Flower Shows

The Philadelphia Flower Show was last week and every year I swear I’m going to go and here passed another year without a trip.

Wildflowers 101

These wildflower identification cards fit perfectly in your bag or back pocket to take on your next nature hike.


As far as I can see, the two countries in the world that grow the most chrysanthemums are Japan and Italy.

Building New Garden Beds

The photo at right shows the new beds I’ve made on the southern border of the garden.

Plant and Grow Lavender

Learn more about growing lavender from Lavender Fields in Valley Center, Calif. The business has provided its owners with a serene place to work, live and dream.

Edible Weeds

Eliminate invasive plants: Eat a weed! From autumn olive berries to milkweed, try some of these delicious edible weed recipes.

Growing and Rediscovering Hedgerows

Would you like a hedgerow on your farm? With a nod toward the past, farmers are rediscovering that the humble hedgerow provides value for the future.