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…

How to grow Brussels Sprouts in Arizona

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts in Arizona

Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea gemmifera) prefer a long (100-150 days) cool growing season, which means growing them in warm places like Arizona can be a challenge. Be that as it may, if you learn how to grow Brussels sprouts in Arizona (and the weather cooperates), the flavor of fresh-picked Brussels sprouts can’t compare to anything […] Read more…

How to grow pomegranates

How to Grow Pomegranates

I’ve partnered with Kellogg Garden to bring you this post about how to grow pomegranates. In this post, I answer common questions about how to grow pomegranates successfully, including how to plant and care for pomegranates, how to eat pomegranates, and questions about typical problems with pomegranates such as dried out or rotten fruit, and […] Read more…

Our Favorite Garden Salsa Recipe

Our Favorite Garden Salsa Recipe

Our Favorite Garden Salsa Recipe An abundance of tomatoes, peppers, garlic, and onions from the garden means it’s time to make our favorite garden salsa recipe.  As fresh ingredients ripen in the garden, I like to make several batches of this canned salsa. My family likes eating the salsa year-round, and we share it with friends […] Read more…

How to Grow Hollyhocks: Hollyhock Growing Guide

How to Grow Hollyhocks: Hollyhock Growing Guide

Learn how to grow hollyhocks, and enjoy a cottage-garden favorite that has been around for a century. Hollyhock’s flowers begin blooming from the bottom of the stalk and move up to the top, producing a long display of color and almost endless supply of blossoms. Learn how to grow hollyhocks and you will often have […] Read more…

How to grow sage - tips for growing sage

How to Grow Sage – Tips for Growing Sage

Learn how to grow sage, and enjoy sage’s gray-green foliage in flower beds, containers, and the garden. A popular herb in desert areas such as the low desert of Arizona, sage is tolerant of hot weather, poor soil, and drought conditions. This quick-growing perennial herb’s flowers also attract pollinators and beneficial insects. This article includes […] Read more…

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