Alright, that's enough of that! If the mosquitoes don't make your life miserable, the heat will, and smoke from wild fires is enough to make you rethink your gardening obsession.
Fall seems to be on the way, and it's a relief after the hottest and driest summer on record in my area.
I've always loved blue. Many other people prefer blue over any other color, so add some to your garden. This can be in the form of blue flowers, or garden art - it's all fair game.
There are so many choices of planters and containers to use - some of the most fun are made of metal - see more about how to choose and use metal planters here;
I've reopened my Succulent Identification service, after a few years in hiatus - find out what your plant is, and some tips on how to care for it, from a Certified Horticulturist;
Sedum is a great genus, spread all around the globe, in pretty much every environment you can think of.
They're versatile, beautiful and easy to grow - some of them make great houseplants in a sunny window.
Find out which ones grow indoors;
Still wanting more? Join the Facebook group Rustic and Succulents DIY - we'd love to see you there!