❈ In The Garden ❈
Maison campagne dans le Sud
Visite maison : photo deco maison, photo deco interieur
Lotusland is the historic estate of Madame Ganna Walska and current location of a non-profit botanical garden in uniquely designed landscape gardens located in Montecito, near Santa Barbara, California, United States. The Lotusland estate is open to the public by advance reservation only, with walking tours 1½ to 2 hours long through the distinctive gardens.
Japanese Garden,Lotusland, Monticito, CA
moorish-inspired courtyard garden
An innovative, ergonomic solution to turning water on and off! At the push of a button you can control water flow to your hoses and sprinklers. Available in single-tap and two-tap styles. The Single-Tap Adapter can be installed at the spigot, between two sections of hose, or at the hose end. The Two-Tap Adapter allows you to attach two hoses to a single tap, with a separate on/off button for each.
Winter-Sowing 101 BELIEVE IT OR NOT, you can start a summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:
Pergola Season! Helpful Tips To Building Your Own... There is no mistaking it - we are in full-blown "pergola building season" at the farm. Ever since building our own and then a few more for friends and family a few years back - our "hobby" has grown to making quite a few each year ( See : Building Our Farm One Pergola At A Time)
Great idea! A trellis across raised beds
SECRET Fertilizer :) My 'fertilizing cocktail' consists of mixing 1/2 bottle of cheap beer, 1 tablespoon of Epson salts, and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion in a watering can (1-2 gallons). I do this to ALL my vegetable, flowers, and indoor plants. You will definitely notice the difference in a few weeks! Don't waste too much money on the beer. Cheapest still works great -- plants aren't picky!