Keep it simple during the Holiday season is what I’m all about. In this post I share with you a recycled box from my garden and some trimmings from the Christmas tree that became the center of attention at our coffee table this December. Needed For This Project 1 container or decorative box 3 large […]
One of my favorite accessories in the garden is my collection of black metal lanterns. I use these simple pieces in the landscape year-round. During the Holiday season I love to dress them up to match my home. Red bows and greener to match the theme on the outside of our home to welcome friends […]
The pumpkin pie plate is being stored until Christmas, searches are being done for creative ways to incorporate leftover Thanksgiving turkey into the weeks meal plan, and the Christmas tree is ready to be decorated. This year Thanksgiving came late in the month and it feels like a huge rush to move on to the […]
Do you believe there is such a thing as too much of a good thing? When it comes to certain roses I believe there is no such thing as too many. Today I’m encouraging my readers to stop and smell the roses in pairs. When you are shopping for roses pay close attention to how […]
There is a section of my garden near the woods that grows these cute tiny blue blooms in early spring. These blooms grow natural and I have yet been able to plant ID them. I can’t help but wonder if the first gardeners who planted crocus in the lawn was trying to recreate this natural […]
The fan like leaves that can be used for dried crafts and the tall majestic form the mature Ginkgo tree takes on makes this a favorite in my Ohio landscape. I fell in love with the tree when we moved to the country and became the owner of this tree also known as the maidenhair […]
One of the highlights of spring is watching these sweet scented blue bulbs called Muscari explode in the border of my landscape. Today I’m sharing with you a few of the reasons I’ve added these blooms to my gardens for over 20 years and how easy they are to add to yours. If you are […]
It was the one plant left behind in Chicago zone 5 at the Independent Garden Show
. Could YOU just walk away from a plant that would be thrown in the dumpster? I’m a true plant-fanatic so this little orphan was coming home to Ohio with me!
It’s another rose share
for me… so much going on in my greenhouse, home and garden and this Lorette Lynn rose from Biltmore Estate Garden Center is captivating me today in the garden.
Master Gardeners and Editor Dr.Ronald J. Elardo
from the Conifer Quarterly
shares with me the ghost in his Michigan garden.
It’s always so hard to keep it ‘short ‘ on #wordlessWednesday post but I want to participate from my garden in Ohio. Today I’m sharing the Red Blanket Flower that I know you will love because they are EASY to grow if you have a full sun location in your garden. I planted these seeds […]
We are just a few short weeks away from the winter that has been forecast to be one of the worst we’ve had in a few years according to my farm friends in the Midwest. The vibrant color in the …..