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Ajuga Chocolate Chip and China Tulip

A Few Favorite Spring Perennials

In this post, I’d like to share some amazing shade perennials I discovered on clearance. They are mid-spring favorites suitable for many Midwest gardens that are mostly shaded. Take a look at some other perennials that pair well with these fantastic finds.

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Growing Sage in Home Garden

Salvia officinalis, commonly known as culinary sage, garden sage, or common garden sage, is an aromatic, woody perennial shrub. It thrives in hardiness zones 4-10. In this video, I’m excited to show you how my sage looks at this time of year, both in the raised bed and integrated into the landscape.

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Bare Root Asparagus Plant

How To Grow Asparagus Bare Root Plants

In this post, I’m sharing my vlog on growing asparagus from bare roots. Here are the Jersey Giant Asparagus bare root plants I discovered locally. Feel free to ask questions about this straightforward planting vlog.

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Growing Asparagus Seeds | Seedlings

Asparagus From Seed Tips

This blog post features unique images and a vlog detailing the process of growing asparagus from seed. Discover my personal tips and the most effective methods I’ve found for starting two popular varieties from seed.  Take the time to scroll down and leave a comment.

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Seed Starting with Burpee Seeds

Burpee Seed Starting Tray Review

Not every seed starting season do I feel the need to purchase additional trays for the process. Those who follow my journey are aware that I often use recycled containers for seed starting. However, this year, I’ve discovered a new product in the Burpee Seed aisle

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Dome Update for April 2024

April Geodesic Bio Dome Update Vlog

It’s a bustling time of the year, courtesy of the wonderful weather we’ve been experiencing in Ohio. This blog post features a personal vlog and several photos showcasing the happenings inside the dome. Check out the April Geodesic Bio Dome Update here and don’t forget to scroll down for additional content.

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Tree Pickup

Tree Sale | Pickup and Planting Tips

Tree Sale pickup is happening today, and I want to share some planting tips that can help you save money. Check out the video in this post to see what to expect when picking up trees from a sale. I’m thrilled to introduce the new tree and shrub varieties I’m planting in my Ohio garden today.

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Jays Peach Hot Pepper

Pepper Dome Update

Every season brings something thrilling to my geodesic biodome. Don’t miss out on the new pepper seeds I’m cultivating, along with some helpful tips. Explore the dome pepper shelf vlog featured in the post below.

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watermelon ruffle hibiscus

Watermelon Ruffle Hibiscus

This hardy hibiscus or rose mallow stole my heart this past summer. I am anxiously waiting to see the new stems emerge in the landscape later in the spring. In this post I am sharing a few of my favorite photos and short video featuring the Watermelon Ruffle Hibiscus.

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