Normally on bright sunny afternoons, when there is no work to be done, and I have a free morning or afternoon to sit and enjoy myself in my garden, I love to watch all the comings and goings of the life that is constantly rampaging through my backyard. I will see neighborhood cats taking naps in the sunshine or dragonflies examining all the dandelions that I have been too lazy to remove. One thing I have noticed, however, that’s weighed heavily on my mind is how few...
“Each generation takes the Earth as trustees.”—J. Sterling
We all know Arbor Day as a day to plant, celebrate, and talk about trees. But how did this holiday begin? What some may associate with more modern environmental causes, the history of Arbor Day actually takes roots all the way back in 1872, and of all places, in Nebraska.
J. Sterling Morton was a pioneer, settling in Nebraska, and a strong advocate for trees. He recognized the need for trees in the Plains...
The Perfect Addition to Your Tea, Coffee, or Cocktail
Mister Lincoln is available in Bath Garden Center's 2019 Pre-Order Catalog
Floral syrups seem to be everywhere these days; and for good reason! Flowers such as rose, lavender, and tulip add a new dimension to a dish or drink; you can add it to anything from pancakes to salads to cocktails. Edible flowers also have stellar amounts of Vitamin C; no wonder Cleopatra used to bathe in roses and milk (allegedly). But you don't...
Pansies and Alyssum are perfect Spring flowers. They are fairly hardy (keep above freezing!), display a variety of colors and patterns, and will make the entire space smell amazing. Here are some of our favorite ways to arrange Pansies and Alyssum together, whatever your style!
Use a basket as a planter.
A tried and true method, you can't go wrong with potted Pansies and Alyssum. Try this fun French Country style basket.
WHAT CAN A HANGING PLANT DO FOR YOUR HOME EXPERIENCE?
When we talk about houseplants and gardens, the images that come to mind are potted snake plants, rows of pansies, and succulents at your computer. But what about hanging plants?
An extremely powerful application of plant arrangement, hanging plants can do so much for whatever space you are wanting to enhance. Here are our top 3 favorite ways to include hanging plants in your home.
Good lawn care requires attention year-round. The good news is, the steps can be simple! Here are some of our products for early spring lawn care that will feed your lawn and also prevent new weed seeds from germinating.
Pro-tip: It is a great idea to fertilize your lawn right before it rains so that Mother Nature will water it in for you!
Alpha One Natural Organic Lawn & Garden Fertilizer. Alpha One is located...
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