This Little Weed One Of The Most Useful Medicines On The Planet
If you think you know what plantain is, you may be thinking of the large banana-like a tropical fruit. That’s not what this article is about! In this article, we share info on this little weed.
Your Guide to the Herb Plantain: How to Identify & Use It
Plantain is an herb that grows abundantly in yards across the country. It's a must-have for skin issues and also supports respiratory and digestive health.
Summer container of ... stock photo by Friedrich Strauss, Image: 0182244
Summer container of Cosmos Sonata 'White', Delphinium 'Galahad', Salvia nemoro... Image:0182244 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography
15 Garden Layouts That Make Perfect Sense
Garden design is a matter of working with a space and creating a balance of flow and drama. Here are examples of a variety of garden styles that work.
Piet Oudolf's Top 100 plants
Piet Oudolf is a world-famous garden designer, nurseryman and writer. In 2013 he singled out the 100 plants he won't do without and we have them all listed for you here in Shoot.
Pass on the grass: A garden without a lawn is low maintenance...leaving you time for relaxation
Designers dub them unfashionable, environmentalists disapprove of the chemicals used in their upkeep and, with garden sizes shrinking, ever more homeowners feel they have no space for grass.
How to Dry and Use Lambsquarter
Last year was an unprecedentedly lush and vigorous year for my garden. Well, for the weeds in my garden, anyway. My excuse, if I have one, is that with a toddler and new baby, I hadn't quite figured out that 'mom of 2' thing yet. By the time I did kinda sorta figure it out, lots of those weeds were taller than I am. I may be short, but still... So, I changed my perspective. I took a closer look at the weeds thriving in and between what used to be rows. I discovered that, while my winter…
Misspelled words are usually either annoying or embarrassing, depending on whether you’re reading them or creating them. But every once in a while, they inspire a whole new line of thought. When I recently ran across “necrofilia” (never mind where, but really, it was nothing horrible), I read it as “necrofolia,” and suddenly, there was…
Growing Japanese Maples In Containers · Cozy Little House
One tree I've always longed to have is a Japanese Maple. Last week when I was at the nursery I walked around and looked at them.
15 Common Edible Weeds You Probably Have in Your Yard
Edible weeds are a great way to increase the foods you grow- and consume- without any additional work on your part. Here's a list of 15 edible weeds to try!