Many gardeners have been taught the traditional chores surrounding fall cleanup in the garden. Fall cleanup has long been mixed with notions of tidiness and preparation for winter’s dormancy. Historically, we’ve been guided by the belief that a meticulous, bare-soiled garden is the key to a successful growing season ahead.… Read More »Fall Cleanup in the Garden: Turning Over a New Leaf
Garden This and That
Gardening is as diverse as people are…there are so many garden topics that are worthy of our attention, but they just don’t fit into a category. You’ll find them here. And besides, the word “miscellaneous” is boring and overused!
Why is gardening good for you? Gardening offers a range of health benefits, and putting your hands in the soil, in particular, has some unique advantages. We’ve read and heard of these health benefits of gardening, so I spent some time doing some research to find out if they were… Read More »Nature’s Remedy: Why Gardening Is the Ultimate Prescription for Well-Being
In Maryland’s heart, where blooms do sway, I tend to gardens day by day. While tending to business my efforts may be, It’s in the garden, that my heart is free. They say, “Gardening is cheaper than therapy,” And that holds true, for you and me. With soil beneath my… Read More »Gardening is Cheaper Than Therapy: and You Get Tomatoes