Strawberry Basil Freezer Jam

Strawberry Basil Freezer Jam

A fun and easy recipe for delicious strawberry basil freezer jam.

Posted Apr 24, 2017 in Into The Kitchen by



Garden of Repeatin'

Garden of Repeatin'

Ideas and tips on reusing and recycling household and out of the box items for your garden.

Posted Apr 20, 2017 in The Garden's Edge by



Garden of Night Delights

Garden of Night Delights

Use these simple tips to add allure and eye-catching elements that stand out at night.

Posted Apr 17, 2017 in Show Me How by



Top 12 Small Trees & Shrubs to Attract Butterflies & Birds

Top 12 Small Trees & Shrubs to Attract Butterflies & Birds

Use a variety of plants and flowers to bring color and interest to your garden or containers, while also attracting some of mother nature's pollinators.

Posted Apr 13, 2017 in Digging Deeper by Tamara Horne



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Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose (Helleborus species)

Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose (Helleborus species)

Dense growing, palmate foliage brings lush coverage to shady gardens. Large, yet elegant saucer to cup-like blooms appear anywhere from late winter to mid-spring depending on variety and garden zone.



Arborvitae, Cedar (Thuja species)

Arborvitae, Cedar (Thuja species)

A diverse species that comes in a variety of forms and foliage colors. This is a slow-growing shrub, making it a good choice for novice gardeners or those who want big color with little maintenance. The feathery evergreen foliage is a refreshing sight in the winter landscape. Many…



Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens glauca)

Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens glauca)

Symmetrical, pyramidal tree with stiff horizontal branches. Gray-green to blue-green needles are very rigid and form all around the stem. More drought tolerant than other Picea species.



Rosemary 'Sudbury Blue' (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Rosemary 'Sudbury Blue' (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Strongly upright plant. The aromatic, flavorful leaves can be used fresh or dried to add flavor to meats and sausages, stuffings and stews. Try adding fresh sprigs to vinegar or olive oil to create delicious sauces or dressings. Plant along walkways or in mixed borders to enjoy the…



African Violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)

African Violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)

A rosette of lush foliage supports a beautiful display of blooms throughout the year. Depending on variety, flower types vary from single to double and even ruffled, in a wide range of colors. Brighter, filtered light is best in winter months for continuous flowering.