Mel Bellar

GARDEN THERAPY: IT CAME BACK! OR NOT – SPRING SURPRISES – June 2020

GARDEN THERAPY:   IT CAME BACK! OR NOT – SPRING SURPRISES  - June 2020

 Every Spring there is a great anticipation to see what emerges from our gardens. Half of the time I don’t even remember what I planted the year before, and often I get some pleasant surprises………

GARDEN THERAPY:  CATSKILL LOVE – May 2020

GARDEN THERAPY:  CATSKILL LOVE - May 2020

Mel expounds on the joys of living in the Catskills, especially during this time.

GARDEN THERAPY:  SOCIAL DISTANCING AND GARDEN THERAPY GO TOGETHER LIKE . . – April 2020

GARDEN THERAPY:  SOCIAL DISTANCING AND GARDEN THERAPY GO TOGETHER LIKE . . - April 2020

Mel gives us pointers on how to divide our garden plants.

GARDEN THERAPY: DIVINE DESIGN – March 2020

GARDEN THERAPY: DIVINE DESIGN - March 2020

   There is a lot of overlap in the realms of the artist, architect, engineer, craftsman and designer.  My objective as a designer is to create an experience that is both utilitarian and pleasant (functional and beautiful).

GARDEN THERAPY: RELUCTANT RESOLUTIONS — January 2020

GARDEN THERAPY: RELUCTANT RESOLUTIONS — January 2020

   Let’s start with something simple:  REMOVE. I bet we all have some perennial that we just don’t like anymore but have been putting off ripping it out. Personally, I have lots of those!

GARDEN THERAPY: CHARMING OR CHEATING WITH CHARTREUSE – December 2019

GARDEN THERAPY: CHARMING OR CHEATING WITH CHARTREUSE - December 2019

We learn all about Chartreuse plants which can add color to your winter garden.