Throwback Thursdays are quickly becoming my favorite day to blog over the winter months when I can’t be out in my garden. I love looking back at my garden from years past to find that I really wasn’t that ‘bad’ of a gardener. Today I’m going to share the deck my husband build to perfection and the landscape I kind of threw together.
It’s been a while since I chased a sunset. Living in the woods during the winter season doesn’t make for many colorful sunsets to enjoy. Tonight I caught a beautiful scene just outside of Lansing Michigan on the way to the Great Lakes Trade Expo. Leaving Ohio through a mild wintery mix of snow and […]
You know me … I’m always asking questions! Wait till you see what folks responded with when asked what their favorite flower is and why.
The Christmas decor are all put away and it’s time to freshen up the home with some inspirations from spring. A quick trip to Hobby Lobby and for under $15 I’ve put together a new wreath for the fireplace in the Great Room. These are the 4 branches of silk flowers I bought today. I […]
This summer during the MNLA designer landscape tour we visited by Dahlia Hill in Midland. This was quite the experience not only because I love growing dahlias but because art sculptures on the property were amazing too! About Dahlia Hill 1966 Crisann Breed gave her mother yellow and red dahlia tubers for Mother’s Day. Her […]
Trying to make this wordless but …… I can’t wait till Summer!!!!
This is the year to get involved and start growing a community gardens in your area. With Project Orange Thumb your dream of growing fresh food while beautifying your community can become a reality. Fiskars is tripling the number of grant recipients to award 30 applicants $3,500 in cash and tools. The deadline to submit […]
After a week in the single digits and a few inches of snow the fog came and crystallized the garden by weeks end. The images in this blog post are from the morning walk I took around the garden as the sun heated up the branches of the trees and the wind that blew made […]
Why attend a local seed swap? Meet some amazing people who enjoy growing and collect seeds that you won’t find any where else. I’m excited to share with you these awesome seed swap events on this post today. Come collect some seeds!
Amy shares with me some houseplant growing tips and her excitement over her new eBook : Winter Houseplant Care … Podcast here!
If you’ve ever visited the North in during the winter months you know it can bet very drab and sometimes very hard to remember the landscapes filled with warming growth during the summer months. Today Master Gardener and artist shares her love for watercolors on a podcast presentation….
Happy #HouseplantAppreciationDay everyone. If you are like me growing up in the 70’s we had many houseplants throughout….
It just goes to show that blooms can make ANYTHING look beautiful – even a Poop Machine! I love the varieties Bostdorff Greenhouse added to this display because…
I love seeing the kids excited to garden. It would be awesome if every school could have an indoor gardening space like this one. What about in nursing homes and hospitals : just imagine the healing powers of living with greens growing so close at hand.