My new car (in 2013) on its maiden mulch run. It's MUCH filthier now. Weed Prevention with Green Mulch a/k/a Groundcovers I SO agree with Elizabeth's "Ode to Mulch," especially this quote from an expert: “Mulch contributes to [...]
There have been FLO parties in Buffalo, New York City, Boston, Baltimore, Atlanta, and more the past few weeks. My hometown joined the fun. Louisville celebrated Frederick Law Olmsted’s (FLO) bicentennial on April 26th. Olmsted, in 1891, visited a [...]
It was serendipitous. For a few weeks in mid-spring, my garden is the tidiest it has ever looked, thanks to an application of mulch/compost that gets put down at the beginning of every gardening season. All the winter detritus magically [...]
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Guest post by Natalie Levin Composted manure, blood meal, bone meal, and fish emulsion are popular soil amendments. We routinely use these materials in our gardens. But consider adding your own menstrual blood or urine to your watering [...]
Then (left) and now The wonderful terrarium I had planted by a local shop last year is still wonderful; it’s just different. The large fishbowl had been the home of 2 previous terrariums, part of [...]
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