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Edible Rugosa rose ‘Hansa’, Nature Hills #Giveaway with Good Berry Bad Berry AND Plants with Benefits!

Posted by on March 7, 2016

Gardening with Confidence is partnering with Nature Hills Nursery, once again, to bring you a unique opportunity. We are hosting a #giveaway for two of my books, Good Berry Bad Berry and Plants with Benefits, AND a rose from Nature Hills that fits both categories–a good berry and a plant with benefits, rugosa rose ‘Hansa’. See #giveaway […]


Helen’s Haven Wildlife Pond

Posted by on February 10, 2016

My garden, a wildlife habitat I call Helen’s Haven, is located in a suburban area of a traditional neighborhood. Helen’s Haven has water sources throughout the garden because water is an important factor in attracting and sustaining wildlife. Several years ago when I put in the fountain with a large reservoir, frogs arrived almost instantly. I wanted more; I wanted frogs and other amphibians in the back garden as well.