After a two year wait, my 'Walrus' finally bloomed. It inspired me to start my own blog.
What to do after the seeds sprout - to get them off to the best start.
Plant profile of a very interesting Winter flowering shrub with a beautiful fragrance.
Adding charm to a backyard greenhouse using a few unexpected items, such as plastic garden edging and candelabras!
The stone wall is finished ready to be the hardscape for whatever we choose to plant around it. This one is fine for sitting as well!
My husband is the gardener in the family. I prefer taking photos of the things he grows, as well as the critters who visit our yard.
This is a plant that every garden should have.
I just found out what a strawberry jar is and need your help to decide what to plant in it.
Witch Hazel is a wonderful, native shrub that gets a bad rap, but they are gorgeous, smell incredible and are incredibly easy to care for!
In our garden there were many existing structures, this post explores how we adapted them.
Use repurposed household items to make a beautiful garden chandelier.
A dry stone wall can be a fun garden project. We are addicted to them at the Stone Wall Garden.
Do your tomato plants get taller then your cages? Mine always do, so we built these tomato towers, no chance of that now.
I brought the geraniums inside to winter-over on the windowsills and this little bloom caught my eye.
Thanks to the mild winter and early spring, this Siberian squill is blooming earlier than usual, joining snowdrops, eranthis and crocuses.
Using up our abundance of winter squash from last fall's garden with a delicious yeasty Winter Squash Bread.
Are your bulbs blooming too early this year? Check out Chicago Botanic Garden's take on it.
One of the best parts about making self-watering containers for your garden is that it’s cheap.
I'm not an expert, but my little primer will get you going on starting your own seeds.
The places where the snow melts first are the places where early spring bulbs will bloom first. Here's where I will plant some come fall.
This year my resolution is to get gardening and grow my own - Here is a picture and update of my project so far. Follow my project for tips.