You know, most people think of something else when we talk about container gardening. Made from living plants this creation by John Millman is an extraordinary work of craftsmanship and design. I think every garden needs one! (especially mine)
moss from the side of a building
a bonsai tree
dwarf mondo grass
Combine creatively with black fine sand, rocks, little bamboo sticks, tiny pots, and a (hypertufa?) house.
Last year when I decided to expanded my veg garden, (with the prodding of a good friend who is a UMass permaculture graduate) I used the ‘lasagna’ method. With a flew glitches (wild raspberry and poke will find their way through a mountain of compost and cardboard) it was wildly successful. I am a complete…
When I saw the photo of this barren, construction ridden side yard, I knew the remodel was going to be fantastic. It seemed to be the perfect length for a new path, brought to life by ornamental trees and a leafy perennials. I clicked the photo and was linked to the website of a…
After coming across this image on Pinterest with the note “Kochia, the summer pot plant in India” — I had questions. First — what is Kochia (never heard of it, have you?). Second – How do I grow this? Clearly it is spectacular in that it looks like some sort of highly touchable by-product of…