Category Archives: greenhouse

My Favorite Place to Find a New Plant

The first thing I would have you know is that to me no plant is a lost cause. Now with that in mind I will share a photo or two with you that shows the scope of my greenhouse business … Continue reading

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Best Annuals For Hanging Baskets – Part Two

I loved owning a greenhouse business. It really helped me during the doldrums of winter to avoid a bad case of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Even while the snow and cold surrounded me, inside the greenhouse I was warm enough to … Continue reading

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Clematis – Montana Reubens variety

This is the largest and most hardy Clematis I have ever grown. WHile you may be impressed by some of the pictures below the particular example I show is only about 6-7 fett tall. This variety can reach 35-40 feet … Continue reading

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Growing Wave Petunias

Want to know more about growing the gorgeous wave petunias you see everywhere during the summer, this is a great place to read all about them. Continue reading

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Growing tomatoes from seed

I love growing my own vegetables and have done it for over two decades. In fact I loved it so much I turned it into a business. Partly by design and partly by destiny due to a job downsizing, I opened a greenhouse … Continue reading

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Benefits of trimming your tomato plants

Can I trim my huge tomato plant while there is still unripened fruit? The answer to this question is one I think all gardeners may ask as they get use to growing tomato plants. Yes, you can trim your tomato … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Future Tense

It’s still phoneography month, and in today’s challenge I’m hoping you’ll put all of that futuristic camera tech to good use, by thinking about the shape of things to come. As I read the introduction to this prompt I first decided … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Show and Tell

You’ve been asked to do a five-minute presentation to a group of young schoolchildren on the topic of your choice. Describe your presentation.  I love growing flowers and plants. The whole process of either starting something beautiful from a seed … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids About Growing Plants

Back when I had a greenhouse business, from 2002-2007, I had some opportunities to host field trips from my children’s school classes. This was a wonderful way to get the young kids interested in how things work. Unfortunately these days … Continue reading

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Best Annuals for Hanging Baskets

I love flowers. It is a love taught to me by my mother and other members of my family. The vibrant colors just act as some kind of natural stimulant to my brain. When my corporate job was eliminated in … Continue reading

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