Archives for May 2016

Fresh Fridays: Tomato and Basil

Did you know that May is both National Salad Month and National Salsa Month? All this freshness can come from your own garden! Don’t have a garden? You can plant tasty herbs in flower pots on your porch or in a bright window. Let’s honor this month’s dishes with fresh recipes each Friday in May and … [Read more...]

Lemongrass: Backyard Benefits

Lemongrass is an herb that has been used for hundreds of years in Asia and Africa because of its many healing properties, which include improving vision, lowering fevers, clearing skin, and aiding digestion. Lemongrass is also known to be an excellent mosquito repellent.  When planted near walkways … [Read more...]

The 10 “Must-Haves” in your Landscape: #6 Focal Points

This is the sixth in a series of articles on the Ten "Must-Have's" in your Landscape.  Ahh, focal points.  As a designer, we are always creating focal points.  Just what does the eye see when it follows a line of sight? Hopefully something interesting, intriguing, or something that says "wow, look … [Read more...]