A tall continually blooming upright bush makes a great cut flower. The Tag at Bench’s Greenhouse stated it was a Weeks Roses. . This fragrant plum has a sent of an English rose even in the heat of the summer when most roses have faded. Read More….
I’m a firm believer that you can grow successfully when you connect with others using social media. I’m so excited about this app introduced to me on Twitter. I can also click over and share it on social with my friends on #gardenchat! . I want to help you connect with this tool so be sure to check out my blog to find out how.#giveaway #gardenchat
Why dead-head … 3 easy tips from my garden and a giveaway. Tonight I’ve teamed up with our friends at Corona Tools to do a Soft Gel giveaway during the #gardenchat event. 3 participants will win a pair of the Corfort Gel Snips by Corona Tools. To view complete details be sure to follow @TheGardenChat on Twitter and visit the website at Connect-Share-Grow .com
I’ve made this pork grilled with favorite homemade sweet sauce and veggies recipe a billion times but today it is extra special because it is a part of the #FennelFriday Club. This time around I adding a new spice to this Pork loin sirloin cutlets I love to lather in a super simple homemade sauce. Be sure to follow #FennelFriday on Twitter for more great recipes for visit the website at Fennel Friday.
I’m excited to share as I journey down to North Carolina from my Ohio garden to share from this amazing event. I hope you will join in the conversation on Twitter by adding #BiltmoreRoseTrials to any questions you may have about the event or images being shared. I will do my best to get you an answer on location. Images from the event will be streaming on my website ( right column under Biltmore logo) May 17-18 for the International Rose Trial Competition. And please be sure to follow @BiltmoreEstate on Twitter for complete Biltmore ….. ( more)
I Can’t Get Enough of Home Grown Peppers and Tomatoes……The Farm Bureau enjoys working with people who grow food and understand that food production doesn’t just happen in farm fields, but also in backyards and gardens across the state. This is why they are hosting the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, a free online workshop May 14 at 7 p.m.
It is the 10th year of gardening in my Ohio country garden here in Bowling Green and like most gardeners I’ve been super busy laying out new beds, mulching, tending to my greenhouse and weeding. The biggest difference between me and most gardeners today is I would say 30% of my day is spent using […]
Do you ever get in a rut and you just can’t think gardening? What inspired you to get in the garden? If you follow my shares about gardening daily you will find it hard to believe that sometimes I get ‘burned’ out and just can’t think about design in my garden. You won’t want to miss #gardenchat ( Twitter chat forum) tonight when the guest host is HGTV gardens. I’m really excited because the topic is ‘Gardening Rut – Where do you turn?’ and I know it will totally inspire anyone who Tweets in!
Today …. my dream of being a part of Better Homes and Garden Magazine came true! Some of my favorite recipes are featured on the new BH&G website : Everyday Gardener Blog.
I started ‘birding’ a few years ago when I was obsessed with trying to get a photo of the Falcon that lives in our woods. It’s been a wonderful experience sharing photos of all the wonderful birds who stop by each spring in my Ohio garden. Read more….
Always use healthy seed starting soil. Today I’m using Pro-Mix Seed Starting Mix. Be sure to clearly mark your trays so you know what you have…
Are you interested in growing the oakleaf hydrangea in your garden? You may also enjoy reading my blog post about drying them to hang on the Christmas Tree at Christmas Presents from the Garden that was also featured on P.Allen Smiths Garden Site.
I’m noticing as I shop the garden centers this spring a trend of new gardeners filling their carts with spring blooms like the dainty little pansies. With the variety of colors available this year it’s hard not to grab a six pack of these once known as old fashion flowers. Pan American Seed is making the pansy hip to plant with it’s new trailing features.
My trips out to Bench’s always have a happy ending … trunk full of amazing blooms to add to my garden at home! I hope you stop out and visit your favorite garden center this spring.
Last year the Stark Brothers Nursery Wilson Apricot tree was just starting to fill in with new growth. The tree was filled with green and over a dozen blooms till a critter got at it. We think it may have been…..