A Few Garden Images of March

If you follow Growing The Home Garden on Facebook you may have already seen some of these pictures!  The garden is really coming alive thanks to the extra warm weather.  This post is very garden picture heavy!  See if you can identify the plants in each photo.  Try not to cheat by looking at…

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The Frosted Garden

The first frosts are almost always something that this gardener dreads.  Mostly because it is the end of the growing season - mostly, some plants will grow on through the winter. But if you look closely at the frost you can also find it is a thing of beauty. Frost on Viburnum x burkwoodii…

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A Sitting Garden in Summer

A few years ago I drew a rough drawing of a garden area for my in-laws.  They had just built their new house and were excited to fill the landscaping in with something they would enjoy. What I came up with was a sitting garden. Essentially an area where they could go outside and…

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In the Cold Wet Snow

Today school was out, the roads were iced over, and the garden was draped in white. I always enjoy the one or two times each winter when our landscape is covered in snow. That's the great thing about living in Tennessee - or one of the great things - the mild winters! It will…

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It’s Easy Being Green

At least for these plants! This time of year it's simply amazing how lush and green all the plants are. Green happens to the be subject of the latest Gardening Gone Wild Photo Contest. This morning I went out and took a few pictures of the greenery around the garden that might be contest…

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