Spring is just a few short days away and many are looking forward to getting out into the garden to grow something. Here are a few quick tips that have saved me time and money in the garden that I hope will help you as well. 1. Composition matters … don’t just buy one perennial […]
Guess What …. it snowed again in my Ohio garden! I had to shovel a 2 foot deep drift to get into the bunny barn / greenhouse today. I’m totally smiling and giggling because I couldn’t wait to hold and play with my little compost maker named Magic Bunny! Can’t view this post : Click […]
Trying to hide something in your landscape? Why not use the peonies shrub? Read more on my #throwbackthursday share from my in town garden.
Did you know there were some pretty amazing horticulture enthusiasts up in Michigan last week for the Great Lakes Expo? I’m still pinching myself after being a presenter at this informative event held in Grand Rapids by the Michigan Nursery and Landscaping Association. I will have to toot my horn in a later post when […]
Northwest Ohio received a beautiful covering of white snow on our landscapes for New Year’s Eve. I wanted to share the experience with you all so I took some video while out on a snow walk in the woods around my garden. If you can’t view this video – please visit my youtube channel at […]
Tis the Season and I want to share with you some favorite images from my garden landscape that I’ve shared on social media over the last few days along with a winter landscape tip. Tis the Season to enjoy nature and all that it brings to the garden. I want to share with you a […]
One of my favorite accessories in the garden is my collection of black metal lanterns. I use these simple pieces in the landscape year-round. During the Holiday season I love to dress them up to match my home. Red bows and greener to match the theme on the outside of our home to welcome friends […]
Do you believe there is such a thing as too much of a good thing? When it comes to certain roses I believe there is no such thing as too many. Today I’m encouraging my readers to stop and smell the roses in pairs. When you are shopping for roses pay close attention to how […]
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.