is here and the leaves are falling way to fast for me. I can’t keep up with what is going on outside and I literally have to remember to breath and take it all in before it is gone.
Fall is the most colorful time in my Midwest garden as the plants and trees show off one last time before going to sleep for the winter. Here are a few of the sights you won’t want to miss from my Midwest Autumn. These are a few of the things I love most about Autumn. […]
Have you ever looked back at images from your garden and laughed about something you had planted together? As I grabbed a DVD filled with images from gardening past for ‘Throwback Thursday’ shares today I was shocked to see I actually did a display AND took photos of it on my porch with greenhouse growing pots. […]
Each Autumn a few of my local garden centers carry a few new varieties of chrysanthemums. It is so much fun to look at the spectacular show on display at the center and pick a few new ones to grow in my home garden. This month while looking for a tree to replace one we […]
It’s almost Autumn and I’m totally in the mood to decorate the garden as we head into the fall season. One of my favorite things to do is to head out for a drive and check out the sights and sounds in my area as the season changes. Trunk full…. Time to head home and […]
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 […]
One of the highlights of spring is watching these sweet scented blue bulbs called Muscari explode in the border of my landscape. Today I’m sharing with you a few of the reasons I’ve added these blooms to my gardens for over 20 years and how easy they are to add to yours. If you are […]
It was the one plant left behind in Chicago zone 5 at the Independent Garden Show
. Could YOU just walk away from a plant that would be thrown in the dumpster? I’m a true plant-fanatic so this little orphan was coming home to Ohio with me!
Beautiful day for a drive in Ohio as the tree have taken on breathtaking color and the air is crisp with scents of dried leaves. Watch out for the fields being covered with cow manure … there are a few scents out there you might not want to take in. OVER ALL – it is […]
It’s another rose share
for me… so much going on in my greenhouse, home and garden and this Lorette Lynn rose from Biltmore Estate Garden Center is captivating me today in the garden.
Master Gardeners and Editor Dr.Ronald J. Elardo
from the Conifer Quarterly
shares with me the ghost in his Michigan garden.
We are just a few short weeks away from the winter that has been forecast to be one of the worst we’ve had in a few years according to my farm friends in the Midwest. The vibrant color in the …..