Garden Therapy

GARDEN THERAPY: GONE TO POTS — JULY 2020

GARDEN THERAPY: GONE TO POTS -- JULY 2020

   You might not think of putting pots in the garden, but they make great accents, adding structure and visible interest year round. And they offer a great opportunity to add some colorful annuals that will not be overrun by more ruckus-making perennials.

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!