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Olivia The Aussie

The Australian Shepherd Olivia Who Makes Us Happy

It is hard to believe I had my mindset on getting a Labrador when we first moved to the country and had space for a dog.  Thankful my sister-in-law brought over Olivia’s pup who needed a home.  She has made us all happy for the past 13 years. She is The Australian Shepherd Olivia Who

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Handful of Pumpkin Seeds

How to Prepare Pumpkin Seeds

This post was updated in February 2023. Autumn season is filled with pumpkins and gourds in my home garden.  In today’s post explore how to prepare pumpkin seeds.  Enjoy a yummy roasted pumpkin seed recipe and how to save seeds for the garden. Pumpkin Seeds Recipe This is one of my favorite recipes I remember

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leaf blower

Powerful Gas Alternative Leaf Blower Review

It’s time to grab the rakes and power up the leaf blowers to do some weekend autumn chores.  In this post I will introduce you to the most powerful gas alternative leaf blower in a product review. What I Love Most The leaves are finally down on the large oak and ginkgo tree in my

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Large 36" tall hybrid Lily

The Lily Revolution Series Introducing Saltarello Orinpet Lily

We all recognize the Stargazer lily for some of the most amazing long-lasting blooms.  In this post, I will introduce you to the ‘Saltarello‘ – Orienpet Lily that has been growing in my landscape since 2012. A STAR in My Garden Landscape This variety introduced in my landscape in 2012.  If I would have known then

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Pink and Orange Hues in Distant Drum

How to Grow Roses in Your Home Garden

The rose section of the garden center was one I always stayed clear of thinking they were too complicated to enjoy in my home garden.  Today I am going to share with you how to grow roses in your home garden like I do! Easy To Grow Roses Violets Pride in My Home Garden In

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tropical in container on porch

3 Hibiscus Plants : That Will Rock Your Home Garden

Some of the most stunning blooms in my home garden this week are coming from the Hibiscus Plants.  There are three different types of hibiscus in my garden and I’m going to share them with a growing tip for you today on this blog post. Perennial Hibiscus In the image below is my is perennial hibiscus

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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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sunrise on winter morning

Sunrise In My Neck Of the Woods

Welcome to my neck of the woods. In this post, I share unique sunrise from the outside garden on my website. Sunrise Image Summer, spring, autumn or winter the sunrise is a wonderful way to start the day.  When designing a landscape I like to see how the sun will play with the shrubs and

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snow in mid spring landscape

Evening Snow Walk in My April Garden

In this post I share a few photos and a video featuring the snow we have in mid-April.  It is fun to see how the plants respond. In this post you will enjoy an evening snow walk in my spring garden. Evening Snow Walk in My April Garden Video This video doesn’t have any words

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new rain barrel to save water for garden

Saving Water During Dry Spell with Rain Barrels

Are you looking for sustainable ways to water your garden? In this post, we discuss saving water during dry spells with rain barrels. During the summer months, it seems my area of NW Ohio keeps missing any substantial amount of rain.  Watching the rain develop around us according to Weather Channel radar and we miss

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