Designing Your Garden: Tips and Advice

Designing Your Garden: Tips and Advice

Your garden should be a place of enjoyment and relaxation. Designing your garden can be a daunting task. However, if you follow the right steps, this process can be simplified. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to help make designing your garden easier....
Designing To Scale And Considering Perspective

Designing To Scale And Considering Perspective

There are a few common mistakes people make when drawing up their own landscape plans. These mistakes are not usually made by landscape contractors, who are trained to avoid them. The first group of mistakes relates to the idea of scale. We have all seen the conifer...
What is tissue culture?

What is tissue culture?

Tissue culture is taking a tiny piece of a plant and multiplying it. I don’t know if you know anything about plant cloning or propagation but a simple way to explain is if you take a branch of a tomato plant and cut it off and bury most of it, then it will...
Don’t Forget Scent When You Plan Your Garden

Don’t Forget Scent When You Plan Your Garden

Where ever you live, it’s time to plan for this year’s garden season. I’ve talked about careful placement of statues, fountains and benches in other posts but I want to remind you to consider the scent of your garden as well. This morning, I was wandering through some...
Finding the Key To Your Outdoor Garden

Finding the Key To Your Outdoor Garden

When you’ve spent a lot of time on your garden, it’s nice to see it taking shape. Sometimes everything may be growing well but something still seems to be lacking. Maybe your outdoor garden looks nice but lacks character. Buying a statue or a fountain can help but...