Hi! I have another video for you to watch. I am doing some leaf cleanup out at the Covered Bridge (for my Garden Club) plus I got about 120 more Allium & Drumstick bulbs in the ground. If you've been following my blog for a long time, you'll know I'm a huge fan of Alliums of all kinds. They perform really well year after year! Enjoy! Planting more bulbs & Leaf Cleanup for Fall...
Achillea 'Firefly Peach Sky' This time of year a Gardener is just starting to feel like they caught up on their sleep and the ol' back ache has eased up a lot after last years season. Now we get to plan because the seed and plant catalogs start showing up. It's the perfect time for me to show you the list of new perennials that are coming our way for the year. ...
Moving the Shed  I admit, moving the shed was a touchy subject around my house. When we first bought and put it together, we did not have a fence. So Greg was worried about someone getting into it and he wanted the door visible from the house but he didn't want it in the back portion of the yard. ...
Over 50 of the worst plants to have in your Garden An invasive plant can be a gardeners best friend or worst enemy. In my down time (winter) I always start thinking about what new or existing plants I want to add to my garden next season. I create lists, add pins to pinterest, take screenshots on my phone. After having a few fails of hard to control perennials and weeds enter in my garden I always try and do a bit of research before I go crazy and just order everything I love from catalogs or buy seed packets. Because what works for one gardener can burden another or worse, take over their garden.  ...
I know, you're hot and tired after a nice summer of planting and watering. The last thing you want anyone to tell you is that you have more work to do.  But at least now it's in cooler weather.  Be sure to use the free printable for Fall Chores that I'm providing, at the end of this article. ...
Every garden has a trouble spot or one of those areas that you just never get right the first time you design it. For me it is the front flowerbed right up against the living room window. ...
Repelling Deer is a gardeners worst nightmare. If Gardeners had their choice, they'd rather battle weeds for days, rather than Deer. There are some things you can do to deter them and keep them away from your favorite plants or shrubs. ...
Garden season is in full swing over here with every snip that I prune. So I thought I'd just do a look around of what I have been working on in the past month, and take you with me. ...
Visiting the top 15 Gardens in the United States is something that every gardener wants to do, and I am no exception.  I am not going to tout too many profound or descriptive adjectives to further their cause. These gardens, speak for themselves. ...
Hi friends. If you are like me, you are planning or doing research for your garden constantly. Being a gardener is a year round activity with very little down time. ...
Irrigation system |  Using an irrigation system to keep flower beds nice and watered is truly a learning process, so I thought I should share some of things I learned. ...
Garden Bed Ideas |  I try to showcase my garden beds at least 5 times a year. Well this year I decided to start the season off by using a new color mulch and also to give a tour before all those gorgeous blooms start showing up.  So you can really see the layout and design.  ...
Top ten gardening tips and chores to do that will get your garden off to a great start every Spring. Every Spring I have certain tasks or chores that need to get done in order for me to be able to garden with ease. So I thought I'd share them with you.  ...
Hello friends!  Based on my actions over the weekend, I pondered if I should rename my blog. ...
The good, the bad and the ugly. A fall garden in transition when shrubs & flowers have been transplanted. Seems like sometimes gardening is full of "I should Have's"  or  "I need To's". ...
Succulents Succulents are such a popular and easy to care for plant these days, I admit to going a bit overboard in buying my share. I have found many decorative uses indoors as well as outdoors. However, I do live in a freeze / thaw climate and snow generally is not a succulents best friend. So I decided to do some research and find out  ...
Backyard DIY Project; How to fix a drainage issue A river rock stone creek bed is where we finished.  A drainage issue in our backyard is where we started. Having too much water being dumped and directed into the backyard. We found out that the previous homeowners had diverted all the water from one of our sump pumps into an old (cleaned out) septic tank. ...
Garden Maintenance I am going to share my secret for trimming around a massive amount of flower beds...A lot of you know I have about 140 square feet of Garden around my house and Garage.  ...