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Mystic Circles- Adding charm with a Moon Gate

Take a moment to plan for exactly the right spot for your Moon Gate.  Moon Gates are meant to invite, even lure a person into a space.  From what direction will you and your guests be arriving?  What will the focal point be as one gazes into the Moon Gate portal?  Will you be greeted with a beautiful rose garden, a favorite tree, a special sitting area where you can relax and breathe in the wonderful aroma that only Mother Nature can offer?

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Pet Friendly Gardens

Each year we try and create a garden in our backyard that our dogs and ( my daughter's) cat will enjoy. Our first year of doing this we had no idea how many plants and shrubs where actually dangerous to our pets. What we decided to do was make a garden our pets could enjoy, we have a pretty good size yard probably about 1/4 acre. So before I share with you what we plant for our animals to enjoy. Lets get to the important stuff. What can hurt or harm our pets.  Plants Dangerous for Dogs and cats: Lily: The Lily is very popular in the spring, but it is very poisonous to cats. Though it has not proven dangerous...

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Vegetable Gardens For Kids

Planning ahead for spring gardens are a great way to not only teach your children about gardening and nurturing plants, but it also gets the kids out from in front of the TV or computer. Making a children’s vegetable garden means choosing best plants for your region. Vegetables that are good choices and easy to grow include: Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Tomatoes You know as well as I do children love to snack, so include favorites like cherry tomatoes, strawberries, or peas as well. You might consider a fence or trellis for vine-growing vegetables. When I work in the garden with my kids I like to have a small sitting area where the kids can snack on these healthy treats. Maybe you don't have...

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Vertical Agriculture?

There are many social benefits that have emerged from urban agricultural practices, such as improved overall social and emotional well-being, improved health and nutrition, increased income, employment, food security within the household, and community social life. Urban agriculture can have a large impact on the social and emotional well-being of individuals. Individuals report to have decreased levels of stress and better overall mental health when they have opportunities to interact with nature through a garden. Urban gardens are thought to be relaxing and calming, and offer a space of retreat in densely populated urban areas. For Indoor Container Gardening Supplies Click HereUA can have an overall positive impact on community health, which directly impacts individuals social and emotional well-being. There have...

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