At one point, I suggested I might start a list of books gardeners might like. I’ve found a book worthy to add to that list in There is a Season by Patrick Lane – a beautiful, moving, and sometimes disturbing book. Part memoir, part naturalist’s notebook, part love letter to a garden, There is a […]
Archives for September 2006
Who loves moss? I do! I do! I recently received an email with this question in response to my post about moss graffiti: I’ve just finished paving our patio with reclaimed bricks and am eager to have moss growing there, but my husband is afraid that the buttermilk mixture will attract ants. Any advice? ~Mary […]
I stumbled upon Greener Grass Design today, and while it’s not strictly garden-related, the Houston-based design and decor site carries lines by some fabulous designers. I love the idea behind this Shadylace Parasol by Chris Kabel for Droog Design. It’s a waterproof lace parasol with a leaf motif, casting shadows of branches and leaves. In […]
I apologize for my site being unavailable this morning. I’m still unable to post photos so I’ll save Part 2 of yesterday’s “do” for later – hopefully tomorrow at the latest. Again, apologies, and thanks for reading! UPDATE: WTF? I don’t know what’s up with my site right now. Grr.
You’ve heard it time and time again: mass your plantings. “Plant in groups of three, five, seven, or more,” the advice goes. And: “a garden full of one of this and one of that looks junky.” But come on, isn’t a picture worth a thousand words? I had to stop and take a photo of […]
You absolutely must watch this video of two slugs mating. I’m telling you, it will give you a new appreciation for the critters that eat your hostas. Via We’re Not Wired Right.
Yay, me! Well, I did it. I completed the UBC Garden Design program. Actually, the final course finished a week before the wedding, but the graduation ceremony and Open House were held just this weekend. Regardless, I’m done, and I’m glad I did it. When I started the program, I wasn’t sure what the end […]
Okay, so I’m a bit slow on the uptake with this product. Terracycle launched in the spring, and has been available locally for at least a couple months, and I just heard about it. I blame my distraction on wedding and school madness. Terracycle’s product, which sounds to me like liquified worm castings, (or, as […]