How Did I Deadhead Without These Great Little Scissors?

I could probably be more careful when I deadhead or cut flowers to take inside. Nah, that isn’t gonna happen. I’m just as likely to cut off the bloom-to-be as I am to cut off the bloom-that was. Take the coreopsis below, for example. See the pretty flower on the right, and the one that’s . . . → Read More: How Did I Deadhead Without These Great Little Scissors?

Destination Garden Center # 1 – The Flower and Herb Barn

Some garden centers are worth going to just for the experience. Even if you don’t buy anything (like that would ever happen to me), you have got to see these places. The Flower and Herb Barn is one of those. Joann said that if we were going to go to Nashville, Indiana, we HAD to . . . → Read More: Destination Garden Center # 1 – The Flower and Herb Barn

This Picture Sums Up Our Chicagoland Summer

I can’t take credit for the picture; it came from www.owned.lv. Yep, that’s Chicagoland this summer.

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – 82 Zinnias Is Enough For Me

You may remember that I just had to have my zinnia garden back. I had one before and it was a beauty. This year’s bed will rival that one. It’s huge. 82 State Fair zinnias are bound to take up a fair piece of real estate.

My niece Kathryn gave me a funny . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – 82 Zinnias Is Enough For Me

Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Japanese Beetles

I welcome you to ‘Zone 5 Favorites on the 5th’. I post on the 5th of every month, redirecting visitors to a favorite posting relative to zone 5. My apologies for using the word ‘Favorites’ in a title where I also used the words ‘Japanese Beetles’. Japanese Beetles are far from my favorites. What we . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Japanese Beetles

Mike’s Got A 4th Of July Hat

Aint he just the cutest! Happy 4th of July everyone.

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