Violas are the cool weather darlings of the flower world that spring up almost everywhere sporting as many different names as they do colors. While common to most gardeners, I never tire of them. Every spring I eagerly set out containers filled with their assorted colors. They encourage thoughts of sunshine and cheer, warming up my […]
Who can resist California? Crazy traffic. Cool people. Sun. Ocean. Food and Wine. Maybe a star or two? It’s a spectacular treat to book a trip to the sunny coast. I used to visit more regularly, but it’s been two years since my last visit….too long. The last time I visited was during August 2015, the […]
Growing NOW! ~ Week #2 I can’t believe how fast the past week has flown by. The garden world is truly growing! I’ve seen plenty of planting, weeding, mulching, general maintenance and larger DIY garden projects. It makes me even more excited to get this week’s Growing NOW Garden Tour underway. We had a […]
Looking for a few simple garden tips to get you going in the right direction this spring? My friend and social media enthusiast, Bren Haas, created this impromptu video after our Live Tweet Up in Chicago earlier this month. It’s great advice from a bunch of gardeners who’d just spent a raucous hour Tweeting about […]
Share With Others….
In case you’re as excited about the planting season as I am, I thought I’d share another sketch from my journal Share With Others….