August 17, 2018 Portulaca The members of my family always try to plant portulaca in honor of our dad, who enjoyed them greatly.... August 14, 2018 Garden 2018 Our garden of 2018 held lots of promises. In April, it was a go, we planted the corn, no... August 13, 2018 My August Garden This year's gardening has been really fun. I finally put in my "green wall", a row of pole... August 13, 2018 My urban garden Although my garden is small I try to include some natives such as Virgins Bower, Culver Root and... August 12, 2018 Praying Mantis in my flowers While deadheading my flowers this afternoon, I came across some interesting insects, and thought I would share. August 12, 2018 Happy butterflies Joe pie weed and purple cone flowers make butterflies and gardeners happy! August 10, 2018 Summer Plants A few of my summer flowers from Wheeling, WV August 10, 2018 Flowers What’s blooming August 10, 2018 Flowers What’s blooming August 9, 2018 Brugmansia & Datura Love these August 10, 2018 Elephant ears I Bigger and better than last year! August 10, 2018 Elephant ears II Bigger and better than last year! August 9, 2018 Moringa oleifera flowers with seed pod. Second year for this Moringa - now in full flower here in southeast central Texas. I cut it back... August 9, 2018 Itty bitty tomatoes its August but I’m not giving up on these babies just yet August 9, 2018 Blackeyed Susans Growing beautifully despite the excessive rain we had in July. August 9, 2018 I’m growing Children that Garden After my 8 year old got involved with her school garden, we started one of our own! August 9, 2018 Zinnia Splendor Zinnias are planted all over my garden. They are my favorite flower. I love the jewel-like colors, the wide... August 8, 2018 Tri Color dinner plate Hibiscus plant with three colors of flowers-burgandy-pink and white August 9, 2018 Summer Garden 2018 July Garden 2018. 2nd year Hibiscus . August 7, 2018 Happy Orchids! orchid Our "magic basement windowsill" orchids ... re-blooming over and over again! Perfect lighting and each drinks 2 ice cubes... August 6, 2018 Pepper Pete’s Garden! My neighbor (Pepper) Pete has transformed his entire yard into a garden for as long as I can remember.... August 6, 2018 Summer Sunshine in Wisconsin! Here’s what’s blooming in my garden! August 6, 2018 This year's garden in White Oak PA! Reds, reds and more reds!! July 31, 2018 Finally Tithonia! waited and waited for blooms on these very tall mexican sunflower plants and...finally...1 bloom! Can't wait for many more... June 26, 2018 Popcorn Plant full sun,popcorn plant Father’s Day present from my daughter. This popcorn plant needs full sun. Found the perfect spot for it to... June 25, 2018 Peas are in! The kids and I love checking to see which peas are fat enough to pick each day. Today we... June 18, 2018 My Flower Garden golf ball planter Love my golf ball planter! June 13, 2018 Tipsy Pots - Take 2 Tipsy pots We tried putting our Tipsy Pots on a small dolly earlier this year to make it easier to turn.... April 2, 2018 Getting the seeds planted Grant is excited to get his tomatoes, peas and cucumbers started in cow pots inside from seeds. Once they... February 22, 2018 Hard Work for a Small Window of Beauty! Its... We built our home 10 years ago in the middle of the woods. I found very quickly that the... February 19, 2018 Early sign of spring! I bought this shrub after seeing it in flower early Spring a number of years ago. This Witch hazel... September 11, 2017 O'Drobell Farms Urban farming in bucolic Ivory Towers... August 17, 2017 Art v. Trash Hi Doug, I recently saw your spot about your broken statuary so I wanted to show you mine. Poor woman... August 17, 2017 Grand Rapids Lettuce We did exactly what Doug said with the Grand Rapids lettuce and look at the results! Salads all summer... August 17, 2017 Holy Clematis Sister Janice Blados of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth is thrilled with beautiful blooming clematis vines... April 17, 2017 Tulips I had to share a photo of some of my tulips before they disappear! These ones are Red Emperor. April 6, 2017 Little Girls and Their Gardens Ava, 6 and Ivy, 3 of Fairview, PA have already planted their first seeds of the season. Wild flowers,... March 28, 2017 Transplanting some Chlorophytum comosum I've tried to destroy these "Spider Plants" in the past (not on purpose), but they just wont die. This... February 1, 2017 Garlic My wife and I recently moved back from Western North Carolina and bought an old brick Victorian house we... December 29, 2016 A city slickers first garden A city slickers first garden In March of 1974, I moved from Pittsburgh to Leadmine, a small rural town in... December 29, 2016 My Maple Tree My Maple Tree by Nancy Martin They say that “home is where you hang your heart.” Growing up in West... October 28, 2016 My Maple Tree - A Lost Friend They say that “home is where you hang your heart.” Growing up in West View my outdoor home was... October 5, 2016 My Tiny Garden love my raised garden built by my father-in-law. Helped me and the boys learn about gardening this year! October 6, 2016 Tomato Box Using this method last year - I got a ton of tomatoes. October 5, 2016 Robin and her Young Feeding time. October 5, 2016 Butterfly in my Garden Orange bug October 5, 2016 Grow your own Pretty in Pink.