We couldn’t have been more lucky with the weather we are experiencing. The beautiful blue skies and t-shirt perfect weather is making it easy to spend every minute of daily light out getting the treasures that will be spending the winter in the greenhouse in their place. It is the first year in the 2 […]
The blooms are opening on the Mums and the leaves begin the fall from the trees as the sky weeps. With all the rain we’ve received this week I can’t help but wonder if those are tears of happiness of sadness.
Back in early Spring I tweeted a S.O.S. out to my gardening friends on #gardenchat. It was no surprise that I was connect to at least a dozen garden enthusiast all eager to help with advice or at least rally the troops for more information. Once the questions were answered and my fear of roses […]
I would rather be called a ‘Tweeter’ then a ‘blogger’ and in this short share I’ll tell you why. When I wasn’t out in the garden today preparing for the cold days ahead I was at my desk putting the finishing touches on a podcast and networking the community growing on #gardenchat. When I finally […]
Not often do I find myself giggling about unseemly acts as I did during what you are about to hear today. I’m excited to add to my podcast collection, a piece created with my friend Billy who is not only a talented garden writer for Fine Gardening, but also happens to be a witty social […]
Loaded with fun photos using iphone camera app. Do tell if you are ready for Autumn?
It appears cold weather is moving in early this year bringing unseasonal temperatures at night and possibility of frost is in the forecast. If you are like me and wait till the last minute working best under pressure you know that it isn’t too late to get a greenhouse up NOW so you can continue […]
Quick Video Sharing How EASY It Is To Have Costa Farms At Your Finger Tips! A little over a month ago I took the ‘plunge’ and I purchased a smart phone. I not only went ‘smart’ …. I went really smart and bought an Iphone. Now keep in mind I was already an ipad […]
Nothing Fancy In a Used Plastic Cup The month of August brought plenty of dry wind and little precipitation while I traveled away from home for garden events. With all the containers in my yard it is impossible to expect them all to be cared for as well as they should be while I’m away. […]
Growing from seed definitely makes me passionate about my harvest. What have you grown from seed this summer?
Summer Dahlia Happy to have had a busy summer filled with nonstop gardening fun but hard to believe that we are turning the page on the calendar to September 2011. I’m not going to say ‘what,where, or when’ only we have so much more growing fun a head of us for 2011. In the photo […]
When we first moved into our home in the country I was very excited to see that hollyhocks were on the property. However, the previous owner didn’t pick the ideal location for these old fashion easy to care for flowers. The assortment of mauve, pink, and white hollyhocks were located up against the house. In […]