Entries from August 2009

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Iris Art

Iris by Pris 🙂 Perennials are wonderful to have in the garden. Many are almost carefree once they are planted. Oh yes, you have to dig up and divide every few years for optimum bloom, but other than that, you are pretty free of work once the plants are planted. But you do sacrifice something. […]

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Growing Mints and Herbs in your Dorm

TheGardenLady received this question from Jessica. I was wondering what you thought about Yerba buena. I discovered this plant today and love the lemony minty smell to it. I wanted to know if it’s a dorm friendly plant. I’ll be living in Mills College in Oakland, CA. I was thinking of buying a small bamboo […]

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Rice Field Art in Japan

The article below has been going around the internet and is being posted so that TheGardenLady readers can see what creative gardeners can accomplish. To see more of the art check out this site or this site. Stunning crop art has sprung up across rice fields in Japan. But this is no alien creation – […]

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Schultz’s Moisture Plus Potting Mix

TheGardenLady received this question from Andrew. I recently had some plants that I transplanted From 1.6L pots to 3.5L pots. For the first sized pot I used a mix of plain peatmoss/perlite/topsoil/black earth. I noticed that I had to water these plants every 2/3 days depending on the heat outside. Now that I’ve put my […]