Gardening with Kids: Bean Tipi

Whether you’re in a postage stamp sized yard, or a pastoral acreage, creating outdoor nooks and play spaces is a simple and affordable way to add some magic to your children’s time in the yard. You’ll need: 6 bamboo poles, 6 feet tall (or other type of tall poles) twine bean seeds or plants (or… Continue reading Gardening with Kids: Bean Tipi

Espaliered Apples

  If you’re like me and you love things to look beautiful, you desire to grow your own food, and you live in the city, you just might fall in love with the centuries-old practice of espalier, which is training trees flat against a supporting structure. In the middle ages, espalier was used in castle courtyards where space… Continue reading Espaliered Apples