What could be be better than adding the visual excitement of containers full of beauty and having some fresh herbs to use for tonight’s dinner? Well quite a lot of things are better, but my point is beauty and taste – it’s a good thing! Being the gardener that you are, you probably have [...]
On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Paula Kraus will be giving a presentation at the Novi Public Library from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The topic will be “Container Gardening with Culinary and Scented Herbs.” The presentation is to geared toward introducing a variety of culinary / scented herbs to the attendees. During the course of the [...]
Tomorrow morning, just as you get ready to hop in the shower, look around for a partner to join in the water-fest! That’s right, grab one of your favorite plants like a spider plant and bring it in with you. When you think about it, your houseplants don’t get the natural wind to ‘dust’ the [...]
Thanks to everyone that came out to last night’s presentation on Herbs to Enhance Our Lives. It was a wonderful group, and quite a crowd! Here is the information I promised you about Harvesting and Preserving Herbs. Enjoy the information and the Basic Herbal Vinegars recipe! I have included a PDF of the information below for those [...]
Don’t waste that water! Recycle, replenish and nourish! In the course of doing dishes I used to turn on the water and let it run while I rinsed dishes scrubbed pots and did general clean up. Not any more! Some years back I came to realize all of the water that was being sent right [...]
Climbing plants can create a mystery in your garden by building a vertical wall of greenery and blooms!
For some people there is nothing more exhilarating than the beauty of nature abounding right outside their door. The lush greens, the vibrant colors, the rich textures! The smell of fresh earth; the tranquillity of a garden! But, what if you live in an apartment or a condominium where there isn’t any room? What if [...]