The Edible Flowers for the Garden

The Edible Flowers for the Garden

What flowers can you eat?  Ideas for an edible garden. Herbs and vegetables are not the only foods gardens produce. Many flowers also serve as savory salads, the base of sweets and of natural garnishes. Savories The purple blossom heads of chives, when mixed with a chopped tomato, salt and pepper, serves as a simple […]

Mother's Day Gardening Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gardening Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Gardening Mom A Mother’s Day Survey* shows that Gardening Mothers want Health and Happiness for their children, “…Oh, and a little something for the Garden too please!” We asked a group of mothers, “If you could have anything from the gardening supply shop or nursery as a gift from […]

The Three Ps of Pansies

The Three Ps of Pansies

The Three Ps of Pansies | Popular, Pretty and Practical Popular  Few gardens don’t welcome at least a small patch of the bonneted violet hybrid Viola x wittrockiana cvs. Clusters of pansies will grow in shallow soil and even spread between cracks in rocks and stone. A variety can be found in almost every colour from the palest […]