As herb and vegetable gardens, composting and other aspects of green living become more popular, many people with limited outdoor space are looking for ways to squeeze the most out of it. Read more.
Staten Island’s Freshkills Park was once the world’s largest landfill, a dumping ground for New York City’s abundant heaps of garbage. Eloise Hirsh, administrator of Freshkills Park and president of the Freshkills Park Alliance, was tasked with transforming those hundreds of acres of compiled garbage into an enormous, activity-filled public space. Read more.
Ultra violet has been declared the color of the year by Pantone, the color gurus. Add ultra violet to your garden with several plants from First® Editions Virtual Violet® Lilac, Groovy Grape™ Butterfly Bush, and Grape Lollipop™ Phlox. Proven Winners® offers Violet Satin® Rose of Sharon, Lanai® Purple Star Verbena, and Surfinia® Purple Majesty Petunia. For purple vegetable and fruit options, check out Fine Dining Lovers blog. Explore ultra violet.
It’s time to make plans for next year’s garden. Need inspiration? 2018 Trends in Garden Design has 8 ideas for your home and garden including embracing small gardens and restoring habitats.