My trips out to Bench’s always have a happy ending … trunk full of amazing blooms to add to my garden at home! I hope you stop out and visit your favorite garden center this spring.
Last year the Stark Brothers Nursery Wilson Apricot tree was just starting to fill in with new growth. The tree was filled with green and over a dozen blooms till a critter got at it. We think it may have been…..
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 […]
In spring of 2008 I was encouraged by my dear friend Jen to start blogging about my garden. Today is my Blog-Anniversary! Thank you all who have encouraged me to share my world with all on social media.
Let’s teach our kids about Earth Day by having a Plant Party! The month of April is a time to celebrate Earth Day as well as bring awareness to the many different houseplants that are kid friendly. My #LittleHelper Having Fun Decorating The Plant Party Container The ‘O2 four You’ program by Costa Farms is […]
Who doesn’t love a glass of wine in the garden? Now how about a create place in a garden show to enjoy local wines? One of my favorite gardens at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show was the shows wine garden. The hard-scape mixed with the landscape design breath taking. The images don’t completely capture […]
Each year thousands of fishing enthusiasts gather down along the Maumee River in Northwest Ohio to participate in the great Walleye Run. Yesterday I happen to be driving by the ‘Walleye Madness’ and couldn’t believe I found an open spot along the Maumee River to capture the Canadian Geese that were enjoying the day in […]
There’s a photo contest going on over at the National Wildlife Federation site and I’m thinking about entering a few photos from my front porch. Grace Kitty Watches This Canadian Who Stopped By That Goose Was Back Again Today Not only have we had a few visits from the Canadian geese this first week in […]
The really funny thing about the #vine app is how I was introduced to this app that was introduced in January 2013 for iphone users. One winter afternoon I noticed a few of my social media favorites to follow on Twitter were talking about ‘vine’. I immediately got excited to see that everyone was talking about gardening. Within seconds of my tweets about