Saturday, July 27

Portland, OR Summer Garden Video

A Maine Cottage Garden

I've shared many pictures of Mom and Dad's garden over the years on Sprouts Gardening Blog. Here are a few throwbacks to years gone by in their garden. Read about:

Mom and Dad's Gigantic Geranium here

Their mailbox planter makeover here

Mom's container flowers here

Dad's Do-It-Yourself Amarylis Support here

Dad's Vegetable Garden here

This year I've made a video tour for Sprouts viewers to get a virtual visit of their cottage-style water, container and flower gardens. Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 16

Rainy July Day in My Garden

Visit my garden on a rainy July day. This time of year I have daylilies, bee balm, foxglove, astilbe impatiens, pink fairies roses, hostas, and yellow loosestrife in bloom. I also give you a peek into our woodland as the rain lets up.

Wednesday, July 10

The Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts July 2019

I recently visited Boston one rainy afternoon and made a point to stop by the public garden located on Boston Common. Boston's public garden is the oldest public garden in America. Watch my video below to see the flower beds blooming in July, as well as statues and the famous swan boats.

Monday, July 8

Clipper City Rail Trail Gardens in Newburyport Massachusetts

In June, I was surprised to discover a gem on a visit to Newburyport Massachusetts. The Clipper City Rail Trail is a public walk along the path that was used for trains long ago. The trail is dotted with sculptures and pocket gardens. I took some video of my favorite garden spots along the walk for Sprouts YouTube channel. 

Come join me on a relaxing walk along the Clipper City Rail Trail.

What to do when it is just too Darn hot to Garden?

It has been a very hot summer everywhere. From what I have been told it is normal to get 100 plus days from the months here from  May to Oct...