Today I hope to play ‘ketchup’ by starting a traditional blogging trend with this share from a rose I brought home from a spectacular garden center in North Carolina this past …..
The gardens are the canvas as nature creates and shares art….. This image is from my back landscape behind the garage. It is by far one of my favorite hydrangeas – the oak-leaf hydrangea. I’ve shared this shrub on my social networks for well over 6 years and can’t stress enough how it is a […]
A tall continually blooming upright bush makes a great cut flower. The Tag at Bench’s Greenhouse stated it was a Weeks Roses.
. This fragrant plum has a sent of an English rose even in the heat of the summer when most roses have faded. Read More….
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!
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!
Why dead-head … 3 easy tips from my garden and a giveaway. Tonight I’ve teamed up with our friends at Corona Tools to do a Soft Gel giveaway during the #gardenchat event. 3 participants will win a pair of the Corfort Gel Snips
by Corona Tools. To view complete details be sure to follow @TheGardenChat
on Twitter and visit the website at Connect-Share-Grow .com
What will you miss most about Spring 2013 … please stop by and leave a comment.
Want to learn how to grow your own veggies at home? Check out this Google Hang-Out Web Event to learn more. In this video Pam Bennett, with Ohio State University Extension and myself share information about basic gardening. We cover raised beds, soil, composting, easy veggies to grow and more.
I’m excited to share as I journey down to North Carolina from my Ohio garden to share from this amazing event. I hope you will join in the conversation on Twitter by adding #BiltmoreRoseTrials to any questions you may have about the event or images being shared. I will do my best to get you an answer on location. Images from the event will be streaming on my website ( right column under Biltmore logo) May 17-18 for the International Rose Trial Competition. And please be sure to follow @BiltmoreEstate
on Twitter for complete Biltmore ….. ( more)
I Can’t Get Enough of Home Grown Peppers and Tomatoes……The Farm Bureau enjoys working with people who grow food and understand that food production doesn’t just happen in farm fields, but also in backyards and gardens across the state. This is why they are hosting the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, a free online workshop May 14 at 7 p.m.
It is the 10th year of gardening in my Ohio country garden here in Bowling Green and like most gardeners I’ve been super busy laying out new beds, mulching, tending to my greenhouse and weeding. The biggest difference between me and most gardeners today is I would say 30% of my day is spent using […]
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!
Today …. my dream of being a part of Better Homes and Garden Magazine came true! Some of my favorite recipes are featured on the new BH&G website : Everyday Gardener Blog.