Archive of ‘Garden + Landscape + Tools’ category

Quiz: What Do You Know About Chimney Swifts? They’re Not Bats!

Quiz: What Do You Know About Chimney Swifts? They're Not Bats!

A bird best identified by silhouette, the smudge-gray Chimney Swift nimbly maneuvers over rooftops, fields, and rivers to catch its food. Its tiny body, curving wings, and stiff, shallow wingbeats give it a flight style as distinctive as its fluid, chattering call. This enigmatic little bird spends almost its entire life airborne. When it lands, […] Read more…

How To Plant and Grow Garlic

How To Plant and Grow Garlic | Sacred Habitats

Fall is the time to plant garlic which you will harvest next June or July. Both the planting and harvesting of garlic is super-easy and something you will want to do every year since nothing tastes better and stays fresh longer than garlic that you grow yourself. I usually pop the garlic cloves in the […] Read more…

Span the seasons with trees, shrubs and grasses that offer color and texture in abundance

Great Garden Combo: A Fall Landscape Scene That Lasts | Sacred Habitats

Wonderful article written by Karen Chapman on Great Garden Combo: A Fall Landscape Scene That Lasts. Karen beautifully covers the steps and details necessary for anyone to create beautiful garden vignettes. She also has a new book titled Fine Foliage with Christina Salwitz. The layout of the book is beautiful. Though the book offers a […] Read more…

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