Garden Therapy

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.

GARDEN THERAPY: The Slippery Slopes – Part 2 – May 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  The Slippery Slopes  - Part 2 - May 2017

Mel enlarges our vision of how to make slightly sloping land on our properties more interesting and beautiful. You will learn how to create berms, stepped terraces, levels, “rooms” and more.

GARDEN THERAPY: The Slippery Slopes – Part 1 – April 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  The Slippery Slopes  - Part 1 - April 2017

Mel illustrates in words and with stories and photos how to creatively deal with slopes.

GARDEN THERAPY: Tree Trauma, Treatment and Transitions – March 2017

GARDEN THERAPY:  Tree Trauma, Treatment and Transitions  - March 2017

Some invaluable tips, including a few things that should be done before plants break dormancy.