all about soil
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all about soil

I have had a lot of questions about the importance of soil amendment. It's definitely not the fun part of gardening, but it's the most im...

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New roses for my garden
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New roses for my garden

My favorite roses are David Austin Roses. I have over a dozen of the Floribunda (Iceberg) planted in our yard. They’re classic white blooms that bl...

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Peonies
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Peonies

"Had I but four square feet of ground at my disposal, I would plant a peony in the corner and proceed to worship." -Alice Harding, The Book of the ...

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ROSES
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ROSES

When we first bought our home there was no yard to speak of. We had to tear everything out and start from scratch, at the time I was sad that the...

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FLOWERING TREES
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FLOWERING TREES

Today I thought I would do a quick rundown of the flowering trees that we have in our yard. Just a reminder that I am located in Salt Lake City, UT...

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Columnar Hornbeam Tree
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Columnar Hornbeam Tree

  If you've been following our Instagram, then you know how much I love to garden. This summer we're all spending more time at home, and there's b...

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