Houseplants as an Indoor Nature Connection

The mere presence of a lone Peace Lily tucked in the corner of the living room is nice. But, with a bit more thought and effort regarding placement, arrangement and interaction with houseplants, benefits similar to those received from being outdoors in nature can be achieved. Of course, this is all based on having more plants than one….lone…Peace Lily.  If …

Flowers with Vegetables

The original idea of mixing vegetables and flowers was based not in prettiness, but in pest control. The following are commonly used for this purpose and the petals of the Nasturtiums and Calendula also make a colorful & tasty addition to salads! 

Fall Gardening Tips

Fall is a great time to  spend time in the garden. The days are sunny and night temperatures put  a brisk nip in the air. Planting trees, shrubs and perennials at this time allow for rooting properly establishing them well before Winter. There is still time to plant Spring flowering bulbs too. Fall is for planting and October is Autumn …