Mel Bellar

GARDEN THERAPY: GROOVY GROUNDCOVERS — May 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  GROOVY GROUNDCOVERS — May 2019

Some of Mel’s suggestions on groundcovers which work well in our area.

GARDEN THERAPY: TALKING TEXTURE — April 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  TALKING TEXTURE  — April 2019

Mel expounds on various textures to be used in the garden.

GARDEN THERAPY: SEEING RED — March 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  SEEING RED — March 2019

Mel loves the color red in his garden providing us with names of those that do well in our area.

GARDEN THERAPY: LIVING ON THE EDGE — February 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  LIVING ON THE EDGE — February 2019

Mel goes to some landscape conferences and explains to us all about “ecotone” which is a transitional area between two ecosystems.

GARDEN THERAPY: ARRIVALS – HAPPY 2019 – January 2019

GARDEN THERAPY: ARRIVALS – HAPPY 2019 - January 2019

Mel’s trip to Japan has him focused on front doors, facades and gates.

GARDEN THERAPY: Jaw Dropping Japan – December 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:   Jaw Dropping Japan - December 2018

Natural stone and mossy rocks are a mainstay of the Kyoto garden. They are everywhere, and I always say “you can never have too many rocks.” I love the way they use stone.