Category: Creative Adventures & Events

#BuckeyeInLA : A Day with Mud Baron

This is my first trip south of the Bay Area in California and I got to see Los Angeles with garden superstar Mud Baron #Flowersonyourhead. It’s going to take A few blog posts to share all the amazing garden locations we visited. For today’s post, I’m going to show a few photos from my iPhone

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Front Enterance at Cleveland Botanical Garden

A Visit to the Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Summer vacation just isn’t long enough with all the fun attractions in Ohio.  In this post, I share a recent day trip my husband and I made to the Cleveland Botanical Gardens. Highlights from the kitchen garden and a few of my favorite plants at the gardens in Cleveland. Cleveland Botanical Gardens There is always an

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mulberry Creek Herb Farm

A June Visit to Mulberry Creek Herb Farm

It’s always an exciting road trip out to the lake to visit Mulberry Creek Herb Farm.  This year we made the trip a little later in the season and I’m thankful we did because I most likely wouldn’t have brought home as many tomato plants to try out. It’s been a rough season on the

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Black Diamond Garden Center

Black Diamond Garden Center Spring Visit Photo Collection

Black Diamond Garden Center is a favorite garden center of mine and I’ve visited it often after it first open in 2003 in Perrysburg, Ohio. Black Diamond Garden Center Spring Visit Photo Collection post will make you want to travel to NW Ohio to take a look for yourself. This post is part of my

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houseplant tropical sale

Owens Community College Plant Sale Supports Green Industry Future

It was a rainy day in my garden making it the perfect day to go shopping!  This was the first plant sale I’ve ever attended at a community college.  It was awesome talking with the head of the landscape and turfgrass management department.  The students spent the quarter learning about what is involved with running

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rosemary in container

Perennial Herbs in Your Home Garden

In this post I share some herbs that are perennial and PERFECT for almost any home garden.  Enjoy the images and my personal growing advice today. It’s Spring It’s Spring .. kind of sort of! It’s hard to identify with what is normal after the crazy winters we’ve had over the past few years.  Spring

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entrance sign to park

A Visit to Dahlia Hill in Midland, Michigan

In today’s post, I share a little about the amazing summer garden that changed the way I grow flowers. First of all, I couldn’t get over how many varieties of one plant in one location. Above all, I hope you enjoy A Visit to Dahlia Hill in Midland, Michigan. This is truly where I fell in

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moss and rocks

Ultimate Walkout Landscape feature in Cleveland Ohio

Hard to believe this was Ohio but indeed it is an amazing garden in Cleveland Ohio.  Ultimate Walkout Landscape Feature in Cleveland Ohio a private residential home. It is a state-of-the-art platform feature on Lake Erie. I will admit I was a little nervous but as soon as I stepped onto the walkout I had

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front enterance of garden center

Sunday Greenhouse Road Trip To Barnes Nursery In Ohio

Growing up we weekly road trips to various locations around the midwest to keep us busy.  My dad was big on driving and finding fun educational locations.  As an adult, I love taking Sunday Greenhouse Roadtrips to check out independent garden centers.  In today’s post, we take a Sunday greenhouse road trip to Barnes Nursery

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barn at corner

Autumn Drive in Northwest Ohio

In this post, I share an Autumn Drive in Northwest Ohio.  My husband and I enjoy ending the day with a nice drive in the country.  In this post, I share a quick video featuring the sights we see in our part of the country. Autumn Drive in Northwest Ohio At the end of a

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