These days, gardens are sprouting everywhere. People garden on rooftops, community plots, schools, and balconies. This means parents everywhere have more opportunities to share the experience of gardening with their children.
With a little planning, you can grow a range of fragrant plants, hardy or delicate, to transform your garden into a sweet-smelling paradise.
Ancient Egyptian women drank sage tea as an aid to fertility. In ancient Greece it was used for healing and as an anti-bacterial agent. Those anti-bacterial properties have made it…
Overflowing with color and sweet scent, window boxes are a legacy from a time when people built their homes on the edge of the street.
The easy-to-grow, low maintenance daffodil will add a bright splash of color to your flowerbeds and will return year after year. The key is to plant and care for them properly.
Countless landscape artists and amateur gardeners have successfully replicated the Mediterranean garden style in varying climates and terrain. You can, too!
These days, everyone laments the loss of privacy in our lives. But we seem to have forgotten an old but still powerful tool for rebuilding it: secret gardens.
The tradition of herbal lawns goes back at least to the medieval period. Here's how to grow your own chamomile lawn.
People have foraged and cultivated flowers for food, drink, and medicine for centuries. You will find squash blossoms in Italian food, rose petals in Indian food, and chamomile or jasmine tea.
The core principle behind companion planting is to grow two or more kinds of plants together with the hope of yielding mutual benefits.