It is the 10th year of gardening in my Ohio country garden here in Bowling Green and like most gardeners I’ve been super busy laying out new beds, mulching, tending to my greenhouse and weeding. The biggest difference between me and most gardeners today is I would say 30% of my day is spent using [...]
Do you ever get in a rut and you just can’t think gardening? What inspired you to get in the garden? If you follow my shares about gardening daily you will find it hard to believe that sometimes I get ‘burned’ out and just can’t think about design in my garden. You won’t want to miss #gardenchat ( Twitter chat forum) tonight when the guest host is HGTV gardens. I’m really excited because the topic is ‘Gardening Rut – Where do you turn?’ and I know it will totally inspire anyone who Tweets in!
I started ‘birding’ a few years ago when I was obsessed with trying to get a photo of the Falcon that lives in our woods. It’s been a wonderful experience sharing photos of all the wonderful birds who stop by each spring in my Ohio garden. Read more….
Always use healthy seed starting soil. Today I’m using Pro-Mix Seed Starting Mix. Be sure to clearly mark your trays so you know what you have…
Are you interested in growing the oakleaf hydrangea in your garden? You may also enjoy reading my blog post about drying them to hang on the Christmas Tree at Christmas Presents from the Garden that was also featured on P.Allen Smiths Garden Site.
I’m noticing as I shop the garden centers this spring a trend of new gardeners filling their carts with spring blooms like the dainty little pansies. With the variety of colors available this year it’s hard not to grab a six pack of these once known as old fashion flowers. Pan American Seed is making the pansy hip to plant with it’s new trailing features.