As a gal who loves to play with plants on a daily bases I would like to share with you my top picks for anyone wanting to get out and grow something. Tonight on #gardenchat Twitter it is all about gift giving. Be sure to join in the conversation on Twitter to find out what ….
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 […]
The other day on Facebook I shared the new wreath I had just hung from the P.Allen Smith Holiday Collection in hopes that my friends could help me decide what to put in the containers to complement on the mantle in my home. The response was over whelming and I wish….
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 […]
Today is #SmallBusinessSaturday and I want to do a quick reminder to my garden friends to be sure to check out your local IGC ( Independent Garden Centers) to see what they have growing on for the Christmas Season. Did you know that The Twitter hashtag #SmallBusinessSaturday started back in 2010 and was used to […]
A lifestyle blogging friend of mine did a post about how Thanksgiving is late this year so it is appropriate in the blogging world that she share her Christmas tree she finished decorating this week. With that in mind I don’t feel like guilty sharing a recent visit to one of my favorite places in […]
I love gardening and sharing with people about my experience on social media. In the new year I would be speaking at a few major garden shows on some of my favorite subjects. Kicking off the new year at Great Lakes Trade Expo in Grand Rapids Michigan. Many landscape and nursery owners from the Midwest […]
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 […]
It’s Autumn in the garden and the spring bulbs are all planted for 2014 and leaves are being raked so its time to tuck some apples in! The recipe I’m sharing today will fill your home with amazing seasonal scents of cinamon, sugar, nutmeg and apples. I loved hearing my teens ‘ mmmm….. smells pie’ […]
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 […]