There are few practices that make as much economic and environmental sense as creating compost out of yard wastes and kitchen scraps. Composting yard waste recycles nutrients back into the yard, helps retain moisture and saves landfill space. Composting reduces yard waste volume by 50 to 75 percent.
? A few years ago, when the pandemic first started, I built an orchid table out of scrap lumber and other materials I had around the house. I did it partly just to stay busy but also because I wanted … Continued
Most of us have heard the quotation above. It is a quote from Hamlet by William Shakespeare: “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” Shakespeare also penned the line “a rose by any other name … Continued
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” ~ Buddha Most people today seem to be constantly busy –constantly rushing from one place to another — constantly texting or talking on cell … Continued
I’ve always loved the American Beautyberry plant (Callicarpa americana), not just because it produces beautiful purple berries in the fall, but because every bird and critter that moves through my yard love to munch on those berries. Being a wildlife … Continued
I don’t really remember how my husband Tom and I got interested in orchids. Gardening was a hobby for both of us before we met. He was more interested in growing plants for food, and had a large vegetable garden … Continued