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Why I’m #gardenchat s Biggest Fan

For the past two years I’ve been watching the clock and counting down the minutes until the Monday night party begins! This Twitter based chat forum has made Monday  super exciting unlike the years before when it was only the day that marked the start of the work week. For the past few years I’ve […]
July 10, 2012 15
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Bring The Berry Revolution to Your Home Garden

It use to be you could only have your own farm fresh fruit if you had the property to grow them.  Today there are many different varieties of fruit trees and shrubs that have been cultivated for the small space grower.  If you follow my blog you know that I live in the country in […]
July 8, 2012 14
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Tu b e r o u s B e g o n i a Champagne

At first glance the bloom of the tuberous Begonia looks like a rose.  The champagne color caught my eye while shopping at a local IGC. and I just knew it would stand out on the shaded deck near our pond.  This annual has been growing in the hanging basket featured in the image above for […]
July 8, 2012 2
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Dahlia Dare To

Today’s Share From My Ohio Garden The ‘big ones’ always scared me when I would see them in the garden centers but today I grow them in my own garden fearlessly. I shared these bulbs I purchased back in April on Twitter If you ever thought you could never grow a dahlia think again.  This […]
July 6, 2012 0
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Growing Strawberry Rhubarb Pie for #SundaySupper

Click on the Image above for the Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe I love to use … it’s my Mother in Laws Recipe! Tips on Growing your own Pie When growing Rhubarb please consider where you are going to plant this LONG living perennial.  Where you plant it is where it will have to say for […]
July 1, 2012 1

I’m on 95.7 FM with Niki Jabbour Sunday AM

Hey Y’all … I’m on Canadian radio News 95.7 FM with my friend Niki Jabbour Sunday at 10 :15 am ET .  I’m super excited to share on Niki’s show all the fun that goes into preparing for a Monday #gardenchat Twitter based chat  events.   Inspiring others to get in the garden by promoting […]
July 1, 2012 0
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It’s A Hot Friday Flaunt

It’s Record High In The Garden and The Portulaca is Loving it! As July arrives so does the heat this weekend in most of the United States.  It has been a crazy growing year for us gardeners and many are rethinking how they grow in their personal gardens.  Today I’m sharing some of my Ohio […]
June 29, 2012 0
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Landscape Idea : Carpet Rose Anyone Can Grow

Today as I prepare for the heat wave that is coming across from the Midwest I took a few minutes out of my schedule to share with you one of my favorite landscape corners located at my Ohio home. You are going to love this Fourth of July color combination and a rose that ANYONE can grow!
June 27, 2012 9
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What Gardening Means To Me

This is the time of year when gardening consumes me in the most marvelous way.  Sunrise finds me capturing an image to share of the glow on my garden to fighting the dark at sunset with hopes of  get  one more garden chore checked off my to -do list. Gardening has so many meanings to […]
June 25, 2012 12