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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.

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 […]

Lazy Bird Watch

Birds Does every gardener take to birdwatching in the winter months?  At first last year when I started networking the birds I spotted and took photos of from my office window I felt a bit odd.  I guess I always thought of birdwatching as a hobby old people enjoyed doing because it was something you could […]

Story Behind The Name

One of the highlights of being involved on Twitter is sharing and learning from my #gardenchat friends.  From time to time I get a questions that would make a creative blog post topic and this entry happens to be one of those posts.  Today I’m inviting you to join in on this topic as well […]

Autumn Away with the Wind

In a short windy evening, the beautiful color in the landscape was whisked away.  The color splashes throughout my surrounds is now tossing and turning as the winter winds arrive.     I’m missing that autumn walk out my mudroom door as my Aussie Olivia takes her spot in the warm lawn ( photo above). Getting down […]