Michele Owens

Michele Owens
Garden Design - GRD0311_NB2
Witch hazel extract is a natural astringent is said to be the most widely used botanical in the world—even more than aloe. Used in a variety of beauty and medical products, the extract is distilled from the twigs and branches of the witch hazel plant during the winter. Read More »
How to take care of your plant roots. Read More »
Garden Design - Jorge Mayet Sculpture
Recent discoveries show that plant roots do much more than carry food and water upward; our notes from the underground talk about the latest discoveries in root science and discoveries. Or as Michele Owens writes "plant roots are arguably the Huffington Posts of the [plant] realm—aggregating the players, reacting to the news, and shaping the... Read More »
Witch Hazel
Witch hazel, which blooms in the middle of winter, is a natural remedy for the wintertime blues. With flowers that resemble delicate bits of yellow, copper, or red ribbon, witch hazel is not only a burst of color, but can also produce a delicious and powerful fragrance in the icy air. Plus: We list six of our favorite witch hazel varieties. Read More »