#1 rule of Garden & Kindergarten

There is a written piece called “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum. Rule number one is Share Everything. As the word Kindergarten means a garden of children, it is fitting that this rule Read more ›

My Grand Vegetable Garden Plan for 2006

I went to Hirt’s yesterday to see if they had their annuals yet. Hirt’s is by far the best place in the Cleveland, OH for annuals that I have found so far. Most of the other nurseries carry your old Read more ›

00-DAHLIA: My first Guerrilla Gardening mission

Agent Codename: 00-DAHLIA Target: Objective: Remove excessive amount of weeds that have grown in this flower bed. Agent’s Debriefing: My husband forgot to turn of the alarm clock this morning so I was up at 6:30am. Normally, this would earn Read more ›

My Toad in Shining Armor

You may have a frog that turns into a prince, but I have a toad that is already my hero, and I don’t even have to kiss him. Yesterday, the rain subsided long enough for me to get outside and Read more ›

Container Gardens 101 at the Library

Last night I went to a little class on Designing with Containers. It was at the Cuyahoga County Library and was sponsored by Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County and the OSU Extension Service. The speaker was Master Gardener Lee Ann Read more ›

How to Mount a Staghorn Fern

I have to admit, after typing that title, I feel like I should take a shower just to be decent. But mounting a staghorn fern is not anything sexual, it is how to plant and hang the lovely staghorn fern. Read more ›