It’s been a while since I chased a sunset. Living in the woods during the winter season doesn’t make for many colorful sunsets to enjoy. Tonight I caught a beautiful scene just outside of Lansing Michigan on the way to the Great Lakes Trade Expo. Leaving Ohio through a mild wintery mix of snow and […]
The Christmas decor are all put away and it’s time to freshen up the home with some inspirations from spring. A quick trip to Hobby Lobby and for under $15 I’ve put together a new wreath for the fireplace in the Great Room. These are the 4 branches of silk flowers I bought today. I […]
This is the year to get involved and start growing a community gardens in your area. With Project Orange Thumb your dream of growing fresh food while beautifying your community can become a reality. Fiskars is tripling the number of grant recipients to award 30 applicants $3,500 in cash and tools. The deadline to submit […]
Why attend a local seed swap? Meet some amazing people who enjoy growing and collect seeds that you won’t find any where else. I’m excited to share with you these awesome seed swap events on this post today. Come collect some seeds!
If you’ve ever visited the North in during the winter months you know it can bet very drab and sometimes very hard to remember the landscapes filled with warming growth during the summer months. Today Master Gardener and artist shares her love for watercolors on a podcast presentation….
Clicking through photos from gardening 2014 I came across this image of the begonia that spent the winter in my master bathroom. The plant survived …however it got really ugly! Loading Ask me about the garde ugly project… This is going to be fun! #gardening #gardenchat View on Instagram Of Course … you know me […]
The end of 2014 is leaving us with plenty of sunshine… I’m not going to complain because ( read more and see the video from the greenhouse here)
These are my top flower picks from 2014 gardening in hardiness zone 5b Ohio. Under each images I feature I will share what I loved most about the bloom. Nasturtium Growing the nasturtium from seed in early spring is rewarding not only because it is an inexpensive seed but because it is easy to grow. […]
They are the co: creators of the community for anyone interested in plants, gardens and green spaces. Meet Bill and Tracy Blevins of PlantsMap.com Both are extremely active on social media sharing their passion for gardening. I love following Tracy on Twitter because she is always sharing something new from the garden world. Bill Blevins […]
It’s Monday … when I turned on my PC and started my Pandora playlist for background music as I worked the first song was Manic Monday. This weekend was our first hard frost in Ohio and I lost a few pretties outside but everything I wanted to save for next year or grow over the […]
Today was going to be a Throwback Thursday featuring my first garden and the lessons I learned growing under a walnut tree way back when. When I went to find the image I remembered sharing on TwitPics years ago the sight read : PANIC!!!! I didn’t save most of my images from when I first […]
Cats have always been a very important part of my life. When I was in 3rd grade my elementary teacher encouraged me to start a….
The season is passing by so fast this year … leaves are falling and the garden seems to be holding on. Today I want to share with you some of my favorite shrubs and perennials in a short video. Thank you for visiting my garden today – Happy Autumn Support my Friends Carol and Kerrie […]
This just maybe my last walk and share from my front rose garden to capture the blooms for 2014. After being cheated out of a spring filled with new rose blooms I’m not going to complain about the abundance of blooms this late in the season. It’s killing me not being able to cut them […]
Each Autumn a few of my local garden centers carry a few new varieties of chrysanthemums. It is so much fun to look at the spectacular show on display at the center and pick a few new ones to grow in my home garden. This month while looking for a tree to replace one we […]
It’s almost Autumn and I’m totally in the mood to decorate the garden as we head into the fall season. One of my favorite things to do is to head out for a drive and check out the sights and sounds in my area as the season changes. Trunk full…. Time to head home and […]