Mel Bellar

GARDEN THERAPY: August Woes, Dreaming of Fall, and Some Do’s and Don’ts – September 2018

GARDEN THERAPY: August Woes, Dreaming of Fall, and Some Do’s and Don’ts - September 2018

Order bulbs, cutback perennials and if there is time and inclination, divide some perennials.

GARDEN THERAPY: It’s Garden Tour Season. Get Out and Enjoy! – August 2018

GARDEN THERAPY: It's Garden Tour Season. Get Out and Enjoy! - August 2018

All about Garden Tours in our area.

GARDEN THERAPY: Big Picture versus Detail – Macro meets Micro – July 2018

GARDEN THERAPY: Big Picture versus Detail - Macro meets Micro - July 2018

Mel starts his garden designs with big picture elements like mass plantings, shrubs and paths. Check out the before and after photos.

GARDEN THERAPY: More Shady Characters – Perennials and Groundcovers — June 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:  More Shady Characters – Perennials and Groundcovers — June 2018

Mel discusses perennials for the woodland by color, and then gets into “some unabashed foliage and texture.”

GARDEN THERAPY: More Shady Characters: Ferns — May 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:  More Shady Characters: Ferns — May 2018

A very interesting article by Mel regarding all types of ferns.

GARDEN THERAPY: Shady Characters – Trees & Shrubs— April 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:  Shady Characters - Trees & Shrubs— April 2018

Mel talks about a woodland garden and how to achieve it.