Not only did the title catch my attention with mention of ‘Coffee’ but the fact that I followed a suggestion from a source on social media and use coffee grounds in my garden to help the plants. Does it really do anything ….
Why consider a Limelight Hydrangea? Not only is this shrub easy to grow, it can be found in most garden centers and the rich colored blooms may help you make your decision. There are hundreds of blooms that are about 8″x 5″ full flowers that can be cut and brought indoors. This Limelight Hydrangea was […]
There are eight more days until the first day of Autumn … someone please inform #mothernature
First introduced into my in town small garden years ago not knowing what it was but trusted the garden center owner who encouraged me to purchase my first plant. After moving to the country it was one of the plants that should have been moved but left behind. The plant is perfect for the elements […]
All summer I’ve been enjoying the shares from the West Coast via Cocoxochitl AKA Mud Baron on Social Media. The beautiful California grown veggies and blooms captured by Mud always inspires me and brings giggles no mater what mood I maybe in. Don’t you love it when people do good things to help their community? I […]
Social media has made me a better gardener and I can’t imagine growing without it. To be able to talk to people around the world who are growing in different ways inspires me. We can all learn from one another about how to grow success using the web. If it weren’t for being so active […]
Have you been seeing people from around the country of all walks of life dumping buckets of ice water over their heads? I’ve seen some pretty cool ones coming from the garden world. I was challenged on Tuesday to take the #icebucketchallenge by my friend Kerrie at SeedKeeperCo in Chicago so here it goes….. Can’t […]
This is the first year in my landscape located behind the garage that the Joe Pye weed is larger then my Oakleaf hydrangea. At first I was totally bummed that my beloved hydrangea had to be cut all the way back to the ground after the hard winter. Once the Herbaceous perennial ( Joe Pye weed) […]
This Dahlia is from LongField Gardens In my home garden today … taken with my iphone5s. Give Dahilas a chance and grow some of your own!
One of the highlights of my spring and summer is touring different gardens in the Midwest. Some of the most memorable garden tours I’ve taken in the past 6 years have been….
Road trip on Tuesday brought me to beautiful Midland Michigan to be a part of the Michigan Landscape Design Tour held by MNLA. After checking in to my hotel room located on the Northwood University Campus I headed in town to check out the sites. Thanks to the floral landscape in front of the Farmers […]