Growing what I can bring to my dinning room table is what I enjoy most about growing. Today as I sort through seeds I’ve saved I can’t help but imagine how beautiful a table set with zinnias,snapdragons and dahlias as the center piece will look during the Summer months. Growing a Table Setting A few […]
It was four years ago I grew my very first heirloom veggie to my knowledge. I’ve been growing edibles for over 20 years but never really thought about the details of what I was growing. My first heirloom seed was Japanese Black Trifle Tomatoes that were a gift from my Twitter friend Colleen I can […]
I’m so excited to support my home towns Museum of Art and this fabulous exhibition that I’m doing a giveaway on my site. All you have to do is ….More information about the exhibition please visit the Toledo Museum of Art Website.
Miniature gardening is a trend in the garden industry that just doesn’t seem to be loosing popularity anytime soon. Google search gardening or stop in at your local garden center and you will find many new products available for the miniature garden enthusiasts. The really cool thing about growing miniature gardens is that you can […]
One of the best ways to connect with others who garden is to use social media platforms like Google+. There are many who share daily using this popular site featuring organized photo galleries and video hang-outs. I have been active on my G+ page for over a year now and enjoy all the new gardeners […]
I love sharing daily year-round about roses so when I received my copy of Four Seasons of Roses by Susan Fox you can imagine my excitement. Susan provides a calender, plenty of note space and detailed information about what to do in your rose garden January – December. One of my Favorite Rose Shrubs to […]
Your garden might not be overflowing with flowers and butterflies in January, but winter offers some unique opportunities to enjoy the animals that are around. It’s also the perfect time to start planning your spring garden. We’ll chat about how to attract winter wildlife and what you should be doing in your garden now to […]
Amaryllis bulbs that I feature from my home garden are from Longfield Garden’s. They have variety of amaryllis from old favorites like Red Lion and Christmas Gift to new varieties like Nymph or Evergreen. Amaryllis bulbs will bloom 4-8 weeks after planting ….
Winter is one of my favorite seasons because you can experience the best of all seasons in Ohio. Indoors many tropical and houseplants are blooming that remind me of summer and outside a few leaves from Autumn are dancing in the trees that nestle in my landscape. The new beginnings that Spring brings is in bloom […]
Did you know there were some pretty amazing horticulture enthusiasts up in Michigan last week for the Great Lakes Expo? I’m still pinching myself after being a presenter at this informative event held in Grand Rapids by the Michigan Nursery and Landscaping Association. I will have to toot my horn in a later post when […]
Preparing for the last two days for another punch of winter coming across the Midwest. Grocery shopping for extra of the basics like milk, eggs and toilet paper. This storm is really making me nervous because I have to head to Michigan for the Great Lakes Trade Expo tomorrow when we are suppose to be […]
What do those who love to share gardening on their social network do when the gardens are covered with white mulch? Most of us share images and gardening tips from the growing season and dreams of what is to come in the new growing season. I enjoy sharing the Christmas season through images from my […]
As a gal who loves to play with plants on a daily bases I would like to share with you my top picks for anyone wanting to get out and grow something. Tonight on #gardenchat Twitter it is all about gift giving. Be sure to join in the conversation on Twitter to find out what ….