How to Work the Color Wheel to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Last fall we had a giant red maple tree removed from the very front of our house. This left a noticeable bare spot. I haven’t decided what to plant there permanently yet, because I know there will be more sun in this area, I’m just not sure how much. However, the bare spot does nothing… [Read More]

Favorite Top 10 Scented Plants Perfect in the Garden

This week for Tuesdays in the Garden I’m sharing my favorite top 10 scented plants. Our theme is favorite gardening tips, and though I love to buy beautiful plants, those that are also fragrant top the list. I’ll give you a little bit about why I like them, and some basic facts about their cold… [Read More]

Time to Dig In: Simple Tips for Preparing Your Spring Garden

In my neck of the woods spring is just around the corner and if you like gardening as much as I do, then you’re probably itching to get out and dig in the dirt. I am happy to announce that I am joining a group of fabulous garden bloggers for the season, to present Tuesdays… [Read More]

Startle Garden – Review & Giveaway

Today I am super excited to present a new garden book, “Startle Garden” by my friend, Carole West, of Garden UP Green. Don’t you just love the title? If you love gardens, then I’m sure you’ve experienced the delight that they bring. I personally would say one of my very favorite things in the whole… [Read More]

10 Cut Flower Perennials That Are Easy To Grow

Many perennials make beautiful floral arrangements in the home. I love cutting some and placing them in vases around the house, especially when we have a party. So today I’m sharing ten of my favorites. All are perennials which means they will come back year after year, and all are easy to grow. Easy Cut Flower Perennials… [Read More]

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10 Great Gardening Hacks and Tricks to Use this Season

Are you new to gardening? Maybe you have some experience gardening, but feel frustrated with at all the “musts” or “must not” to dos in the garden. Today I wanted to share with you a few gardening hacks from some fellow gardeners. These tried and true tricks may be just the thing to help you… [Read More]

2017 Plants of the Year: Great Choices for the Garden

The 2017 plants of the year are some of the best places to get ideas for new plants. These are plants that each garden association choose every year. The great part is, they are typically some of the easiest most versatile plants you can grow in the garden.  2017 Plants of the Year I have been… [Read More]