5 Alternatives to ‘New Gold’ Lantana

5 Alternatives to ‘New Gold’ Lantana

All of us in Texas and in other drought-stricken areas are familiar with lantana (Lantana spp.) — it’s that drought tolerant, deer resistant, colorful and nearly-always blooming tough-as-nails perennial that we all use in our gardens. When a plant is as bulletproof as lantana, you’d be crazy not to use it. BUT. There’s always a […]

5 Easy Steps to Planting Strawberries

5 Easy Steps to Planting Strawberries

5 Easy Steps to Planting Strawberries   A few weeks ago, I was a guest at P. Allen Smith‘s Moss Mountain Farm for an event called “Garden2Blog” — every year in the spring, Allen invites about 20 garden bloggers from around the country to gather, meet industry sponsors, learn about new plants and products and […]

Guest Post: Creating a Yoga Garden by Jan Johnsen

Guest Post: Creating a Yoga Garden by Jan Johnsen

Anyone who knows me, knows I love gardening and yoga. And cocktails. And I’ve been known to combine all three, but that’s a story for another time. When fellow St. Lynn’s Press author Jan Johnsen released her new book Heaven is a Garden: Designing Serene Outdoor Spaces for Inspiration and Reflection” this spring, I knew […]