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Why Not Succulents

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!

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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!

#BiltmoreRoseTrials May 17-18

Fullscreen capture 5142013 110348 AM 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)

Best Blog Post Ever

Fullscreen capture 5112013 125829 PM 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 […]

Find Inspiration HGTVgardens on #gardenchat

Instagram Share by BGgarden / HGTV gardens 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!