Spring Planting? Plant A Seed With A Kiddo!

You're a gardener, yes?  But are you also a parent or grandparent?  If so, why not involve any kiddos in your life in a wee bit of gardening this season.  After all,  we want our kids happy and healthy right?  It makes life a whole lot easier and more fun! Have you ever thought about …

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“Art In Bloom” From The Northwest Flower and Garden Show

If you read my last post you know I attended the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle.  One thing I love about this show is that the Washington convention Center is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, so if you've absorbed enough from the garden world, you can head out for a bite …

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Interrupting Winter…With A Little Love for Spring…NWFG Show

A short interruption to Winter today…although hoping to not offend Old Man W- because he's really just arrived in my area and the more precipitation dispersed in the next few weeks, in any form, the better!  Desert dwellers cannot be choosy about moisture...so just a brief interruption Sir Winter! Seattle's infamous Northwest Flower and Garden …

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Flower and Garden Shows: What’s Not To Like!

I had the opportunity a few weeks back to leave Winter behind and head to Seattle for a sneak peek of Spring at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. Oh what fun it was! Not only did I get to spend some time with a great friend but together we enjoyed fantasy gardening at its …

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‘A Look’ Into The Garden – Part II

The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) presents the Garden Tour in Boise and the surrounding area each June.  It is a one day event where multiple private residential gardens are open to the public for touring.  The gardenkeepers (homeowners) are present during the tour and you can visit with them about their garden and gardening experiences. A rather enjoyable opportunity I must say! This is Part …

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Northwest Flower and Garden Show Is A Gardener’s Ultimate Gig!

Last weekend I visited the Northwest Flower and Garden Show and it was a trip to a Gardeners' promise land!  Stocked to the max with superlative seminars, overflowing with fantastic display gardens and awash with wondrous plants, garden art, containers, decor, bulbs, etc....made me think..."Why did I fly here?  Really...the airline only lets you bring …

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