Daily Garden: Rose Garden

Daily Garden: Rose Garden

This garden goes with this video…..pretty picture…great tunes…enjoy…. (BTW– this is a classic pick-up truck plant shopping tune…nothing better than…

Herb Pots

This is a very clever design for (teeny) kitchen gardening. These little (perhaps too little) herb growing pots not only…

50 Natives: Vermont: Populus tremuloides – Quaking Aspen

50 Natives: Vermont: Populus tremuloides – Quaking Aspen

Aspens are my favorite trees, always have been always will be.  It is probably the product of a Colorado proud…

Backyard Pizza Oven’s: A DIY Round-up

Backyard Pizza Oven’s: A DIY Round-up

Summer is coming and the joys of outdoor cooking are fast approaching.  My husband and I have long dreamed of…

Four Inspiring Container Plantings

Four Inspiring Container Plantings

Loving good inspiration pictures, I am forever finding pictures of things and squirreling them away — I seem to have…

New To Me! Lespedeza thunbergii – Thunberg’s bush clover

The plant world is wide and vast and I just when I think I know a little about a lot…

The Original Succulent Gardener

There is no denying the hot trend is Succulents…and another hot trend is vertical gardening….making the succulents put on a…

Daily Garden: John’s Kentucky Garden

I love the over-grown, deep-south, heavy, summer mood of this garden.  Just looking at the pictures makes me crave a…

Daily Garden: A Spring Celebration in North Carloina

I have been holding onto this daily garden for a few weeks now….just waiting until my own bulbs started to…

A Shady Groundcover Plant Palette

A Shady Groundcover Plant Palette

I am re-working a planting scheme for a commercial project that I want to share with you.  It is a…

50 Natives: Idaho: Castilleja chromosa – Desert Indian Paintbrush

It’s a good choice for Rock gardens, hummingbird and butterfly gardens and naturalized desertscapes. It’s hemi parasitic – meaning that…

How to Make Your Own Strawberry Tower

image by Rosina If you have been reading studio ‘g’ for a while, you might remember one of my first…

Good Monday! A Little Wisteria Roundup

I hope you had a great weekend.  My husband and I worked hard, hard, hard, in in our garden this…

Tiny Glass Bell Jars

A little obsession I must share with you: Tiny seedling sized  glass bell jars — at £3.00 for 3 jars,…

Season’s Greetings: Down on the Daffodil Farm

I am so happy to see the arrival of daffodils and tulips where I buy fresh cut flowers.  Photographer Rachel…

50 Natives: Kentucky: Adiantum capillus-veneris – Maidenhair Fern

Maidenhair  Ferns have some sort of magnetic quality.  I am so overwhelmingly attracted to them,  like a moth to a…

Endangered Chickens & Backyard Birds – Our Weekend Adventure

Good Morning! I hope you had a great weekend!  We spent our Saturday continuing to clean up the mess from…

Before & After: Gillian’s Garden Story

I love the story behind this garden makeover.  Gillian who writes My Tiny Plot in Bath, England used to have…

Daily Garden: Sloping Vegetable Garden

How clever!….these stair stepped raised garden beds sit well on a slope and the little pergolas over each not only…

50 Natives: Illinois (again) Helianthus grosseserratus – Sawtooth Sunflower

Ahem… I am redeeming myself from last week’s inaccurate native…. I promise you Helianthus grosserratus is an Illinois native… 1….

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

Garden Destination: Gilroy Gardens & Axel Erlandson’s Tree Circus

  Nearly a hundred years ago a Swedish born bean farmer named Axel Erlandson settled in California and in an…

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