Gardening just may be one of the most relaxing hobbies you’ll find, with all that fresh air, communing with nature, and the thrill of seeing something you planted actually turn into a flower (or into your dinner). But if you’ve been holding back because you don’t have a yard, then you’re missing out – and without reason, since there are plenty of easy ways to get the joy of gardening without much (or even any) backyard space to show for it.
Catmint, or faassen nepeta, is -- like catnip -- a member of the mint family. Its bluish flowers may bloom twice. Find out how to make the best of this pretty mint.
Monkey flower is a low-growing annual flower that brightens up a shady area with bright colors and unusual marking. Perfect for containers, it thrives near water or in cool climates. Learn about monkey flower.