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The mid-summer gardening blahs Blog Image
The mid-summer gardening blahs

July 2017

If you are almost anywhere in the Midwest, I don't need to tell you it's hot! In...

Gardening keeps you humble Blog Image
Gardening keeps you humble

I have so much to learn about plants and gardening – but then, who doesn't? Whenever I start...

Creeping Beauty, the Sequel Blog Image
Creeping Beauty, the Sequel

About the same time I planted the "Little Henry" Itea (see 'Creeping Beauty'), I also planted one,...

Wildflowers on the Edge Blog Image
Wildflowers on the Edge

One of the first projects that Wonderful Husband and I tackled when we moved into the house was to...

Louisville Road Trip Blog Image
Louisville Road Trip

Recently, Wonderful Husband and I took a weekend road trip to Louisville. The trip almost got...

Creeping Beauty: A Little Henry Itea Primer Blog Image
Creeping Beauty: A Little Henry Itea Primer

Although I receive a tremendous amount of joy and satisfaction from my gardens, deep down I know...

What’s Happening in the May Garden Blog Image
What’s Happening in the May Garden

I thought I'd give you an update on what's been going on in our gardens. Looking back on the last...

Yellow Indigo? Blog Image
Yellow Indigo?

Last spring, Wonderful Husband, the Spoiled Mutt and I made our annual pilgrimage down to Hastings'...

A Primer on Spring Ephemerals Blog Image
A Primer on Spring Ephemerals

May 14, 2017

A few years back, a group of our Southwestern chapter of the Indiana Native Plant and...

An Early Mother’s Day Gift Blog Image
An Early Mother’s Day Gift

Please forgive me because this post isn't about gardening...I just wanted to share it with you,...

Skip and Otto Blog Image
Skip and Otto

When you think of evergreens, perhaps you think of spruce, cedar, pine or yew – trees and shrubs...

The Wisdom of Solomon - NOT! Blog Image
The Wisdom of Solomon - NOT!

Solomon the King was a very wise man...we all know that. So, since I wanted to talk about the...