Growing a Table Setting

20140219-014213.jpg 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 […]

Magic Bunny

Magic Bunny Guess What …. it snowed again in my Ohio garden! I had to shovel a 2 foot deep drift to get into the bunny barn / greenhouse today. I’m totally smiling and giggling because I couldn’t wait to hold and play with my little compost maker named Magic Bunny! Can’t view this post : Click […]

Digging Deep with Fran Sorin : Podcast

Fran Sorin : Roof Top Gardening Have you ever read a book that motivates as it inspires you to express yourself in the garden.  I felt that way about Fran Sorin’s book ‘Digging Deep’.   Fran challenged me almost a year ago when I first read her book to get organized with my creative side in the garden.  Tonight I’m honored to […]

Facebook at 10

Fullscreen capture 252014 110513 PM I’m having so much fun looking at all my friends Facebook videos that were launched yesterday on the popular social media site.  The videos make me feel so many different emotions such as watching the video of my sister in law  who is fighting cancer made me cry.  Here is my video provided by the […]

TwoGreenThumbs Helps You Grow Big on a Little Scale

twogreenthumbs 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 […]

Reading Spring on My Sun Room Coffee Table

Table Setting at Pottery Barn Cozy in the our family sun room enjoy the view of the winter wonderland outside. It is hard to believe that Spring is a little over a month away as I watch the snow reports featuring another foot of snow. On the coffee table in front of the snow scene windows lay publications filled with […]

Greenhouse on the Coldest Day in Century

Top Shelf .. Summer Garden This has been one of the coldest and snow covered winters I can remember since I was a small child.   Just breathing  while outside is horrible.   It has truly been a season to remember with records being broke with snow fall and temperatures. In the 70’s we had sweatshirts that read ” I […]

Google+ and Gardening with Shawna Coronado

Google Speech 1 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 […]

Four Seasons of Roses 2014 by Susan Fox

Gagas Garden Podcast 14 10143 PM 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 […]

Easy Garden Fresh Pizza Recipe

It's Tropical Pizza Time Looking for a quick taste of summer?  Why not make up a homemade pizza for tonight’s dinner. The fresh veggies and fruit being chopped up in the kitchen warming up from the oven ready to bake is a great way to keep warm and think of summer. Load up the crust with fresh diced pineapple. […]

Attract Winter Wildlife and Preparing for Spring in the Garden with David Mizejewski

Birds 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 […]

January In My Ohio Greenhouse

greenhouse 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 […]

The Quiet Before the Winter Storm

20140104-211031.jpg 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 […]

Out for a Snow Walk

The Path Behind The Garden Northwest Ohio received a beautiful covering of white snow on our landscapes for New Year’s Eve. I wanted to share the experience with you all so I took some video while out on a snow walk in the woods around my garden. If you can’t view this video – please visit my youtube channel at […]

Don’t Forget To Update in The New Year

New Year Header on Google+ Happy New Year Everyone! I’m not going to go on a rant about New Years Resolutions because after 44 years of ringing in the new year I know they do not always lead to success. However, evaluating the year past and making sure things are organized for the new year can lead to success. Today […]

Tis The Season In My Garden

Home Winter Tis the Season and I want to share with you some favorite images from my garden landscape that I’ve shared on social media over the last few days along with a winter landscape tip. Tis the Season to enjoy nature and all that it brings to the garden.  I want to share with you a […]

Sunshine Award

sunshine-award 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 […]