7 Chemical-Free Options For Managing Mosquitoes in Your Landscape

by Melinda Myers on May 23, 2019

It’s time to get outside and enjoy summer BBQs, gardening, hikes and much more. Don’t let mosquitoes keep you and your family inside; instead, enlist these seven chemical-free strategies to help manage pests in your...

Dahlias Bring Diverse Shapes, Sizes, Colors to a Garden

by Melinda Myers on January 17, 2019

Dahlias have been a fixture in summer flower gardens for generations, but it may be time to rethink the various ways they can be incorporated in any floral arrangement! With hundreds of varieties to choose...

Get Your Garden Buzzing: 12 Must-Plant Pollinator-Friendly Flowers

by Melinda Myers on June 19, 2018

Fill your garden with colorful annuals that you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for outstanding varieties chosen by All-America Selections, a nonprofit plant trialing organization, to brighten your garden, attract pollinators and...

Add Gardening Space, Beauty and Ease with Elevated Gardens

by Melinda Myers on April 16, 2018

Elevate your gardens to waist high level for convenience and easy access. Elevated gardens are easy on your back and knees and are perfect for the patio, balcony, deck or any area where a bit...

The Art of Waterwise Gardening

by Melinda Myers on April 10, 2018

Making a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits. Less time and water wasted means more time for you to relax or entertain friends and family in your beautiful landscape.  Water is...

Light ‘em Up Now for Better Garden Results

by Melinda Myers on January 3, 2018

It’s time to break out the seeds and potting mix to start your garden plants indoors.  It’s a great way to keep your green thumb in shape over winter. Plus, you’ll save money, increase your...

Plant-Based Essential Oils Boost the Mind, Body & Spirit during the Holidays

by Melinda Myers on November 29, 2017

Ease into the hectic holiday season with the help of aromatherapy. The fragrances of plant-derived essential oils have long been used to improve the health of our mind, body and spirit. Boost your energy and...

Enjoy An Attractive Convenient Composting Station

by Melinda Myers on June 15, 2017

Make recycling green debris into compost convenient and attractive. Create a space you and your neighbors will appreciate. And locate composting in a convenient area that is easy to access and manage, so you are...