Do you have a kitchen garden or is part of your garden designed to bring food to your table? I’ve grown herbs in the past and currently have strawberries growing in a hanging basket on my balcony. Whether you are already growing food or thinking about it, here is a collaborative post on how to perfect your small kitchen garden.
Are you proud of all the plants growing in your garden? I am, even though they look like they were all thrown together in pots, with little planning (which isn’t true)! You can get some ideas on how to make your garden look nicer in this collaborative post.
I don’t know about you but I love the way certain gardens look at night, based on the lighting used. My hubby and I put up white lights on our balcony to give it a more festive look at night. Gardens at night can look spectacular with the lighting in the right place.
I find it much easier to work in my balcony garden during the spring and summer since the long days mean less shade. Gardening in part to almost full shade during the winter gets tricky for me. Here is Gardening Limited’s next collaborative post, Dark Days/LIght Years: The Impact of Shade On Your Garden.
Growing up, my parents would have an aloe vera plant just outside of our backyard door. My siblings, parents and I would break parts of the plant off if we ended up with burns, cuts, and bruises because of the aloe’s healing powers. Today I want to talk more about the amiable aloe vera plant.