Category: Garden Care & Design

4 Bad Invasive Trees To Avoid in the Landscape

Invasive species are a big threat to our North American ecosystem. Most invasive species have been brought from Asia as ornamental specimens. They not only do nothing for our ‘living landscape’, but they also take over and drown out our native species. These specimens…

Falling Leaves of Fall

Fall means a variety of things to a variety of people.¬†Fall can mean chilly nights by an outdoor fire, pumpkin and apple picking, sweaters, corduroys, fixing soup for dinner, hot cider, and beautiful autumnal colors in rich reds, golds, browns. Or for some, it…

Turning the Lawn into a Garden

  Photo from http://www.thegardenglove.com I no longer have to mow my front yard and it’s wonderful! One problem I had with my front yard is that I could not get grass to grow. The previous summer I tried to revamp the lawn with no…

Books on Gardening & Landscape Architecture

When I first got into gardening and then into landscape architecture, I searched the web for books to begin reading that would help prepare me for school. I found it difficult to find those staples of literature. I’ve put together this list of gardening…

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