Here in Chicago, we’ve had little to no snow. None has stuck with temperatures ranging in the 30s and 40s so far this December. Not bad for Chicago, but let’s take a look at the benefits and non-benefits of snow in relation to our gardens. Snow, Uh Oh Heavy snow can break branches on trees [...]
A Little Bit About Gardening
Archive for December, 2011
Christmas is just around the corner. Besides your tree and wreaths, you can add a little nature in your holiday spirit with bark, pine cones, and ornaments made of natural fibers.
These are so beautiful, I had to share. With instructions from Ordinary Life Magic, add these ice lanterns to your holiday decor! Collect bits of nature, freeze them in a container, add a smaller container to make the candle’s spot, and keep in the the cold out of doors. Would be a nice substitution for [...]
With the Holiday Season here….what in the world do you get a gardener? Magazine subscriptions are great. I look forward to their wise words each month! Organic Gardening Mother Earth News Garden Design Tools Root Vegetable Storage Bin Rubber Work Boots or Shoes Seed Bon Bons infused with Herb Seeds, cute idea Houses Bird Beneficial [...]