Gardens of White
Color rules by day, but at night, there’s nothing like masses of fragrant white flowers to take your breath (and nose) away. Illuminate your garden naturally – with white blooms.
If you’ve got to get that gardening done on a hot summer day, be sure to dress for the job. Wear wicking, lightweight clothing that allows you to move. And don’t forget your hat!
Community Gardens & Bounty Hunters
It’s a startling fact: Pediatricians are warning that because today’s children live a sedentary lifestyle and are so chronically overfed yet undernourished, they may be the first generation of Americans since World War II to die at an earlier age than their parents. But there are people out there trying to change that! Nonprofit Petaluma Bounty is aiming to build a sustainable food system that gives access to healthy food for everyone in Petaluma, CA, redistributes surplus food and provides affordable fresh, organic produce to low-income families, schools and seniors.
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Help From Olbrich Botanical Gardens
The beautifully designed, eco-friendly Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, WI, provides plenty of ideas you can use in your own garden!
Party On (a Budget)
If you’re staying home this summer, then make your back yard the place to be! An affordable garden party is just a few easy tips away.
Grow Catnip for Your Feline Friends
This easy-to-grow perennial has lavender flowers in summer. It comes with the fun bonus of driving your cats crazy, so plant it today!