forest bathing

If you thought the hundred-year-old oak in your city park was impressive, you won’t believe how long some trees can survive! Many of these ancient trees are located in or near popular tourist destinations, so you can even go visit them if you like. Methuselah. Thought to be the oldest living tree in the world,…

Your roses will be in full bloom this summer, offering luscious scents and beautiful blooms for you to enjoy. But since many roses can be a bit picky, follow these tips to properly care for them during the hot summer months. Watering is essential. Roses can suffer in hot, dry weather, so ensure that you’re…

Many of us will be celebrating the fourth of July at home this year, so why not make it the best Independence Day ever? These ideas can help you plan the perfect BBQ island space. Location. You can install a BBQ island anywhere in your yard, but you will probably prefer it on a porch,…

insects are our friends

We all love nature, but there are some elements of nature that need to stay out of our gardens! Here are some ways to give Peter Rabbit the boot, without resorting to chemicals, poisons, or trapping. Rabbits. Rabbits are actually repelled by some plants, so including tomatoes, rhubarb, garlic, hot peppers, basil, mint, and catnip…