Herbal Companion Planting
Here's a good article on companion planting for herbs and what plants they will grow well with or benefit.
Can mint in pots be neighbors?
I know one should not grow mint varieties next to each other in beds because they will hybridize, but can mint in pots be grown next to each other? All the time? Only until they bloom? If anyone has experience in this area, I would appreciate it! I currently have spearmint and peppermint in pots near each other and I need…
Landscaping an impossible slope with herbal ground covers
I was mowing my front yard and thinking again, its beautiful but hard to mow. I thought about using plants or shrubs to fix the issue or fencing it for my goats. That would make my neighbors happy - not! Then I thought, - Herbal ground covers: beauty, great for pollination and edible uses. My yard is sloped so its…
New Frontier-out of the comfort zone and into the weeds
So my gardening looks a little different this year with us moving. I'm mostly transplanting into my pots, so they can move with us, some cuttings and new seedlings that have sprouted from seed from last years plants. But I'm determined to keep learning despite the craziness. And seeing all the dandelions coming up, I was…
After transplanting an evergreen from "Down Below" for Christmas, I noticed something that looks like horsetail growing in the soil. ("Down Below" is the wet space down the hill, between my daughters lawn and the river. I have noticed Horsetail, Equisetum hyemale, growing in that space earlier in the year.) Can I…