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Gardening in zone 5b

North America is divided into gardening zones to help categorize and create organization when sharing garden information. This is where you will find information about growing in zone 5b Ohio.

Lava Lamp Coral Bell

IMG_5790.JPG Tucked under a ornamental Japanese maple tree in the small garden in between the porch and front sun room entrance of my home there are a few tiny gardens. Each year it’s been fun trying new things in between the established perennials, hibiscus shrubs and tree. I’ve had containers tucked in between hosta plants,herbs, new […]

Flower Flaunt Friday

IMG_5702.JPG Some of my fellow gardeners have shared with me how they enjoy this time of year because it is a break from all the labor in the summer garden.  I’m excited to see the color and pull things into the greenhouse to continue the growing as winter approaches.  Today I want to share with you some […]

Summer Crush on Perennial Hibiscus

Summer Crush in Michigan Garden Little did I know when I planted this 3″ pot filled with a hibiscus perennial in my new rose garden in 2013 it would quickly grow to be one of my summer crushes.  I’m talking about a few of my favorite hibiscus including Heartthrob  that has huge blooms that come back every year in my Ohio home […]