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 […]
A friend on Twitter shared earlier that she was enjoying the day in two speeds:slow and slower. This is Tweet totally captured my Sunday as I spend it sharing memories with my family. My Dad was awesome…. … If you saw my shares ‘down by the river’ yesterday I have my father to blame for […]
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 […]
It was four years ago I grew my very first heirloom veggie to my knowledge. I’ve been growing edibles for over 20 years but never really thought about the details of what I was growing. My first heirloom seed was Japanese Black Trifle Tomatoes that were a gift from my Twitter friend Colleen I can […]
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.
Have you ever read a book that motivates as it inspires you to express yourself in the garden. I felt that way about Fran Sorin’s book ‘Digging Deep’. Fran challenged me almost a year ago when I first read her book to get organized with my creative side in the garden. Tonight I’m honored to […]
Trying to hide something in your landscape? Why not use the peonies shrub? Read more on my #throwbackthursday share from my in town garden.
I’m having so much fun looking at all my friends Facebook videos that were launched yesterday on the popular social media site. The videos make me feel so many different emotions such as watching the video of my sister in law who is fighting cancer made me cry. Here is my video provided by the […]
Miniature gardening is a trend in the garden industry that just doesn’t seem to be loosing popularity anytime soon. Google search gardening or stop in at your local garden center and you will find many new products available for the miniature garden enthusiasts. The really cool thing about growing miniature gardens is that you can […]
Cozy in the our family sun room enjoy the view of the winter wonderland outside. It is hard to believe that Spring is a little over a month away as I watch the snow reports featuring another foot of snow. On the coffee table in front of the snow scene windows lay publications filled with […]
This has been one of the coldest and snow covered winters I can remember since I was a small child. Just breathing while outside is horrible. It has truly been a season to remember with records being broke with snow fall and temperatures. In the 70’s we had sweatshirts that read ” I […]
One of the best ways to connect with others who garden is to use social media platforms like Google+. There are many who share daily using this popular site featuring organized photo galleries and video hang-outs. I have been active on my G+ page for over a year now and enjoy all the new gardeners […]
I love sharing daily year-round about roses so when I received my copy of Four Seasons of Roses by Susan Fox you can imagine my excitement. Susan provides a calender, plenty of note space and detailed information about what to do in your rose garden January – December. One of my Favorite Rose Shrubs to […]