Garden Therapy

GARDEN THERAPY: The Fashionable and Functional Fire Pit – November 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:   The Fashionable and Functional Fire Pit - November 2017

Many, many types of fire pit are discussed: black sand, Belgian block, fieldstone, firebrick.

GARDEN THERAPY: Very Variegated Variety – Warning: very geeky column – October 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:   Very Variegated Variety – Warning: very geeky column - October 2017

Everything you ever wanted to know about Variegated plants.

GARDEN THERAPY: Balance – The Ongoing Struggle — September 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  Balance - The Ongoing Struggle — September 2017

Mel discusses balancing your landscaping to give it a creative and beautiful curb appeal.

GARDEN THERAPY: ROCKETS, GAZING BALLS, SCULPTURE AND DOODADS — August 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  ROCKETS, GAZING BALLS, SCULPTURE AND DOODADS — August 2017

Mel discusses the do’s and don’ts of garden ornaments.

GARDEN THERAPY: How Things Spread – Part 2 – Moving around underground – July 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  How Things Spread – Part 2 – Moving around underground - July 2017

The difference between rhizomes and stolons gets really technical, Mel says. But our gardening columnist opens a discussion of the subject that is personal, interesting and highly informative.

GARDEN THERAPY: How Things Spread – Volunteering – June 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  How Things Spread - Volunteering - June 2017

The bane and benefits of plant volunteering.