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Container Envy at Chippewassee Park

IMG_3143.JPG 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 […]

Growing Cucumbers

Burpless Cucumbers Nothing beats picking a fresh cucumbers from it’s lush green vine and adding slices to your favorite summer menu or just for snacking.  Cucumbers have been at the top of my list for easy veggies to grow because the seed is easy to grow and your will be able to harvest most varieties in under […]

How to Grow Strawberries in Hanging Baskets

Strawberry Plant in My Landscape Most home gardeners grow strawberries in containers because they are low on space. You will find hanging baskets growing strawberries in my home garden because the attractive plants welcome family and friends to pick a few and enjoy. How to Plant a Strawberry Hanging Basket The other day my Social Media pal @HandyHelen tweeted me […]

Why Not Succulents

Succulents make eye-catching container plants because they’re easy to grow and they can be found in most any retail center. I really love how you can grow succulents just about any where!

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Angelia Stonecrop and Desert rose Kalanchoe on my deck this summer

A Few Things To Remember For Successful Growing

  • Make sure container has proper drainage.
  • Protect your container from all danger of frost as autumn approaches.
  • Succulent containers love a full sun windowsill in the winter months indoors.
  • Do not over water – they love to grow on the dry side!

ENJOY …. and be sure to post lots of photos of your container on Twitter, Google, Facebook adding #gardenchat hashtag so we can all see!

Find Inspiration HGTVgardens on #gardenchat

Instagram Share by BGgarden / HGTV gardens 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!

Amaryllis Natural : No Soil

20121213-190515.jpg Have you ever grown anything with no soil? I was inspired by a photo on Google+ this morning by Nancy Wallace  (Garden Consultation) to try growing my amaryllis in a glass container with no soil. I had seen images of bulbs growing this way before in a few popular home magazines but have never actually […]