Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

Dave's Garden Articles: By Tina Bolin

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Gardening picture

Hereditary "Green Thumb"
By Tina Bolin (tmbolin)

Do we inherit our love of gardening? Is it limited to growing certain thing? Was this imprinted on us? I want to lead you through my thoughts about why I love my flowers and "poo" on the rest.

Continue reading »

Friday, December 7, 2012

Gardening picture

Will the Real Christmas Cactus Please Stand Up
By Tina Bolin (tmbolin)

I have a Christmas cactus that a friend gave me in 2005. The plant was an offshoot of her grandmotherís which was over 40 years old! Wow, a plant older than me. To see this baby in full bloom in December warms my heart. This article is aimed to show the reader the difference in a true Christmas cactus and other holiday cacti. Also I will cover how to grow and care for your cactus so that you too can have a piece of flowering history.

Continue reading »

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Gardening picture

Creating Your Zen Zone
By Tina Bolin (tmbolin)

My main reason for gardening is the tranquility and relaxation I gain in return and I've been doing this "therapy" for many years. Having my hands in the cool earth, sweating out the impurities that have invaded my body, hoeing my demons away and too many other labor intensive tasks to mention have helped my body and spirit in so many ways. So imagine my surprise at finding out how much enjoyment and calm I receive from playing with the little 10$ desk zen garden given to me as a gift. Nothing heavy to tote, no hot sun, zero garden bugs and the ease of going no further than my computer desk to seek an outlet for everyday stresses. And so began my journey into the world of the famous Japenese Zen Gardens. I hope to give you some insight of the philosophy behind these landscapes, show you amazing pictures of several large and small gardens and finally to walk you through making your very own . All you must do is choose which one that best suits your wants and needs.

Continue reading »

Friday, December 7, 2007

Gardening picture

Ginger: Not Just For Men and Houses Anymore!
By Tina Bolin (tmbolin)

Everyone knows that ginger is a spice used to flavor gingerbread men and houses. Do you know what else it can be used for? What about how to grow your own instead of buying it at the grocery? There are many types of this plant and most have uses far beyond just looking pretty. In this article I plan to enlighten you on how versatile ginger really is and that growing it is so very simple!

Continue reading »


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America