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May 2011

Video: Hummingbird around water fountain – Short – 8 secs

A very short video of the hummingbird the flit around my head as I worked in the garden today. Look sharp and you will see it. Watch “Hummingbird around water fountain” – iPod Ready Video Read more on this topic: Video: Grass: A Short Essay Video: Water features from nature – Water in Millard Canyon, […]

Elsewhere Online: The Unsung Heroes of the Shade Garden By fellow Saturday6 member Kylee Baumle

The Unsung Heroes of the Shade Garden By Kylee Baumle If I’m asked one question about what to plant more than any other, it’s this: “What do you recommend for planting in shade?” That’s a loaded question, because there’s more to consider than just the light level. That’s a loaded question, because there’s more to consider than […]

Yellow Roses…in the neighborhood

A quick post to show some things blooming in my neighborhood this week. Read more on this topic: Photo: Daffodils at Sunset Photo: Cyclamen in pot by front steps

Join Kylee Baumle in Findlay, Ohio for a Saturday6 Garden Q&A and Troy-Bilt product demo – Sat., May 21, 2011

It’s Gardening Time in Ohio! Garden Q&A and Product Demo Join fellow Saturday6 member, Kylee Baumle at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Findlay, Ohio on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 10am-1p. Troy-Bilt area manager, Scott Jennings, will have a selection of Troy-Bilt equipment and tools for you to test out and together they’ll have lots of great gardening conversations, […]

Project: Altoids Tin Mini Garden from Instructables

For those of you who simply can’t be without a little green space, no matter where you may be, here is a neat method of growing sprouts, or any small seeds, in an altoid tin. This could turn out to be a great kids project, too.   Altoids Tin Mini Garden Print PDFFavorite Facebook Twitter […]

Jumpstart comic talks urban gardening…a little

I thought this Sunday’s Jumpstart comic was quite funny and slips in a reference to urban gardening, too. Read more on this topic: Vermiculture with Urban-Worms.com Video: Urban Beekeeping: Ins and Outs – Dos and Don’ts – Webinar I Like This – Seattle City website declares – 2010 The Year of Urban Agriculture Your Urban […]

Photos: Saturday6 kick-off event at Troy-Bilt, Inc, Chef’s Garden, Inc, Culinary Vegetable Institute and VeggieU

I am sitting at Cleveland Hopkins Airport waiting to board my flight back to LA after a great couple of days at the Saturday6 kick-off event. We visited Troy-Bilt, Inc and got to see their entire operation, their people and even test-drive some equipment. Then we were off to Chef’s Garden, Inc, in Huron, Ohio to […]

Ohio Lilac

Lilac, originally uploaded by dewelch. I found this lilac at my sister’s house in Norwalk, Ohio. I saw a lot of lilacs as we travelled around for the Saturday6 program, but this was the first one I had a chance to grab a picture of. As you might imagine, the smell was amazing. No related […]

I Like This – May 13, 2011

A collection of gardening items I found interesting this week. Giveaway: THREE Great Gardening Books! – May 11, 2011 FixitUpFinds: The Clydesdale – May 7, 2011 I must be official, because I got invited to a garden blogger thing! – May 9, 2011 – Another my fellow Saturday6 bloggers for Troy-Bilt writes up her thoughts […]

Photo: Out standing in a field

Out standing in a field, originally uploaded by dewelch. “One of these things are not like the other. One of these things just doesn’t belong.” Anyone who has planted tulips or other bulbs knows that an erratic will sneak in on occasion. I caught this perfect example outside of Cleveland City Hall today in Willard […]