Spring is just a few short days away and many are looking forward to getting out into the garden to grow something. Here are a few quick tips that have saved me time and money in the garden that I hope will help you as well. 1. Composition matters … don’t just buy one perennial […]
One of my favorite seeds to sow direct in my Ohio garden is the zinnia seed. There are dozens of different varieties in all shapes and sizes making this the bloom that will work in any mostly sunny to full sun landscape. I have been direct sowing zinnias for over 10 years in my Country […]
What a great way to welcome Spring – Stop by the Pinterest Blog to find out more : Oh How Pinteresting!
Houseplants always look amazing in the garden centeres but there are a few I bring home and they just don’t look so good after a few weeks. Today I’m talking with Steve Asbell who is a Garden Writer, Artist and Author of ‘Plant By Numbers : 50 Houseplant combinations to decorate your space’. I received […]
There is no denying that one of the highlights of summer is home grown tomatoes. If you have every experienced growing your own and being able to pick your own fruit and bring it into your kitchen to dice up for a meal or snack. Tomatoes are just all about healthy living no matter how […]
Post by Brenda Haas. Comments on Facebook Post : Lisa Eldred Steinkopf I can’t wait to read it! I read her first book and loved it! January 31 at 7:56pm · Unlike · 2 Brenda Haas Lisa, I didn’t read the first one… I hope it’s ok to read out of sequence ! January 31 […]
Growing what I can bring to my dinning room table is what I enjoy most about growing. Today as I sort through seeds I’ve saved I can’t help but imagine how beautiful a table set with zinnias,snapdragons and dahlias as the center piece will look during the Summer months. Growing a Table Setting A few […]
Guess What …. it snowed again in my Ohio garden! I had to shovel a 2 foot deep drift to get into the bunny barn / greenhouse today. I’m totally smiling and giggling because I couldn’t wait to hold and play with my little compost maker named Magic Bunny! Can’t view this post : Click […]
I’m so excited to support my home towns Museum of Art and this fabulous exhibition that I’m doing a giveaway on my site. All you have to do is ….More information about the exhibition please visit the Toledo Museum of Art Website.
Have you ever read a book that motivates as it inspires you to express yourself in the garden. I felt that way about Fran Sorin’s book ‘Digging Deep’. Fran challenged me almost a year ago when I first read her book to get organized with my creative side in the garden. Tonight I’m honored to […]
Trying to hide something in your landscape? Why not use the peonies shrub? Read more on my #throwbackthursday share from my in town garden.
Miniature gardening is a trend in the garden industry that just doesn’t seem to be loosing popularity anytime soon. Google search gardening or stop in at your local garden center and you will find many new products available for the miniature garden enthusiasts. The really cool thing about growing miniature gardens is that you can […]
This has been one of the coldest and snow covered winters I can remember since I was a small child. Just breathing while outside is horrible. It has truly been a season to remember with records being broke with snow fall and temperatures. In the 70’s we had sweatshirts that read ” I […]
I love sharing daily year-round about roses so when I received my copy of Four Seasons of Roses by Susan Fox you can imagine my excitement. Susan provides a calender, plenty of note space and detailed information about what to do in your rose garden January – December. One of my Favorite Rose Shrubs to […]
Your garden might not be overflowing with flowers and butterflies in January, but winter offers some unique opportunities to enjoy the animals that are around. It’s also the perfect time to start planning your spring garden. We’ll chat about how to attract winter wildlife and what you should be doing in your garden now to […]