Category Archive: Garden Profiles – Plants, Products, and People, Plus Art & Travel

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, June 29, 2015

Posted by on June 29, 2015

Gaia Herb Farm

THE  DAY Absolutely beautiful! Low humidity; low-to-mid 80s THE RAIN Thursday —  0.1 inch Friday  — 1.1 inches Saturday — 0.5 inch   THE DEEDS Thanks to Garden Gate magazine’s visit last week, I’m able to skate the rest of the summer with regards to major projects. I wish I could say it was ice […]

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, June 22, 2015

Posted by on June 22, 2015


THE DAY Moist (humid) and hot (95) RAIN Wednesday evening — .4 inches Thursday evening — 2 inches Friday evening – 1/4 inch Saturday evening – 1/4 Clearly, no complaints here… THE DEED Yard waste center to rid of last week’s collections. Filled the bee’s sugar water. Entertained Garden Gate magazine for two days The […]

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, June 8, 2015

Posted by on June 8, 2015

Toronto Fling 2015

THE DAY Today, I’m returning from Toronto Garden Bloggers Fling. Thanks to Helen Battersby and her team for showing us a GRAND time in Toronto!   Next year, Fling will be in Minneapolis, MN lead my by wonderful friend, Amy Schuneman Andrychowicz. OK, I’m not the best speller in the world. I’m gonna have to […]

Gardeners Roll Call: June 1, 2015

Posted by on June 1, 2015


THE DAY Absolutely beautiful! THE DEED Wished for rain. Pruned a limb off the ‘Zuni’ Crape Myrtle. As my garden ages, more and more editing needed. I like that though. Transplanted 3 peony. They were getting shaded out in their old location. Their new spot, along the peony path, is much brighter. Transplanted an iris […]

Gardeners Roll Call: Monday, May 25, 2015

Posted by on May 25, 2015


THE DAY Beautiful! THE DEEDS Happy Memorial Day! The official kick-off of summer. Scratched most of the week from the little bit of poison ivy I got after visiting the Croatan National Park. Travel this week with Beth Jimenez and the other garden geek gals. We are all heavily involved with the JC Raulston Arboretum. […]

Lesson Learned: pay attention to paid google ads

Posted by on April 26, 2015

Classic Caladiums

OK, I get it. Google needs to make money, but this goes too far IMHO. @Helen Yoest Click to Tweet! When it comes to bulb retailers and wholesalers, I play favorites. No question about it. I don’t mess around with cheaper, lesser quality bulbs; I only want the best. Classic Caladiums is one of those […]