From garden to bouquet

From garden to bouquet

Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tend...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Create a healthy foundation for fall plantings

Create a healthy foundation for fall plantings

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsFall is a great time to start a garden or renovate an existing planting bed. The soil is warm while th...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Manage water where it falls for a healthier landscape

Manage water where it falls for a healthier landscape

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsToo much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and...

July 21st, 2018 |  



Garden your way to better health

Garden your way to better health

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsBreak out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit. Gardeners have always kn...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Natural pain relief is as close as your garden

Natural pain relief is as close as your garden

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsBusy schedules, over indulging, and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion ...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Summer care for perennial gardens

Summer care for perennial gardens

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsKeep your perennial gardens looking their best throughout the hot summer months with a bit of midsumme...

June 30th, 2018 |  


The art of water-wise gardening

The art of water-wise gardening

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsMaking a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits. Less time and water wasted means mo...

June 16th, 2018 |  


Grow unique edibles to wow your guests

Grow unique edibles to wow your guests

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsMake your next gathering one to remember by including a few unique vegetables on the relish tray, as a...

June 9th, 2018 |  


Twelve must plant pollinator-friendly flowers

Twelve must plant pollinator-friendly flowers

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsFill your garden with colorful annuals you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for out...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Caladiums brighten shade gardens all season

Caladiums brighten shade gardens all season

By Melinda MyersFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsTuck them into the garden, pop some in a container or dress up a window box. Then water as needed, add...

May 26th, 2018 |