Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a real threat to our much-needed pollinators, but did you know you could be doing more to help bees thrive in your back yard? Follow our tips for setting up bee homes, feeders, and watering stations and watch bees coming buzzing to your garden.
Hedge Fence — Katrina Blair | Interior Design | Small Home Style | Modern LivingKatrina Blair
For the past few weeks, my husband and I have been talking non-stop about planting a hedge fence in our backyard along the back fence. I've always loved the look of them, but never considered growing one of our backyard until recently. We were at a local school playing with our puppy and Avery and t
How can such a tiny flower give off such a tremendous scent? Tiny lily of the valley sends up its lovely little sprays of bell-like white or pale pink flowers each spring. Allow it to spread a little (which it does, so much that it can be a problem) and it will perfume the whole area with its distinctive scent. It also makes adorable, tiny bouquets. It makes a good groundcover in small areas. Lily of the valley prefers shade and moist soil. In sunny or dry conditions, its leaves will…
Small is beautiful! Concluding his series, Monty Don says even the tiniest garden can accommodate one of these container ponds
Any garden pond is essentially held within a container, albeit one with a flexible shell in many cases. It follows that, in principle, even a small bowl filled with water and with the addition of tiny plants becomes a full-blown pond.
Roses in pots can bring character and interest to the garden when placed at entrances or alongside paths. They will also soften areas of gravel or paving. Grouping a number of potted roses together will create the feeling of a small garden. They may be moved around the garden or patio as the season progresses …