Garden Therapy

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.

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

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

Mel relates some mesmerizing tree stories that underscore the amazing–sometimes wise, sometimes not–attachment that people may have to their trees.

GARDEN THERAPY: How I Love Winter—Let Me Count the Ways – January2017

GARDEN THERAPY: How I Love Winter—Let Me Count the Ways - January2017

Mel’s Black & white photos (also in our Photo Archive) of winter in Andes in December.

GARDEN THERAPY: Down in the Dirt – December 2016

GARDEN THERAPY:  Down in the Dirt  - December 2016

A soil tutorial by Mel that is truly interesting and useful!