Here’s a brief peek into garden gnome history & mythology. Learn why humans so fascinated with these adorable statues and even find some for your own garden!
For some of us, spring is here! For others, well, it’s going to be a few more weeks before we see fresh green grass. Nevertheless, in terms of making plans for the garden, the spring season is definitely here because when we think about how we want to decorate the backyard, snow and ice won’t […]
Mid-February can be a time for Valentine’s Day dinner dates, a time to enjoy cross country skiing, or days to plan a spring garden. Depending on where someone lives, it can also mark a time when we feel the first warm breezes of spring. While folks living in the north still need to shovel snow […]
Depending on the location, February is a month that can mark the end of winter, or a time when we still have to endure cold weather accompanied by short days and long nights. In southern states, the second month of the year often leads into the first mild days of spring. However, up north, rare […]
Autumn is a brief yet beautiful time of the year. The hardwood forests of the east are painted in a natural palette of reds, orange, yellows, and greens, whereas the green foliage of Rocky Mountain aspens takes on a bright, burnished golden color. Foliage in the backyard also changes color and gives us the perfect […]
The “little people” have been celebrated in stories, tall tales, films, and books for hundreds of years. According to legend, fairies, gnomes, and other pint-sized magical beings haunt lonely moors, wild ancient woods, and other places generally avoided by people. Others are rumored to live in the garden although the only fairies we have seen […]