Garden Design Form Follows Function in My Garden Posted on September 28, 2016

A few years ago I took a Permaculture Design course, and while I would not consider myself a purist by any stretch of the imagination, one principal has really stuck ...


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Garden Design Right Plant, Right Place Posted on September 2, 2016

Through the year, I have quite a few visitors at my “Help and Advice” desk.  Many of these guests bring me pictures or samples of ailing plants.  Inevitably, the first ...


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Garden Design Planting and Caring for Hardy Fuchsias Posted on June 7, 2016

By Lisa Rapalus/Buyer – Shorty’s Garden and Home   Have you been looking for a perennial or small shrub with showy hummingbird attracting flowers that bloom all summer long until the first ...


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Garden Design Made in the Shade Posted on April 15, 2016

By Rob Sculley/Shorty’s Help & Advice When I moved into my place, I had a vision to create a garden filled with flowers and roses. What I had to work with, ...


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