Are you interested in growing the oakleaf hydrangea in your garden? You may also enjoy reading my blog post about drying them to hang on the Christmas Tree at Christmas Presents from the Garden that was also featured on P.Allen Smiths Garden Site.
I’m noticing as I shop the garden centers this spring a trend of new gardeners filling their carts with spring blooms like the dainty little pansies. With the variety of colors available this year it’s hard not to grab a six pack of these once known as old fashion flowers. Pan American Seed is making the pansy hip to plant with it’s new trailing features.
Making it spicy this week with my favorite veggies and Fat Cat Foods. This recipe is super easy and will make everyone at the dinner table happy. It’s super important to have a spicy sauce with flavor and not over powered by heat. I was lucky enough to receive six samples thanks to my foodie […]
This year in my home garden I’ve got some exciting new veggies and blooms growing from seed. The art of growing a beautiful garden from seed is quit easy if you just take the time to read careful planting directions for each variety and have patience. The little bit of effort will be well […]
April showers … well you know! The rain storm brought many puddles to our Ohio garden. It was much needed rain in our garden that was very dry for the month of April. I’m sure if I checked the state records for rain fall we are under expectations. With this in mind we are enjoying […]
From my 2009 archive Corso’s Nursery and Garden Center Sandusky, Ohio Last stop on our Mothers Day Greenhouse Road trip was further down the scenic Ohio lake shore drive to Sandusky, Ohio. I have been down this road 1,000′s of times in my life because it is main route to Cedar Point Amusement Park. It’s […]
I have been wanting to check out local growers featured on the Maumee Valley Growers Website to help support local growers. I spent the morning copying the addresses into our GPS for an afternoon of Greenhouse Touring. What a perfect day to enjoy a scenic ride East out toward the Lake. First stop on my Mothers Day Greenhouse Road Trip was Barnes in Huron, Ohio. It was a great day for a drive and an even better day to see how local growers were doing on one of their most busiest retail days of the season. This large greenhouse ……
Wishing everyone a very Happy Bloom Tuesday from my Ohio garden! Miniature variety of Daffodils that were forced indoors when I originally purchased them and now grow in my landscape. Be sure to plant them in the landscape after they are done blooming indoors to insure a bloom the following year. The white primrose finally […]