"Crazy paving," the English call it.

In mixing paving and plants, the options are unlimited: the effects can range from tidy, formal surfaces, ready to withstand regular foot traffic, to casual bursts of foliage and flowers between stones, brick, and tiles. But the end result is the same: lively garden floors that invite people to stand or walk amid the plants. … Read more"Crazy paving," the English call it.

Ideas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

original Garden paths can be completely natural or feature a combination of natural elements and man-made items. Some are made of stones of all sizes, and with borders created from everything from metal, to wood, to plastic, and even more stones. They can be simple, such as mulch or gravel, or complicated pieces of art … Read moreIdeas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

Urban Gardening: Planning Your Vegetable and Herb Garden

Most people who decide to pursue urban homesteading already have an established landscape. Finding the space to grow vegetables can create a challenge, but it’s not one that can’t be overcome with creative planning such as cottage gardening, or growing your plants vertically on an apartment patio. Urban Gardening How Much Space Will You Need? … Read moreUrban Gardening: Planning Your Vegetable and Herb Garden