guilds
Bed Gardening, Fruit, Gardening, Herbs, Vegetables

Using Plant Guilds in Your Garden

I don't know about you, but it's cold out here on the east coast! Still, the seed catalogues are rolling in, and the Llama and I are itching to start planning this year's garden. If you want to do some experimentation in your garden this year to get better yields and more permanent gardens, think… Continue reading Using Plant Guilds in Your Garden

pollinators
Flowers, Gardening, Herbs, Landscaping

Attracting Pollinators with Powerhouse Flowers

I have a tiny porch garden without much room, but I still want to help my plants be as productive as possible. Part of keeping them happy is making sure that they get plenty of visits from butterflies, bees, a maybe even hummingbirds. Since space is at a premium, I don't have the space for… Continue reading Attracting Pollinators with Powerhouse Flowers

mint
Container Gardening, Gardening, Herbs

How to Harvest and Preserve Mint

How to Harvest and Preserve Mint I love mint so much. It’s delicious in homemade ice cream, spring rolls, or in a cup of tea. This herb is so low maintenance, it’s almost impossible to kill. You can almost plant it and forget about it. It roots easily so you’ll never run out of cuttings… Continue reading How to Harvest and Preserve Mint