The healing way of Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy, the medicine of simply being in the forest. Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine.
One of the first plants to flower each year is an often overlooked member of the mint family, yet, by mid-April it can be found growing in large patches. The flowers of Purple Dead Nettle (Lamium purpureum) begin to appear in mid-March, and the leaves will often stay around all year long.
It took mother nature a little bit to bring the chilly days in November, but now they’re here! Most recently, we’ve been talking Fall preparation: Fall bulb ideas for Spring, Fall lawn and garden planning, and planting bulbs.
In some recent blog posts, we’ve been talking about Fall bulb ideas for Spring, Fall lawn and garden planning, and how to plant bulbs. In addition to those, this week we’ll discuss Fall composting, natural items that are safe to compost, and a few other tips and resources!
In a recent blog, we talked about Fall maintenance and prepping for Autumn. Last week was about buying bulbs ASAP and thinking about a Spring 2017 theme. This week: a how-to list on planting bulbs in the Fall! Time to get your home Spring-time-ready!
It’s that time of year where pumpkins and mums reign supreme, but this week’s blog is all about the bright yellow daffodils and deep purple irises that you want popping up at Spring’s first sign in 2017! Looking ahead and developing the best designs for your home’s landscape can be a little intimidating, but fear not, Gardenalia Pittsburgh is here to help with our Top Fall Bulb Ideas for Spring!
Welcome back, readers! In our last blog, we discussed top ways to handle maintenance for your vacation time, and this week Gardenalia continues to bring you the luxury landscaping and organic home lifestyle with our series on home and garden tips. This week we look at some top ways to get rid of crabgrass!
Does your child love to dig into dirt piles and see what soil looks like up close? Do they look forward to picking delicious vegetables for dinner out of the family (or neighbors) garden? Not only can children and teenagers learn valuable lessons from home gardens, but so can young adults, and us (adults).