Garden Therapy

GARDEN THERAPY: SAVORING SOME FINE VINE – November 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:   SAVORING SOME FINE VINE - November 2018

“Need to cover a large area like an arbor or pergola quickly and densely? Consider grapes.” This is an example of knowledgeable and useful advice the amateur gardener will glean from reading Mel’s column.

GARDEN THERAPY: “Grumpy Gardener Needs Garden Therapy” — October 2018

GARDEN THERAPY:  “Grumpy Gardener Needs Garden Therapy” — October 2018

Read to find out how Mel, the “grumpy gardener,” administered some of his own medicine.

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.”