Wordless Wednesday …. I can’t think of a prettier place to be wordless than in a garden center. This post is loaded with photos from a greenhouse in Ohio 2006.
This plant ended up being planted right off of my front porch because I knew it would put off long spike blooms of blue that would compliment the Rudbeckia and Echinacea (Coneflower) growing in the same garden. When I purchased the plant it came in a 4 pack from one of my favorite garden center in …. (More)
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 […]
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Amazing that I still have the 5″ cardboard box the tree peonies root was in when I purchased it 4 years ago at a garden center in the Seattle area. I can’t believe I found it in a folder with Northwest Flower Show information I had saved. The Peonies Tree Blooming this year after being […]
I will never take for granted the amazing folks I’ve met using the internet to grow in the ……
You’ve heard the saying a millions times but I seriously can’t help but say ‘ If I can grow them … you can too!’ when I share about roses. I’m a fairly new rose-fanatic and I want to help you grow success like I have so please be sure to ask questions on my blog […]
As I plant my veggies starters and seeds for a late spring – early summer harvest I can’t help but think of the beautiful blooms I am adding to the garden. When I look at the Spring garden it is like a canvas just calling me to splash it with playful and welcoming color. Today […]
What’s going on in the garden…. Olivia and I are harvesting radishes in the raised bed. Chives in bloom….Excellent on salad! Time to Plant Roses and Potatoes while we watch the spring veggies grow. What are you enjoying in the garden this time of year? Forgive me for such a short post but I have […]
Most home gardeners grow strawberries in containers because they are low on space. You will find hanging baskets growing strawberries in my home garden because the attractive plants welcome family and friends to pick a few and enjoy. How to Plant a Strawberry Hanging Basket The other day my Social Media pal @HandyHelen tweeted me […]
When tulips begin to bloom it marks the beginning of spring to me – sorry daffodil fans! We all know the daffodil can take a beating in snow and the last roars of winter but the tulip is a delicate beauty. Today I’m sharing some of my favorite tulips for #TulipTuesday . The Tulip Fosteriana […]
Prom is not just about drama, dresses and dates – it’s all about memories that can be instagramed and saved in a scrapbook for todays teens. It is fun to see that the prom goers in my area are returning to the modest event to mark commencement and moving away from all the glitz and high […]
Having a hard time believing it is May 1st as you look around at all the plants that have yet to show signs of life? As a drive through town in tear up at the sight of all the conifers that are burnt or completely dead. I’m going to focus on the new growth in […]
Begonias use to intimidate me years ago when I first started adding more containers to my home garden at our new home. To be honest with you I use to mistake the Begonia with the Dahlia – you know – those two plants I could never grow in my garden because they were expensive. It […]
It’s a day in spring that is in need of cheer as we wait for the ‘big bloom’ in the landscape. To satisfy my need for color outdoors before the arrival of the tulip bloom explosion I’m going to be adding pansies and Nasturtium seeds to a favorite container. My sweet Oppie Kitty is ready to […]
Spring in Ohio this year is extra special after the harshest winter we have had in 30 years. As the sun begins to warm the landscape we are starting to see the damage and destruction from this epic weather system that was upon us all winter long. On April 15 we had an additional inch […]