Here on Celtic Farm we grow a large field of beautiful lavender, and the harvest has become one of our favorite events each year. We have learned quite a bit from our experience, and have outline a Guide for Planting and Growing Lavender below.
Lavandin (Lavandula) Lavender is an excellent and hardy perennial flower that attracts butterflies, bees, and other pollinators to your garden. This Mediterranean native is now … Read the rest
so one of the common questions we get is “What are the best gardening tools for a new gardener, and experienced Gardner, or Master gardener?” Of course there are million different options, and with gardening becoming such a Common hobby tool manufacturers are coming out with new tools and options nearly every day. As a master gardener I love my tools, I love gadgets and I like to bring neat … Read the rest
Running a flower farm has forced me to learn quite a bit about drip irrigation and watering systems, probably more than I would ever want to know. I thought I’d put together a Drip Irrigation tips post, and hopefully save some poor souls from the mistakes I have made over the years, save some beautiful plants and some money.
What would gardening be if there were no weeds? We all know what would be pure heaven. But that’s not reality and regardless of where you garden on the planet you will always have invasive species weed to deal with. If you haven’t read our two previous posts on weeding they are a great primer before you pick a tool that works for you. The first post, Weeding: Knowing your enemy… Read the rest
How To Water Plants in Your Yard: The Good, Bad and Ugly
Water is essential for all plants to thrive, as we learned in our first middle school science class. However, you may be surprised to learn that using the wrong watering methods might make your plants sick or even kill them. Read these 10 tips to keeping plants healthy and thriving throughout the year.