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.
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 […]
Trying to hide something in your landscape? Why not use the peonies shrub? Read more on my #throwbackthursday share from my in town garden.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]