The Brilliance of Buckets for Mulching

What is it about guys and buckets? I think if I asked Mike if he wanted a steak or another bucket, he would pick the bucket. His eyes would light up and it would be an oh so easy decision. Actually, that would be because Mike doesn’t much like steak. But if he did, he . . . → Read More: The Brilliance of Buckets for Mulching

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Fly Me Away

It’s a cold winter Chicago day and I’ve got zinnias, black-eyed Susans and lettuce. I do. I really do. Here they are, just tiny seeds for now, but that’s about the best I’ve got at home with this year’s ice and snow and cold.

I’m especially happy to have the zinnia seeds. In . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Fly Me Away

Wally’s Tremendous (Organic) Tomato Tips

I knew I was doing something wrong with my tomatoes. Big bushy plants, very few tomatoes. I even know the main problem – me! I put the plants in the ground and pretty much ignore them. I did make progress last year. At least my tomatoes got some serious support from these old fence pieces. . . . → Read More: Wally’s Tremendous (Organic) Tomato Tips

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Pictures With Santa And His Reindeer

Do you want to know where Santa AND his reindeer will be on Saturday, December 10th? Right here at Berthold’s Floral Gift & Gardening Center in Elk Grove Village from 10:00 – 3:00. The friendly elves at Bertholds will be serving cookies and their famous homemade hot cider.

You can take pictures with Santa, and . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Pictures With Santa And His Reindeer

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