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no time for napping.. planting time!

Clematis and Lilium Boxed Plants Sams Club

In this post we are having some fun in the greenhouse potting up some more boxed plants. There are the Clematis and Lilium Boxed Plants Sams Club.  You’ll want to watch this video because it is a great way to add new plants to your home garden at a responsible cost. Clematis and Lilium Boxed

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grass and pumpkins

How to Create an Autumn Conifer Container Display

In this post learn how to pot up a conifer starter plant that will be on display until it is time to transplant in the landscape.  I will share with you some of my favorite products that will make this project a success. How to Create an Autumn Conifer Container Video My fur babies and I

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edibles before the storm

Protect New Spring Edibles From Freeze

In this post you will find a video and images sharing how to protect new spring edibles from freeze.  This content is featuring my window boxes filled with spring greens. Protect New Spring Edibles From Freeze Video It isn’t abnormal to get a freeze before May 15 which happens to be the last freeze date. 

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The Lilac Box

Lilacs In A Box On My Latest Vlog

I don’t think I would have ever imagined I’d own a few lilacs I purchased in a box.  In today’s post I share with you the Late Mauve Lilac shrubs in my home garden. Lilacs In A Box I guess Lilacs in a Box can be kind of misleading – but they really were in

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Green Giant Tag Information

Exploring the Green Giant Arborvitae In Brens’ Home Garden

In today’s post, I am sharing fun information about the Thuja ‘Green Giant’ arborvitae growing in my landscape. This shrub was one of 4 I received for an unboxing project that turned into a conifer experiment. Green Giant Arborvitae In Brens’ Garden The Thuja standishii x plicata ‘green giant’  arborvitae This wispy 3 feet tall

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handful of potting soil

Homemade Potting Soil Recipe

Did you know that soil is living?  Once I learned about all the living things in soil gardening became more real for me and my plants grew better too.  In this post, I am sharing one of my favorite homemade potting soil recipes. It’s All About The Potting Soil! Below is my win-win recipe for a big

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20 foot geodesic bio dome lite up for Autumn

Growing Year-Round : New Adventure in a Geodesic Bio Dome

The coolest thing about living in Ohio is we get to experience the four seasons.  I love it when it snows and I can still keep on gardening. The not so cool thing is most everything dies or goes dormant for the winter and you can’t grow anything outside in the garden.  In this post,

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Spring at the Andersons

Spring Arrived at The Andersons General Store

One of my favorite spots to pick up just about everything for home and garden was at a Toledo hot spot. In this post I share what it was like to shop The Andersons General Store. Spring Arrives At The Anderson General Store   Ever since I was a little girl we would shop the

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Growing Citrus

Growing Healthy Citrus in Your Home Garden

When I look back on my years of gardening I would have NEVER imagined I would be growing citrus in Ohio.  In today’s post, I share my story on how I recommend growing healthy citrus in your home garden. Growing Healthy Citrus My very first citrus shrub that was gifted from the owner of Black

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