How To Get Rid of Weeds

How To Get Rid of Weeds

Weeds in Paths? Use Vinegar, Not Roundup NEED PROOF THAT VINEGAR IS A WEED-TERMINATOR? Just look at the weeds growing along a pea-gravel path in my Herb Garden. These were photographed yesterday afternoon, just moments before I sprayed them with cheap,...
Stone Mosaic

Stone Mosaic

In June of 1987 I left the concrete and asphalt pavements of the United States for my first trip to Europe. I graduated 6 years earlier with a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon. In lectures, I had been mesmerized by images of the gardens...
DIY Backyard Pond

DIY Backyard Pond

If you’ve always wanted a backyard pond, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners already have them and thousands more are installing them every year. Why all the fuss over a water-filled hole? Well, for one thing, gurgling waterfalls are...
Hay Bale Gardening – The New Craze

Hay Bale Gardening – The New Craze

Hay bale gardening is probably the most fun you’ll have growing your own food and herbs, requiring almost no work or maintenance. After a search online to find the simplest and easiest “no work” gardening method, I stumbled upon straw bale gardening. The concept is...