Today is #SmallBusinessSaturday and I want to do a quick reminder to my garden friends to be sure to check out your local IGC ( Independent Garden Centers) to see what they have growing on for the Christmas Season. Did you know that The Twitter hashtag #SmallBusinessSaturday started back in 2010 and was used to […]
If you follow my network you know I’m a huge fan of social networking and engaging with awesome people around the world. It’s not too often I get to shout out about engaging events happening in my own backyard. This weekend I want to invite you all attend the Black Swamp Festival that takes place in
A tall continually blooming upright bush makes a great cut flower. The Tag at Bench’s Greenhouse stated it was a Weeks Roses. . This fragrant plum has a sent of an English rose even in the heat of the summer when most roses have faded. Read More….
I Can’t Get Enough of Home Grown Peppers and Tomatoes……The Farm Bureau enjoys working with people who grow food and understand that food production doesn’t just happen in farm fields, but also in backyards and gardens across the state. This is why they are hosting the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, a free online workshop May 14 at 7 p.m.
It is the 10th year of gardening in my Ohio country garden here in Bowling Green and like most gardeners I’ve been super busy laying out new beds, mulching, tending to my greenhouse and weeding. The biggest difference between me and most gardeners today is I would say 30% of my day is spent using […]
My trips out to Bench’s always have a happy ending … trunk full of amazing blooms to add to my garden at home! I hope you stop out and visit your favorite garden center this spring.
Who doesn’t love a glass of wine in the garden? Now how about a create place in a garden show to enjoy local wines? One of my favorite gardens at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show was the shows wine garden. The hard-scape mixed with the landscape design breath taking. The images don’t completely capture […]
Each year thousands of fishing enthusiasts gather down along the Maumee River in Northwest Ohio to participate in the great Walleye Run. Yesterday I happen to be driving by the ‘Walleye Madness’ and couldn’t believe I found an open spot along the Maumee River to capture the Canadian Geese that were enjoying the day in […]
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!