Happy 1st Anniversary To OhWhatA.com

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Using Salvia To Unite Your Plantings

I’m told that salvia is planted at every gas station. That it is basically the bane of the plant world. That the gardener planting salvia doesn’t deserve to be called a gardener. No creativity. Boring. Expected.

Ah…but every plant has a place. A purpose, even. So though our large garden is mostly perennials, I did . . . → Read More: Using Salvia To Unite Your Plantings

Pesto Perfect

What makes this a perfect pesto recipe? It’s not the ingredients. It’s the storage technique. I’ve seen lots of pesto recipes, perhaps even the one you use. I encourage you to use whichever one you want. But be sure to use this storage technique if you want pesto throughout the year.

Got no basil? Try . . . → Read More: Pesto Perfect

Beating The Japanese Beetle

Carol promised you a gardening tip, and I get to deliver.

Steve Meggos hosted a garden walk for a variety of garden clubs last night, including the Central States Dahlia Society. Steve is one of the best dahlia growers/hybridizers in the nation, while his brother Louis grows exemplary roses. What a talented family.

Two of . . . → Read More: Beating The Japanese Beetle

Dahlia Bloom Season Begins

The time of dahlia anticipation has ended. The time of dahlia appreciation begins.

Mike has about 100 dahlias in our garden. So many that they warrant their own Dahlia category on this site.

The dahlia blooms you see here are just a promise of what is to come over the next few months. . . . → Read More: Dahlia Bloom Season Begins

Use The Law Of Attraction To Attract Frogs

You may have heard of the Law of Attraction. The basic idea is that you are giving off vibes whether you realize it or not. The vibes can be good, or bad, and you get back what you give. So if you are having a bad day, you are likely giving off bad vibes, attracting . . . → Read More: Use The Law Of Attraction To Attract Frogs

Someone Make Those Frogs Shut Up!

Just two weeks I wanted a frog. Last week I wanted the *(&DF*&!p; things to shut up. I had a million of those dang frogs. They were either all peeping, or all quiet. Then all peeping. Then all quiet. I know this about frogs because I had soooo many of them. A whole marsh full . . . → Read More: Someone Make Those Frogs Shut Up!

5 More Articles That I Like

I’ve done it before, and I’ll probably do it again. I am admitting that I am not the only garden blogger out there. I know, of course, that you are loyal, and wouldn’t intentionally read another blogger’s material. So when I wrote 5 Articles That I Like, I’m sure it was painful for you to . . . → Read More: 5 More Articles That I Like

Gardener Bloggers’ Muse Day – August 2011

The month of August, per Edith Holden’s “Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady” …

This month received it’s present name from the Emperor Augustus, and was selected not as being his natal month, but because in it his greatest good fortune happened to him. As July contained 31 days, and August only 30, it was . . . → Read More: Gardener Bloggers’ Muse Day – August 2011