Author: mil-admin

  • We’ve Got It Covered

    We’ve Got It Covered

    According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a ground cover is “a low plant or group of plants used in a garden to cover the ground”.  If we loosely interpret the meaning of “low”, that pretty much grants us liberty to plant whatever works in our situation, and call it a ground cover.  We’re no longer obligated…

  • Container Garden Maintenance

    Container Garden Maintenance

    So you’ve already been to your favorite plant nursery (hopefully Randy’s), and taken home lots of gorgeous plants which you’ve planted in all the containers on your front and back porches, the patio, the tree stump still sitting in the middle of the backyard, and the cast iron claw foot tub out by the birdbath. …

  • What Exactly is a Potager Anyway?

    What Exactly is a Potager Anyway?

    There are a multitude of books written on the history and construction of potager gardens.  An internet search on “how to potager garden”, returns over a million results, including over 150,000 videos.  Amazon lists 643 books on the subject.  So what exactly does potager mean and what is it?  What can potager gardening do for…

  • Team Players in the Garden, Anyone?

    Team Players in the Garden, Anyone?

    The best companion plants not only improve the growth or flavor of their mates, but also repel insects and critters.  Aromatic plants usually make good companions, with their abilities to discourage or distract unwanted munchers in your garden.  The would-be diners are either put off by the fragrance of the plant, or are simply don’t…