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  • Dragon wing begonia growing tips
    Garden

    Dragon Wing Begonia Growing Tips

    There are many varieties of begonia, from perennial to tuberous, but my absolute favorite heat-tolerant variety of Begonia × hybrida is ‘Dragon Wing’. This beautiful hybrid from the Begoniaceae family is…

  • Seed Starting Clear Cover for Seeds
    Garden

    Seed Starting Tips

    Seed starting for your garden in mid-April is happening at the Coronado house – here is how to get started. My friends, it is never too late to plant a seed,…

  • Alyssum flower lobularia maritima
    Garden

    Sweet Alyssum Growing Tips

    Seemingly dainty Alyssum, or Lobularia maritima, is actually a tough little annual plant known for its explosive flower power. Reseeding is common with alyssum, so plants that flower early could easily…

  • Acorn Garden Container Fairy Garden
    Garden

    Spectacular Fairy Garden Planting Container

    When I met Denise English from Eco Personal Garden at the Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago and she had such passion about a creative product idea she had – making…

  • Cazador Del Sol Garden Sculpture Winter Photo
    Garden

    Winter Garden Art Installation

    Winter. It’s killing me. Beyond hurting my osteoarthritis and making me cold, winter is dark and dank in the northern states. We need some creativity, some love, some color. That’s it…

  • Garden

    American Horticultural Society Inspires Gardening

    Last summer I was privileged to have an exciting #takeadaynow garden visit in Washington D.C. – part of this trip included visiting the American Horticultural Society‘s headquarters at River Farm in…

  • Shirley Bovshow Door Desk on phone
    Life Wellness

    Office Desk Hack

    When I visited Shirley Bovshow this season, I loved going to her garden-themed office and teaching facility near Los Angeles, California where she teaches classes and goes about all her planning…

  • Garden Clogs Digging a Weed
    Garden

    Garden Clogs – A Review

    I’m a huge fan of rain boots in the garden, but garden clogs have an advantage over the boots of being quicker and easier in my opinion. I like to slip…

  • BioMarker Plant Markers in Elevated Beds
    Garden

    Stocking Stuffers for the Gardener

    One of the things I do throughout the year is gradually collect my stocking stuffers for holiday gift giving. With the holidays quickly approaching you need these stocking stuffers for the…

  • Bulb Popper and Drill
    Garden

    How To Plant a Bulb with a Drill

    Right now across the United States it is the season to plant bulbs and I have a solution to make it easier to do if you have a health condition that…

  • Halloween Broken Pot Container Garden
    Garden

    Halloween Broken Pot Container Fairy Garden

    This year I met a wonderful woman at the Independent Garden Center Show in Chicago; Denise English from Eco Personal Garden. She is a new garden product vendor who loved the…

  • Shirley Bovshow Evening Garden
    Garden

    Fall Landscaping with Shirley Bovshow

    On a recent #takeadaynow tour through the Los Angeles, California region, I met up with beautiful and inspiring landscape designer, Shirley Bovshow for a tour around her garden. Shirley is a…

  • Herb Garden
    Garden

    How To Dry Herbs

    An herb garden is a reflection of beauty and is intricately tied to food and family, it seems a good day to talk about an herb garden and drying herbs. One…