Tag: Landscape Design Lexington Kentucky

The Potager: Kitchen Gardens

A kitchen garden is a space to grow food with herbs and edible and non-edible flowers mixed in. In France, a kitchen garden is called a ‘potager’

EARTHeim in 2019

2019 was a busy year for EARTHeim! Here are some things EARTHeim was a part of this past year. OLLI ‘Gardening for the Living Landscape’ Since 2015, I’ve taught a 6 week gardening course for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute which is a senior’s…

Snow Day for the Birds

With all the snow and very cold temperates this January we’ve had, my bird feeders have been full of birds looking for some good nutrition to keep them warm! Please remember: Do Not feed birds any form of bread. It starves them to death…

The Winter Garden As Habitat

It may not seem like it, but gardens are still full of life even in winter and fall. Most if it is hibernating, but if you look close enough you can find evidence. I got out in my garden last November and played detective,…

Herbal Fall Harvest

I like to call herbs ‘domesticated plants’ because they’ll flourish when we give them regular attention. They want to be harvested! Pruning them back at least once a year will keep them maintained and encourage good looking fresh foliage. You know how mint and…

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