.
Discovering your own sense of garden design is a liberating experience. Give someone a fish, they eat for a day, teach someone ... well, you get it.
Learn from others
The gardening community is a tight-knit group. Gardening pals are crucial and visiting great gardens is necessary homework.
Let's be earth-friendly and careful stewards of Mother Nature's home. Gardening also sustains us, physically and spiritually.