Spring is right around the corner and I wish someone would tell Mother Nature …. more snow in the forecast! This post I’m filling with Spring which is alive and in bloom at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show
The footage is from a delightful garden tucked behind an English couples home in Kent. I loved seeing how the gardens were laid out and how you were welcomed into each room with established trees, roses and perennials. I was inspired to try growing poppies again …..
Spring is just a few short days away and many are looking forward to getting out into the garden to grow something. Here are a few quick tips that have saved me time and money in the garden that I hope will help you as well. 1. Composition matters … don’t just buy one perennial […]
One of my favorite seeds to sow direct in my Ohio garden is the zinnia seed. There are dozens of different varieties in all shapes and sizes making this the bloom that will work in any mostly sunny to full sun landscape. I have been direct sowing zinnias for over 10 years in my Country […]
It’s the final count down … but what does the first day of Spring really mean? Yesterday I had the honor of hosting a Pinterest Twitter
chat event called #Pinteresting . The topic was ‘Spring Gardening’
What a great way to welcome Spring – Stop by the Pinterest Blog to find out more : Oh How Pinteresting
Houseplants always look amazing in the garden centeres but there are a few I bring home and they just don’t look so good after a few weeks. Today I’m talking with Steve Asbell who is a Garden Writer, Artist and Author of ‘Plant By Numbers : 50 Houseplant combinations to decorate your space’. I received […]
There is no denying that one of the highlights of summer is home grown tomatoes. If you have every experienced growing your own and being able to pick your own fruit and bring it into your kitchen to dice up for a meal or snack. Tomatoes are just all about healthy living no matter how […]
Post by Brenda Haas. Comments on Facebook Post : Lisa Eldred Steinkopf I can’t wait to read it! I read her first book and loved it! January 31 at 7:56pm · Unlike · 2 Brenda Haas Lisa, I didn’t read the first one… I hope it’s ok to read out of sequence ! January 31 […]
Growing what I can bring to my dinning room table is what I enjoy most about growing. Today as I sort through seeds I’ve saved I can’t help but imagine how beautiful a table set with zinnias,snapdragons and dahlias as the center piece will look during the Summer months. Growing a Table Setting A few […]
Guess What …. it snowed again in my Ohio garden! I had to shovel a 2 foot deep drift to get into the bunny barn / greenhouse today. I’m totally smiling and giggling because I couldn’t wait to hold and play with my little compost maker named Magic Bunny! Can’t view this post : Click […]
I’m so excited to support my home towns Museum of Art and this fabulous exhibition that I’m doing a giveaway on my site. All you have to do is ….More information about the exhibition please visit the Toledo Museum of Art Website.