Gardening is a rewarding and even healing activity, and also gives us the benefit of fresh-picked food, beautiful flowers and soothing greenery, not to mention time spent in the fresh air instead of in front of a screen.
Flowers bless the world with their colors for just a short time – most perennials bloom for only a few weeks and annuals are gone in fall.
Transitioning your outdoor space for the cooler months requires a little bit of forward thinking, as well as an eye for design.
Ornamental grasses are super easy to care for. They adapt to different soils, they don’t need much in the way of fertilizing and watering (unless they’re in pots) and they lend texture to the garden all summer long.
Summer is here and it’s time to start enjoying outdoor living and entertaining on our decks and patios.
The heroes of our gardens, whose essential work mostly goes unrecognized, pollinators help plants reproduce, which helps sustain the ecosystem that in turn sustains us.
Blue flowers, and blue and blue-gray foliage, can create the feeling of an island of tranquility, especially around a small pool or fountain, or in a seating area.
Spring brings many beautiful holidays and it’s always a good idea to have a festive and earthy centerpiece as the focal point on your table.
How to start a garden: Never had a garden before? I highly recommend it! It’s easy to do, great to do with young kids — get them away from their screens for a while.
ng begins with bulbs. Here on the East End some of the earliest — and most welcome — color in our landscapes and gardens comes from bulbs.