Mel Bellar

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.

GARDEN THERAPY: Made in the Shade – Getting Started – February 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:  Made in the Shade – Getting Started  - February 2018

“…a woodland garden has a sense of peace, sofntess and tranquility that is hard to achieve in a sun-drenched, splashier offering.” Learn the main reasons to have a shade garden and how to get started with one.

GARDEN THERAPY: Man Versus Nature – What is a garden anyway? – January 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:   Man Versus Nature – What is a garden anyway? - January 2018

I actually like Wikipedia’s take on it much better: A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials.