A few days ago I had the honor of speaking with one of my favorite West coast garden writer friends. I was so excited to hear all about his upcoming garden lectures and his new book coming out in early 2013 that I wasn’t ready when he asked me ‘What do you call your yard?‘. […]
The week of August 21 was a week of whirlwind extravaganza in the garden world for me and many others who connect in the windy city for the IGCshow. Kick off began with the big #gardenchat LIVE in Chicago event in the amazing Peterson Garden Project. Tuesday morning most of the social media gurus from […]
no words … just amazing images for Wordless Wednesday!
Do you find yourself spending time clicking over to Twitter to see if someone has Tweeted about a blog post you just shared or if you just have to check out what is making the popular trendy hashtag? I’ve got just the site to recommend for! This is a site that will help you stay […]
A Favorite Seed I can depend on each year … the sunflower! Gardening isn’t always easy … but it is truly a labor of love. This summer left many gardeners feeling frustrated and looking forward to Autumn according to many comments I’ve seen on the social networks. I will admit during the drought days we […]
This summer I was a guest at the Garden Writers Media Day (#GWMediaDay) put on by Proven Winners, Spring Meadow Nursery, Walters Garden and Garden Crossings Greenhouse near Lake Michigan. My daughter and I had a wonderful time with talented writers from the Ohio, Michigan and Indiana regions. One the last day of our trip […]
There is nothing more fragrant then the fresh bloom of the gardenia plant. This beautiful species caught my eye back in late winter last year when I was a guest of Costa Farms to view the amazing trial gardens in Miami, Florida where their greenhouse are located. One thing I’ve learned as a photographer is […]
I’m going to totally brag about my addiction to sharing images and connecting with people in this blog post today. I’m still all giggly about the fact that I won a Takeya Iced Tea Kit just by doing what I love to do most : Pinning! A few weeks ago I was going through my […]
My very first citrus shrub that was gifted from Black Diamond Nursery in Perrysburg,Ohio. I had just completed a photo assignment in 2009 for a project I was doing for Garden World Report featuring some of my favorite garden centers and what they were doing during the holiday season. You can find out more about […]
This is the year of the rose in my garden. Thanks to all the information and social networking support from my rose enthusiast friends I’m being adventurous and growing roses I never dreamed of trying in my Ohio garden. The other day while shopping at a local garden center I came across this healthy looking […]
Busy week ahead with heading to the Independent Garden Center Show and loading up the GMC and throwing a party with LaManda at the Peterson Garden in Chicago. I made a commitment to spend most of the day on Saturday cleaning up around the front landscape of my home. I’m glad I made that choice […]
A glimpse into my rose garden that i was inspired to design by my friends on Twitter. You will also find a few of my feline friends who just love to enjoy the garden with me.