The fan like leaves that can be used for dried crafts and the tall majestic form the mature Ginkgo tree takes on makes this a favorite in my Ohio landscape. I fell in love with the tree when we moved to the country and became the owner of this tree also known as the maidenhair […]
It was the one plant left behind in Chicago zone 5 at the Independent Garden Show
. Could YOU just walk away from a plant that would be thrown in the dumpster? I’m a true plant-fanatic so this little orphan was coming home to Ohio with me!
It’s another rose share
for me… so much going on in my greenhouse, home and garden and this Lorette Lynn rose from Biltmore Estate Garden Center is captivating me today in the garden.
Master Gardeners and Editor Dr.Ronald J. Elardo
from the Conifer Quarterly
shares with me the ghost in his Michigan garden.
We are just a few short weeks away from the winter that has been forecast to be one of the worst we’ve had in a few years according to my farm friends in the Midwest. The vibrant color in the …..
The gardens are the canvas as nature creates and shares art….. This image is from my back landscape behind the garage. It is by far one of my favorite hydrangeas – the oak-leaf hydrangea. I’ve shared this shrub on my social networks for well over 6 years and can’t stress enough how it is a […]
Are you a ‘soon as your head hits the pillow you are out’ kind of person or does it take some time to find that inner peace before drifting off to sleep land? I don’t usually have a hard time falling to sleep even during the busy times in my life over the past year […]
A Tuber in a Package I bought in April is Gold in The October Garden As I snap photos to share on instagram this Tuesday of the stunning dahlia bloom in my late October Ohio garden it hard to believe there were once a piece of root I picked up at the local garden department […]
In a short windy evening, the beautiful color in the landscape was whisked away. The color splashes throughout my surrounds is now tossing and turning as the winter winds arrive. I’m missing that autumn walk out my mudroom door as my Aussie Olivia takes her spot in the warm lawn ( photo above). Getting down […]
We couldn’t have been more lucky with the weather we are experiencing. The beautiful blue skies and t-shirt perfect weather is making it easy to spend every minute of daily light out getting the treasures that will be spending the winter in the greenhouse in their place. It is the first year in the 2 […]
Is it just me or does it seem like when we are home with some time to spend in our gardens the time goes by so very fast? This weekend was totally one of those moments for me and my family as we spent most of our time dodging the storms and putting together a […]