Planting Lavender

Lavender is a flowering plant in the mint family that’s easily identified by its sweet floral scent. I have several lavender plants planted in my garden because I love the fragrance and using it in several dessert recipes! This beautiful herb can be found in many gardening shops for you to replant or start from…

6 Mosquito Repellent Plants for your Garden

Spring & summer is the time for those pesky mosquito’s to ruin your outdoor activities. Did you know there are several beautiful plants that can be beneficial in your container garden or flower garden to reduce the sight and presence of mosquito’s?  I have listed six different plants that work great in your garden to…

Sunflower Garden

Sunflowers remind me of warmer weather and the season of summer like no other plant. Native to North America, sunflowers are heat-tolerant, resistant to pests, and simply beautiful. You can even harvest their edible seeds. Here’s how to grow them in your garden! Most sunflowers are remarkably tough and easy to grow as long as…

Growing Herbs in Water

No garden? No Space? No Problem! You can grow your own indoor herb garden without a pinch of soil! Even if you live in an apartment with nothing more than a tiny back porch or balcony, there is still room to grow some fragrant herbs. All you need is water, sunlight, and a place for…

Gardening with Turtles

  There are hundreds of kinds of tortoises and even more kinds of turtles, but my experiences have been limited to but a few. I have found they make excellent garden companions. Did you know that the box turtle can be a great gardener friend? Yes, these beautiful animals can help keep those pests away…