7 Benefits of Having a Bird Bath in Your Yard

Are you looking for a great way to spruce up your backyard? Maybe you want to find some yard décor that will add a pop of color or a centerpiece that will tie your other design elements together.

If that sounds familiar, you may want to consider buying a bird bath. Bird baths are versatile pieces of yard décor that offer many benefits beyond simply looking good. Continue Reading

The Fall Rose Garden Tasks

The Fall Rose Garden Tasks – The fall months of September and October are when roses perform at their peak. After faithfully following proper rose procedures up to this point, now – at last – you should begin to reap the rewards of full, vibrant, glorious blooms. Your work isn’t quite done yet, however. Although fall is the best growing time, it’s also the time you must prepare your rose bushes for winter coming onslaught. Continue Reading


A potager is a sort of cottage garden where the main ingredients are vegetables rather than flowers. It is a decorative vegetable patch and can be more or less disciplined according to your preference. At its most defined, it is not unlike a parterre, with vegetables growing in spaces delineated by low hedges or brick or gravel paths. Then it becomes a larger, more varied version of the formal herb garden. Continue Reading