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Best Way to Label Garden Plants

The Best Way to Label Garden Plants

Looking for the best way to label garden plants in your garden? Throughout the years I’ve used many different garden markers and plant labels.  I finally settled on a way to label garden plants that is easy to see, lasts all season (even in the Arizona summer sun), and can be reused season after season.  […] Read more…

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10 Gifts Every Gardener Will Love 2019

10 Gifts Every Gardener Will Love

Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 10 Gifts Every Gardener Will Love I’m sharing 10 gifts every gardener will love and use. Here are my picks for the perfect presents for the plant lover on your holiday list.  Gifts for Gardeners: Mason bee planter A planter with a mason bee […] Read more…

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Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum

Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum

During a recent trip to Northeast Ohio, I visited the Cleveland Botanical Garden and the Holden Arboretum. I loved my time spent at both gardens, and would gladly visit them again.  Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum Cleveland Botanical Garden (in Cleveland, Ohio) and the Holden Arboretum (in Kirtland, Ohio) make up Holden Forests & Gardens. According to information provided by the […] Read more…

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Inspiring Gardener: Vera Greutink, author of Edible Paradise

“My hope is that wherever you find yourself on your gardening journey, whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned veteran, this book will provide you with inspiration and practical steps that will not only make your gardening life easier and more enjoyable, but will also improve the soil you are tending and contribute […] Read more…

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Arizona garden in May

Arizona Garden in May

Low Desert Arizona Garden in May What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in May? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona. Although the temperatures are beginning to climb, May in the Arizona garden is one of the most beautiful and productive times of year. The heat brings […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in April #arizonagardening #arizonagarden #aprilinthegarden

Arizona Garden in April

Low Desert Arizona Garden in April The sunny warm days and cool nights of April are just about perfect for the garden and the gardener. However, this is not the time to procrastinate – warmer temperatures are coming and it’s important to prepare the low desert Arizona garden in April for the hot summer ahead.  […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in March#gardening #garden #arizonagarden #marchgarden #gardeninginarizona #desertgarden

Arizona Garden in March

Low Desert Arizona Garden in March What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in March? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  “Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of his instruments, not the composer.” Geoffrey Charlesworth March […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in February Arizona Vegetable Garden Checklist #arizonagarden #gardenchecklist #thismonthinthegarden #garden

Arizona Garden in February

Low Desert Arizona Garden in February What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in February? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  “The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” — William C. Bryant Another name for your low desert Arizona […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in January#gardening #garden #arizonagarden #Januarygarden #gardeninginarizona #desertgarden Arizona Garden in January#gardening #garden #arizonagarden #Januarygarden #gardeninginarizona #desertgarden

Arizona Garden in January

Low Desert Arizona Garden in January What grows in Arizona gardens in January? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  “Anyone who thinks gardening begins in the spring and ends in the fall is missing the best part of the whole year. For gardening begins in January with […] Read more…

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Meaningful Christmas Decorations Vintage Christmas Decorating Ideas #christmasdecorating #christmas #christmasdecorations #vintagesanta #vintagechristmas

Meaningful Christmas Decorating Ideas

I spend a little less time in the garden in December and more time with those I love inside our home. Thoughtful decorations add meaning to the holiday season. Decorations need not be expensive to add sentiment and a sense of belonging and tradition to your home. In this post I share some of my favorite meaningful Christmas […] Read more…

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