Although there are many compact growing bean plants I totally love the asparagus yardlong bean that grows…. more favorites to grow in 2015
Looking through Christmas decoration images from years past I came across this image of my fireplace mantel decorated with dried flowers from the summer garden. I totally forgot about 2006 when I was first introduced to perennials with flowers that can be dried. One of the first plants I grew was the German Statice after […]
Here are 8 summer garden memories that I hope will help warm your heart on this first day of winter 2014.
Maria Zampini has teamed up with Pamela Bennett of The Ohio State University to co-author the only book you will ever need to understand garden speak! She is a familiar face if you’ve been to any garden center or garden show event. You can also find Maria on the HGTV Home Plants Website where she […]
There is nothing better than fresh flowers in the home for the Holiday Season. I love bringing home rose, mums, fresh greens and daisies to use in vases on the dining table. The blooms remind me of summer to come and keeps a smile on my face knowing that spring won’t be to far away! […]
Today is National Poinsettia Day and I have been enjoying all the shares on social media featuring one of my favorite house plants. A few weeks ago during a trip to one of my local garden centers I was introduced to the Poinsettia Trials. Many of the plants that the greenhouse house was featuring were […]
Listen is as the House Plant Guru shares the inside scoop on growing and caring for the Christmas cactus.
I grew this carrot in my raised bed garden. What a surprise to pull it out and find it was different than the others. What did I do? Is this a bad thing? Social Media Gardening Shared @BG_garden to much organic matter in your soil will cause multiple root growth. — matthew robinson (@matthewtheplant) December […]
One of my favorite images from the raised bed garden mainly because I can still taste the amazing salads we made with red romaine, napa cabbage and the bright orange Nasturtium blooms. Everything in this photo was grown from seed except for the napa cabbage that I bought as a start plant from a local garden […]
Join in the #DIGGINGDEEPCYBERBOOKPARTY this week for your chance to win gardening products and a copy of Fran Sorins best seller ‘Digging Deep : Unearth Your Creative Roots Through Gardening ‘.During this event we celebrate the publication of Fran Sorin’s 10th Anniversary Edition Digging Deep, a personally engaging book that gets to the heart, soul and “why” […]
This isn’t the first year I grow Tithonia, also called Mexican Sunflower but it sure did make an impression in my garden this year. When I picked the…
The best part about the holiday is baking cookies, making meals family and friends, and giving gifts to get people in the garden
Winter came early this year with our first snow fall on November 14. I can’t begin to tell you how thankful I’m we were able to get the veggie garden covered with a few inches of manure from the neighbors horses. Upon completion of spreading the manure I had to share an image on Social […]
Every Autumn it is always a treat to check out the new pumpkins and squash I’m finding at garden centers and farmers markets. I’ve always been fasinated with growing pumpkins but have only been successful a few times. There really is an art to growing beautiful squash and pumpkins and today #canninglive host Janet Cassidy […]
Just before sunset in early November I spotted something big fly up into the treeline close to my greenhouse in my Ohio backyard. At first I thought it might be one of the eagles that nest close by but as I looked closer the bird was much ‘fatter’ and its head was small. As I got about […]
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