Archive for July, 2011
Want to bring butterflies to your backyard? Butterflies need good sources of nectar, and these twelve perennials are butterfly favorites. If you plant it, they will come.
Hosta first aid for heat exhaustion from Lou Horton, a hosta lover who has private sales from his 250 variety hosta collection.
“What you put down is a performance in time,” Oudolf explains of his never-waning attention to the ticking of time in a garden. “It’s not like a painting that once you’ve put it on a canvas, it never changes.”
Some ideas on how to reduce your high maintenance lawn. “Your yard will be lushly planted—and easy to maintain—if you add wide borders with low-care perennials and shrubs to the mix.”
With its classic good looks, this one-board birdhouse will fit anywhere.
WATER FREELY WITH PATIENCE AND CULTIVATE WITH LOVE. THERE IS MUCH FRUIT IN YOUR GARDEN BECAUSE YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW.