Garden Design No. 18 - The Potager
A potager is the French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. This design is to provide a garden of abundance in an aesthetically pleasing manner. What a beautiful way to plant flowers, fruit, vegetables, and herbs! Using the potager design ideals, even the smallest plot of ground can become a wonder of freshly grown foods and beautiful flowers. I have to say I'm intrigued most by the "accessories" that can be used in the potager design. Adding pretty embellishment as well as…
'Foodscaping' edible landscape (photos)
In "Foodscaping: Practical and Innovative Ways to Create An Edible Landscape" (Cool Springs Press, $24.99), Charlie Nardozzi makes great case for letting edible plants move in with your flowers, ornamental ground cover, shrubs and trees.
Firenze_ last visit this trip!
We had really spread things out in Florence, only seeing a couple of sites every time we went. And there is no shortage of things to see in the city that began the Renaissance, we went at least ei…
Eight Steps to Growing Australian Finger Limes in Containers
Known as 'citrus caviar', this lime variety is coveted by culinary masters. The Australian finger lime is the most challenging citrus variety to grow and the fruit can fetch prices of over $100/lb! Australian Finger Lime Fruit Features of the Australian finger lime: Colorful, with small pulp and caviar-like vesicles. M
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Gardens in Colonial Williamsburg, Va - One Hundred Dollars a Month
Earlier today I shared some pictures of my favorite homes in Colonial Williamsburg, Va and now I want to show you some of the gardens The Girl and I spotted during our afternoon there. I’m no Colonial expert or anything, but I’m pretty sure a 4 foot high fence with a cutesy garden lock isn’t going […]