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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.

Wilson’s First Spring

Arrival of the Tree You can imagine our surprise when when this super skinny box arrived last spring from Stark Bro’s. Desperate  to get some apricots from our own garden we were eager to get this sapling planted!   We had tried a few different apricot tree varieties but nothing seemed to survive the winter back in our Ohio […]

What’s Your Favorite Flower

Dahlia Share from 2011 Monday on Twitter I came across this blog share from one of my #foodie friends who blogs at The Adirondack Chick. The first bloom that came to mind while retweeting her link was the majestic dahlia blooms that took over my landscape last summer just outside my greenhouse.   I quickly clicked over to her blog […]

Totally Spring Fertilize Friday

Peonies Tree in Early Spring Ohio Garden Spring in My Ohio Garden Spring has sprung super early in most of the Midwest gardens this year due to unseasonable warm temperatures.  It has been exciting to see all the green that isn’t usually present in my typical spring photography shares from my garden.  Today to contribute to the Fertilize Friday blogger event that […]

Tulips and Tomatoes

spring tulips in April While my April tulips are putting on a show it is my reminder that I need to finish up the early indoor starting of my Summer tomatoes and peppers. I took this photo this afternoon while out weeding.  It is a windy day in my Ohio garden but I’m loving the color and the time […]

Live Stream from My March Ohio Garden

Lilacs in late March Last night we had some wicked cold temperatures hit our part of the country after a few weeks of amazing above normal weather that has brought signs of early summer to our gardens.   According to the tweets I was reading the day before, many were covering their shrubs, perennials and moving annuals indoors.  First of […]

I Miss You Yellows

African Bush Daisy by Costa Farms This is the Ball : Durango Flame French Marigold I think my favorite Fertilize Friday / Flaunt Your Blooms shares that I participate in on my garden friend Glenda’s site take place in the winter. In the summer it is hard to decide which bloom I’ll pick from the garden to talk about. In the […]