The Garden Blog at Pinder's

What to Plant in June?

Bedding plants can be planted this month for color. There are so many that can take the coming heat, like hearty purslane and portulaca, so don’t hesitate to spruce up your space before cookout season starts. There are fantastic Herbs that love the Summer heat. They can be planted now and eaten shortly thereafter! Use herbs like Mexican Tarragon, Rosemary and Oregano in your Summer...
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Mighty Mints

Mints give you the cool, refreshing feeling of a wintry day.  Mint is one of the fastest growing herbs!  When planting in the garden all mints should be given a lot of room and water.   Mint prefers a shady spot and is often planted in a pot to contain its mighty spreading habit. We grow many flavors to choose from: spearmint, peppermint, orange mint, chocolate...
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These Times

I may not be alone when I confess to finding more stress in the world today than I did when I first began my gardening adventures back in 2005.  Since then I have come back to the garden for fuel, meditation, beauty, and all forms of stress reduction.  Having a dual purpose (creation of a peaceful outdoor space and ease from overwhelm) has always helped...
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