There are several elements that make up a well thought out landscape: they include structure, shape, texture, scent, and movement. But for the majority of us home gardeners, the first element we take into consideration when designing our own personal paradise is color. Thanks to renowned garden authors like Penelope Hobhouse, who wrote Color In[...]
The results of a multitude of research is now showing what gardeners have intrinsically known for generations – that gardening is good for your health.
You’re invited to subscribe to my “Celebrating the Joy of Succulents” newsletter—a fast-growing community of several thousand subscribers. I’m primarily interested in serving a select and savvy group who share my passion for “plants that drink responsibly.” Recent “Celebrating the Joy of Succulents” topics include Succulent Windowsill Pots DIY, How Rain Benefits Succulents, How to Grow Succulents Indoors,[...]
I’ve been devouring the spring blooms in Philadelphia over the past 2 weeks. As I take my daily morning walk, I’m amazed at the simple beauty of the plantings in both personal and public spaces. When walking down a city street, window boxes, container plantings, trees judiciously positioned, and pots strategically placed on the steps[...]
All of us at GGW want to wish each of you a magnificent and fun holiday season I am also taking this moment to let you know we are closing up shop at GGW. We’ve had an incredible eleven year run as a group gardening blog. For the past two years though, with my interest[...]
Finally! Hope ! Something we can actually do about climate change. The Green New Deal is an actual plan. Read on. (I hope our readers at KapliPRO and gardeners everywhere will recognize this is not a political issue and turn your heads and cringe. This is positive news, gardeners understand the Earth is[...]