Category: Garden Tool Reviews

Ornamental Oxalis in the Garden oxalis

Ornamental Oxalis in the Garden

I love oxalis in my garden! Before you all think I’ve lost my mind, I’m not talking about the horribly invasive oxalis weed that threatens to take over lawns and gardens everywhere.   I’m talking about the many varieties of colorful and well-behaved ornamental oxalis hybrids. The ornamental varieties often get overlooked in the nurseries, not […]

A Side Yard Makeover – plus a HUGE giveaway! side yard makeover

A Side Yard Makeover – plus a HUGE giveaway!

Side yard makeovers are some of the most popular posts on my blog, and for good reason. (you can see why here and here)!  First, though, for those who aren’t quite sure what a side yard is – they’re the long and narrow sections of your garden that flank one or both sides of your […]

A Skinny Space Before-and-After plus a Giveaway!

A Skinny Space Before-and-After plus a Giveaway!

As  I wrote about in my last post, time is a critical element in the garden. When planting a new garden, it’s understandable to want your plants to hurry up and GROW.  But, you just can’t rush it no matter how big of a plant specimen you buy, or how close you plant them together. Time is needed to let […]

Dewit Potting Scoop

Dewit Potting Scoop

A few years ago my friend (and gardener extraordinaire) Shawna Coronado traveled to the Netherlands to spend a little time with the folks at the DeWit Tool company.   Shawna had the once-in-a-lifetime experience of not only designing, but making the prototype of her ideal version of a potting soil scoop.  The scoop has since been […]

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