Our Home Garden: Ramblings and Thoughts

Fruit crops in your landscape

Many of us today have heard the phrase “foodscaping” or edible landscaping.  For those who haven’t, it’s when you are using major areas of your lawn or landscape to grow food on.  While I’m all for this, not everyone is feeling this trend.   You can, however, still use many different fruit crops to add interest […]

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Garden Years: One through Five

When we arrived at the gardens here at our new home in Winchester, Virginia, at Thanksgiving in 2004, there appeared to be nothing pleasing outside at all. Overgrown trees and vines were everywhere. We knew that we needed to do something and fast. The house was built in 1840, and despite having water and limited […]

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