Garden Therapy

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.

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.