There’s More to Shrubs than Just Hedges

The “bones” of a garden are usually provided with two very different features: hardscape and shrubs. I’ll leave the hardscape to another post and address shrubs for now. Layers I think the thing I find the most essential in a … Continue reading

Winter Containers

Winter┬ácontainers I’ve lately been looking at Pinterest “Winter containers”, and unsurprisingly, a lot of pins are containers designed by Deborah Silver, of Detroit Garden Works. She has a distinctive personal style–you can always identify her designs when you see a … Continue reading

Design a Wildlife Garden–Instalment Last

Design Your Wildlife Garden We’ve had an overview of the Wildlife Garden with “How to Design the Wildlife Garden”.┬áThat covered a lot about Birds. Next were a bunch more B’s–Planning Your Wildlife Garden—Bees, Butterflies, Beneficials. Finally, let’s look at ponds … Continue reading

How to Design a Wildlife Garden

“If You Build It They Will Come” First of all, why should you bother with a “wildlife garden”? Providing habitat for native critters will not only benefit them, but you as well. The more diversity you have in your garden … Continue reading