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Cold Frame Gardening

Cold Frame November Update

Just under a month ago we got the covers on my 4’x4′ raised beds. At that time the celery, radishes and the Italian salad seeds that had reseeded were growing strong. I was so busy in the landscape that I didn’t get the carrots in that I wanted. No worries …. I will stick a […]
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Top Shelf .. Summer Garden

Greenhouse on the Coldest Day in Century

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 […]
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January In My Ohio 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 […]
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Head Start on Spring Gardening

One of the really cool things about having your own home greenhouse is being able to get a head start on spring. It maybe 50*F one day and then snow storm the next in March in zone 5b Ohio where I live and grow. My 10’x12′ is a safe haven for annuals that wouldn’t make it outdoors and a great place to get seeds started from the summer veggie garden. Click on over to Tootsie Time to see what others are sharing for Fertilize Friday!
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LF User Spotlight

Each day is filled with networking about the fun things I grow in my greenhouse or in the garden depending on the time of year. There are many amazing people on Twitter who enjoy sharing their experience by commenting to others.  If it weren’t for conversation on the social networks I don’t think I would […]
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Poinsettia w/ Iphone

How to Care for Poinsettia

Black Friday to me is finding great deals on healthy poinsettia to give to family and friends. It is a great way to kick off the Christmas season by giving from the garden ( or greenhouse).  I would like to share a few tips on keeping your poinsettia healthy well into the New Year with […]
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My SeedKeeper Filled With Year-Round Favorites

Seed Planning for 2013 on #gardenchat

This Is My seedkeeper organizer Flled With Year-Round Growing! Seed planning 2013 for me is what I’m growing in the greenhouse January until it is time to start the seeds for the garden outdoors.  I’m always thinking seeds no mater what time of year it maybe.  I love the packages they come in and I […]
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Houseplant Wana-Be’s

In a matter of seconds the Weather Channel App completely rescheduled my gardening agenda for this week. Who would have imagined the forecast would have temperatures in the 30’s this soon in September after the wacky patterns Mother Nature had been delivering this year.  I think I must have checked that  @weatherchannel reading on my […]
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BGgarden Shrub Roses by Proven Winners / Color Choice

“Hey” from my Friday Ohio Garden

A Favorite Gardens in my Ohio Yard is the corner of my Greenhouse Landscape Project Join me for a walk through one of my gardens here in my very dry corner of the state of Ohio. In the video below  upload to Youtube  I take you out to the garden landscape surrounding the breezeway / […]
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Late Spring Garden Walk

Raised Beds Getting Ready to be Planted in the Greenhouse Landscape Project This time of year you will find me doing a little bit of EVERYTHING in the garden. The warmer temperatures that we don’t normally have in my Ohio garden has made it a blooming fest for species that don’t usually bloom together. I […]
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Favorite Seeds so far 2012

Fertilizer Friday from my 80*F Febraury Ohio Greenhouse

As Spring quickly approaches the seasonal isle in my local stores start filling up with seeds.  It seems like more retail locations in my area are catching on to the growing seed frenzy because I’m noticing displays in various new locations this year.  The image shared to the left is the new Martha Stewart collection […]
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Winter Over and New Growth

March Greenhouse Report

March is quickly coming to an end and I can’t help but fear we are going to have one of those springs that dives right from winter cold to summer hot after snow flakes were falling in the garden this last week of March.  It is hard to believe we are heading into the last […]
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Seasons Change

I’m loving the change of seasons as I work hard to prepare for more shares from my garden to continue into the winter season. Cleaning the garden beds, putting trellis away for the winter, loading up the greenhouse where I am growing year round and collecting images from my garden world to share with you […]
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Illumination® Orange Tuberous Begonia / Proven Winners

Begonia Heat in Autumn

Illumination® OrangeTuberous Begonia by Proven Winners Click in the Gallery above for closer look! The Illumination Orange Begonia by Proven Winners that I found at a local Garden Center has been growing on my front porch since early June.    I’m loving the heat these summer favorites are putting off during these cool days of Autumn.   […]
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Bloom Tuesday

As the nights begin to creep closer to the freeze mark I can’t help but wonder how many more Bloom Tuesdays shares from outdoors we will enjoy for this year.  To some the thoughts of Autumn includes putting the blooms to sleep for the winter and a rest period of sort to prepare for next season […]
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