Late Winter Pruning
Hortus Conclusus – Latin for "enclosed garden." A medieval garden enclosed by walls, usually rectangular in shape.
Dear Gardening Friend,
Are you planning on a new garden or redesigning part of your existing garden this year? If so, the best place to start is with the walls. That's right, gardens can and should have walls to create room-like spaces.
In this week's Journal I'll show you some examples of how you can create enclosure in your garden with walls, fences, hedges or even a few well positioned containers.
Learn more about it in this week's Journal.
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