What is it? Hardscape is not a catchy term for overly difficult gardening sites. It simply means the hard, durable parts of the landscape…the non-plant elements. Hardscaping elements are often chosen for function and directly or indirectly add beauty as well. Hardscape can be used to: provide definition of different areas within a landscape, direct […]
Grow- your-own goodness right at your fingertips! How are Windowsill Herbs Green & Healthy? Chemical free growth – protects environmental & personal health Fewer bags, tins, bottles – reduces landfill waste Live plants provide oxygen and help clear air born toxins – promotes environmental & personal health Provide low calorie, vitamin rich seasoning – makes […]
The original idea of mixing vegetables and flowers was based not in prettiness, but in pest control. The following are commonly used for this purpose and the petals of the Nasturtiums and Calendula also make a colorful & tasty addition to salads!
Native plants don’t need to be coddled, coaxed or coerced the way “foreigners” often do, making them easier on your schedule and eco-friendly too. Native plants conserve water and assist in rebuilding of depleted soils and greatly reduce the contamination of soil and groundwater by fertilizers and pesticides, as they are not dependant on these […]
Mix apricots, lemon juice and rind. Add sugar, stir 5 minutes until sugar dissolves. Let stand 20 minutes. Stir in pectin. Ladle into jars, filling to within 1/2 inch of top. Cover with cloth and let stand until set, 24 hours or overnight. Cover and freeze. To serve, thaw and store in refrigerator. 3 cups […]