Mel Bellar

GARDEN THERAPY: Honeysuckle

GARDEN THERAPY:   Honeysuckle

  While we are talking about the “bad” (but oh so sweet) honeysuckles, there are invasive varieties that are rampant in the Catskills that drive me crazy.

GARDEN THERAPY: The Sullied but Super Sumac – March 2022

GARDEN THERAPY:   The Sullied but Super Sumac - March 2022

Mel falls in love with the Staghorn Sumac.

GARDEN THERAPY: Fluff – December 2021

GARDEN THERAPY: Fluff - December 2021

Fluff:  the act of spiffing up a garden to make it look nice with what is going on at the moment; similar to fluffing the pillows on the bed or couch or fluffing up one’s hair to go out.

GARDEN THERAPY: Orange you Colorful! – November 2021

GARDEN THERAPY: Orange you Colorful! - November 2021

  There is a color that I find myself often enjoying both in life and in the garden. Yes, I love orange!  It is a color I particularly love in the garden and was musing over how many folks tell me that they don’t want any orange. There is the tribe of people that only want cool colors like purple, lavender, pink and white and I get that. T

GARDEN THERAPY: Learn from My Mistakes – October 2021

GARDEN THERAPY: Learn from My Mistakes - October 2021

A good read – we can all learn from Mel’s mistakes.

GARDEN THERAPY: Aging – The Losing Battle – September 2021

GARDEN THERAPY: Aging – The Losing Battle - September 2021

Mel explains how to take care of our gardens as we age.