You may have passed dried beans in the bulk section at the store or pre-bagged and ready for sale with other dry goods without a thought, but they actually have a lot of uses, and not just edible ones.
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, but unfortunately, the standard celebrations are often out of line with my ethics. For example, almost everything associated with Halloween is disposable, single-serving, or synthetic. Eek!
Sometimes the simplest solution for a problem area in your landscape is to work with the existing conditions rather than trying to change the environment. This is especially true for areas in your garden where the soil stays saturated or