Mother Earth Living

In the Garden





5/4/2016
The shimmer and trickle of water gardens are naturally pleasing to eyes and ears. By taking steps to make your own eco-friendly water garden, you can rest easy knowing your personal oasis is both beautifying and bettering its surrounding environment.
6/29/2015
Gardening and pets don’t always mix. These five simple tips will help you enjoy gardening and quality time with your furry friend, at the same time.
4/21/2015
Enjoy the benefits of gardening with these cheap ideas that will help you save money and produce more of your family’s food.
4/14/2015
Before you can plant a bountiful spring and summer garden consider these six basics for choosing the best garden location in your yard.
8/4/2014
Treat your skin to the wonderfully delicious scent of vanilla with this luxurious vanilla sugar scrub from Garden Apothecary.
8/22/2013
Inclement weather can really keep you out of your garden. Here are some of the challenges Mother Nature presents us and a couple of tricks you can use to keep her at bay.
7/15/2012
Sit back with your favorite herbal beverage and join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she travels from Canada to Europe and back to the United States visiting gardens and checking items off her herbal bucket list.
6/11/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady has been enjoying the 2012 Herb of the Year, the rose, in her garden. In this post, she shares her five favorite roses and instructions for how to make a delectable Rose Petal Jam.
2/16/2012
Use these five excellent resources for help planning a productive, healthy, money-saving vegetable garden this spring.
1/2/2012
As the paper garden catalog is slowly sinking in the west, the Lemon Verbena Lady is searching out herb seed catalogs and websites offering the best seed catalogs and herb seeds of every kind. This is the first installment of several catalog and website postings.
8/16/2011
The Herb Channeler gets in gear to preserve the herbal harvest for the fall and winter months. Get ideas to freeze, dry and preserve your herbs as well as bring them indoors.
6/1/2011
The therapeutics of gardening and gardens have been known since ancient times. Health care professionals acknowledge this and have been putting it to practice for two-hundred years in this country. Horticultural therapy is good for the whole person.
6/1/2011
Celebrate the father figures in your life with these ideas for herbal gifts.
1/15/2010
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s a delightful time to curl up with a stack of gardening books and begin planning next season’s harvest.
11/6/2009
The beautiful weather in Texas allows guest blogger Cynthia Meredith to prepare for winter.
5/7/2009
Sweet Bay is surprisingly easy to grow and offeres wonderfully spicy flavors to your kitchen.




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