Got fire ants and slugs? I have found ways to handle them both, with a little attitude adjustment.
I just started my summer garden by tucking some basil into what is literally the fastest garden on earth.
Some thirty-odd years ago, in response to someone moaning about not being able to garden, I tasked myself with developing the simplest garden ever. Needed to be inexpensive, alluring, edible, and low maintenance.
Your granddad’s wall-to-wall carpet lawn doesn’t have to be yours.
In the 40-some years since I began lawn care consulting there’s been a subtle but fundamental change towards a more forgiving approach of what a lawn actually is.
Got water? When it comes to making a water garden, you don’t have to dig a whole hole — or even have plants.
In fact, if you’ve ever grown mold in a neglected cup of coffee, you’ve generally got the basics of water
gardening down pat.
Where to start with today’s topic, of deliberately putting woody garden debris to use? It’s way easier than dragging stuff to the street and a lot simpler than composting. And it can be downright artistic.