The Knock-Out Rose Shrub is a sure win in any condition in your Midwest garden.
The delicate flow of the heirloom iris was the perfect end to our romantic weekend.
My greenhouse sister has this wonderful tradition of flaunting some of her fabulous blooms on Friday. I hope you will stop by her site and check out what she has growing in her Northern Garden. You saw my RED on the previous post so here is my white. My blue is captured with my fisheye […]
This weekend my husband and I celebrate our 19th year of marriage. I can’t believe we are getting close to 2 decades of being a couple. As I look back on how fast the time has past by I came across a few photos from our first home. I couldn’t help but remember what inspired […]
Yesterday I was recognized as one of the top10 garden Twitter users. I love making new contacts on social media networking sites so this was a real treat to be ‘RT’ ( retweeted). To show my excitement for being noticed on this fun site I decided to do a Top 10 of my own. Sunflowers […]
My children enjoy sharing from the Garden on Mothers Day. Mothers Day morning I awoke to my children bringing me breakfast in bed and a garden full of spring blooms. It was time to get planting those containers as I usually do this time of year. My goal is to have the containers in place […]
It starts out like this… While working in one of the shade gardens late last night I was startled by this blue bloomer. I of course ‘gasp’ because it is too dark to snap the ideal photo. This Centaurea hides in the shade along the woods. Her bloom reminds me of something you would see […]
There is something about the Coppertina that reminds me of Fall. This treasure I’m sharing from my garden was added 4 years ago after touring Spring Meadow Nursery in Michigan. The Coppertina by Proven Winner was new that year. When I brought her home she was carefully wrapped in a plastic bag,given to me as […]
Snow in May at Bostdorffs Greenhouse in Bowling Green, Ohio Busy Weekend but I will return on Monday to share more from my Greenhouse Visit – Bren
I can relate to this image of the tulips being weighted down by the blessings of spring. It is kind of like the gardener in spring with all the laboring chores that must be done to keep the garden looking her best. Some how, we come out shining evening with the weight that had been […]
For Bloom Tuesday I am sharing my favorite spring blooms and the sweet little busy ‘bee’ helper who assists me in planting today! What is your favorite bloom today in your garden? – Bren
I am excited to share with you my adventures in Chicago with Shawna Coronado and her cute little Pup Harry too! – Bren Shawna Coronado at the CFGS 2010 I’m not sure when Shawna and I first met online. I do remember that finding her webpage at GardeningNude.com was an eye opener for me. After […]