How to create a Japanese zen garden, according to experts

Jerome Powell

What are Japanese gardens? Kato said Japanese gardens are designed to allow people to connect with nature. They create a sense of peace, harmony and tranquility. Grzybek added that Japanese gardens promote being present and mindful in the moment. “It’s a very closely guarded cultural art form,” Grzybek said. “It’s […]

How Much Time Does It Take to Maintain a Garden?

Jerome Powell

Photo: Joshua Resnick (Shutterstock) According to the 2019 American Time Use Survey, people are spending anywhere from one and a half to two and a half hours in their gardens. Unfortunately, no matter what your plans are for the day, the weeds will keep growing and flowers still need watering. […]

Win $1,000 to Start Your Own Organic Garden

Jerome Powell

Photo: yuris (Shutterstock) Even though we’re well into spring, it’s not too late to plant your own garden. If you’re an experienced gardener—or at least have attempted to start one in the past—then you probably have at least some of what you need to get started again. But if not, […]