Poppy Love

Poppies are probably one of my all-time favorite flowers for planting in the spring For more planting of cool season flowers, go to Cool Flowers-Early Spring Bloomers.¬†But for your infusion of poppy info and cool facts, read on. Satiny, frothy, picoteed, ruffly, frilly, glowing, shimmery..............the adjectives go on and on to describe poppy blossoms. There …

Home Sweet Home-Providing the Perfect Habitat for Native Bees

Custom Condo Attracting bees with the right plants is important, but what about inviting them to make a home nearby with attractive ready-to-move-in housing? A custom condo became my project in the winter for solitary native bees of all kinds who come knocking on my door for a place to lay their eggs. Curb Appeal …

Micro Greens-Nutrition-Packed Veggies

Have you ever been served a dish in a restaurant which was garnished with colorful and vibrant ¬†greens? Most likely these were microgreens, know for their visual appeal, and crunch. Though minuscule in size, they are concentrated with nutrients. Studies have shown that micro greens are loaded with good stuff, such as vitamins C, E, …