Hi Friends! More changes have come to the front flower bed, so pop on over to watch me planting up some fall color in here. I got my hands on some gorgeous Plumbago, which I already have in the backyard, so color me happy that I get to repeat it in the front.  Fall Plantings and Garden Tour Thanks for dropping by!...
  Hi! I have been spending every spare minute I can with friends and gardening, plus Greg of course. I have missed you all, but it sure feels nice to spend time with good people and have fun! I have been wanting to redesign the front yard a bit for quite a while now so 2 weeks ago i pulled the plug and we started relocating things and buying new shrubs to fill the holes I made by taking stuff out. I tried to document as much as possible by video, which is my new hobby. So if you'd like to see what I am up too a lot quicker, you may want to subscribe to my Youtube channel. Lately it seems easier to post a video then to keep up with all the new SEO requirements and new dashboard blogger has. It isn't giving me any issues, I just hate change. Anyway, here's a link to my latest video. Enjoy! Random Gardening Projects...
Hi! I know you probably think I have forgotten about Blogging but I have actually been spending so much time with friends and outside gardening that is has kind of taken a back seat. Also, I am starting to move forward a bit and do more videos on Youtube and Instagram. Maybe my tastes are changing? I spent a bit more time on this video and it is a much longer one, it is a full garden tour both front yard and back...so please hop on over to Youtube to watch it. It's free to watch! July Garden Tour - The good, the bad and the ugly! ...
Hi everyone! It's hot outside and I have been spending every second I can in my Garden or with my friends, either in their garden or doing Community Gardening in our County. But I did manage to get some video of my backyard and how it's looking.  Here is Part 1 - please head over to Youtube and check it out! Summer Backyard Video Tour - Part 1 ...
Taking a garden stroll in late May early June in my Zone 5 garden is the best time if you like to see how quickly things can change. My garden literally changes almost every day, with new color sprouting up and old color fading off. Some tulips came early, some later in Spring. Then the alliums started blooming early. Talk about a show of color! ...
Let's take a stroll through the front yard right after a heavy rain to see all the gorgeous color. The Tulips are blooming, the drumstick alliums are budding up and even some of the ground cover phlox is blooming.  ...
It's time for an early Spring garden tour post mulch. This time I am going to do it a bit different this year and see what responses I get. ...
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. ...
Potting Bench  Decorating my potting bench is totally new to me this year. In 2019 this potting bench was getting used so much I literally never wiped the dirt off because it would be back the following day! So to spruce it up just to be pretty was kinda fun. ...
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. ...
The Fall color that northwest Indiana has been getting this year has been just incredible. I have been snapping some photos with my new Canon camera. Yes I bought a new one to accompany my cell phone to just compare and see how good a videographer or photographer I can be. When I feel like it that is. ...
DIY a project I had the garage door replaced late this Summer and after the install I saw a few things around the garage that the new door was making look really dated and how long it had been since the trim around the door got a coat of paint. ...
How to use plants or trees for privacy Hi friends! I was going to name this post "What to do when you're neighbor is a big jerk" but Google says only 67 million people search for articles like that.  So I switched it up to how to use plants for privacy. Plus maybe being a little less bitchy about what a stranger does with his own property sounds like I take the high road. More then I actually do. ...
Backyard Patio and Garden Tour Hi Garden friends! Where oh where do I start? I have been wanting to show you all the updates around the yard, but trying to keep it pristine, weed free and free of dog poo is a full time job. ...
Lake County Indiana Master Garden walk - House 5 Hi garden friends! Well this is it, the last house on the Lake County Garden Tour. If you are a fan of the color red, you are going to love this home.  ...
Lake County Indiana Master Garden Walk - House 4 Hi Garden friends! Welcome to part four of the Lake County Master Garden Walk in Northwest Indiana. This beautiful garden I am about to show you was tucked into a serene and thought out neighborhood, and the homeowner was as sweet as could be! ...
Lake County Indiana Master Garden Walk - House 3 Welcome friends! I hope you're ready for the third house on my Lake County Master Garden Tour. Just to do a quick recap, there were approximately 8 houses on the tour and I made it to 5, so 3 were skipped by me due to parking issues, heat and a hungry tummy. ...
Lake County Master Garden Walk - House 2 This is the second home on the Lake County Indiana Master Garden Walk that I got to tour and it was the one that stands out the most to me. Take a tour with me and hopefully the attention to color, detail and texture will come across the camera lens as it did in person. ...
Lake County Indiana Master Garden Walk House 1 I had the opportunity to go on the Lake County Indiana Master Garden Walk 2019 and jumped at the chance. I took over 100 pictures so I am breaking this Master Garden Series up into several posts so you can see each home individually.  ...
Hi Friends, Here is the video I promised of the front garden bed. ...