Your home is divided into designated living areas that define the purpose of each space. A little “outdoor space designation” will create the unified environment that draws your family and friends into the special world that is your backyard. Creating crisp clean edges and borders to direct traffic, focus attention, and indicate specific activities (playContinue reading “Edging Your Backyard: A Few Helpful Tips – guest post by Kylie Johnson”
Your enjoyment of fresh vegetables should never be interrupted by seasons. Spring and fall are two notorious seasons affecting the veggies supply and the arrival of frost in the fall signals gardeners to hang their gardening gloves. What gardeners and the general public may not know is that it’s actually possible to grow veggies inContinue reading “Growing Vegetables throughout the Seasons – guest post by Michelle Whyte”
Creating an eco-friendly backyard is not as hard as you might think. However there are several things that you need to take into account and plan for. Before starting any detailed work it is important to check if you have the right quality of soil and that none of the dangerous chemicals are present inContinue reading “What are Your Gardening Options When You Decide to Go Green? – Guest post by Emma Joyce”
Who ever said slugs are ugly?! Here’s a picture of a rather wonderfully patterned leopard slug (Limax maximus) spotted in the garden on Saturday (photo credit Holly Betts on my camera). Also known as the great grey slug.