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Thunbergia Black Eyed Susan Vines Growing in the Greenhouse

Tweet In this video I talk about the thunbergia vine, also known as black eyed susan vine. Even thou Black Eyed Susan vines are just annuals in my area zone, they beat out any perennial vine that we can grow here, and here is why. Blooms all season , loves heat, and is down right […]


How to- Harvesting Herbs Indoors for Cooking Use

Tweet Growing herbs indoors for winter use is pretty rewarding to use in your everyday cooking needs. Harvesting and drying herbs in the winter is really a pretty simple process. I really enjoyed growing herbs this winter I mean what a better way to pass the long cold months indoors. Herbs grow very well indoors¬† […]


Seed Starting How to Grow from Seed Wave Petunias- Pansies-Polka Dot Plant

Tweet Seed Starting Planting Wave Petunias- Pansies-Polka Dot Plant. Planting a few more flower seeds indoors. Wave petunias are a popular petunia because of their spreading and long blooming capabilities, everyone seems to want them in the spring months. Pansies are a cool weather plant that usually is offered early spring and fall months because […]


Growing and Transplanting Indoors Kalanchoe Mother of Thousands Succulent Plantlet

Tweet Transplanting Kalanchoe plantlets . Unique succulents that from little plants along the edges of their leaves. They are also called Mother of a Thousands. Once you have this succulent you will have plenty of plantlets to regrow new plants every year.


Diane Mumm Talks About Picket Fence Greenhouse and Gardens 1/5/2011

Tweet Hi Gardening Friends, Just for fun I put together a short video telling a little about the nursery greenhouse business . Please keep your snickers to a minimum.. ūüôā Hi Gardening Friends, Picket Fence Greenhouse is located in southwest Iowa on our 80 acre farm. We have been in business since 1999. Out in […]


Storing Apples for Winter Use Using Apple Peeler -Slicer -Corer Jig

Tweet Putting away many Liberty apples today.. a fast way is using the apple slicer peeler and corer . This will make storing apples for the winter fun. I freeze my apples for winter, plus make a few apple pies and freeze them too, nice to have in the cold winter months. Everything goes in […]


Restoring An Old Greenhouse Surprise Baby Kittens Inside

Tweet Here is the very first small greenhouse I started with back in 1999.. still working and I still love this little 12×16 greenhouse cold frame. This small cold frame greenhouse is used for transplanting, potting up perennials and cold hardy crops. This greenhouse has been on our farm, way before we even purchased the […]


How to Create or Grow a Hosta Woodland Garden

Tweet This video may help you create your very own Hosta Woodland Garden. Hostas are one of the most sought after perennial plant for part sun to shade areas. So what is so great about Hostas? Well Hostas are a pretty care free perennial , with a few exceptions. With thousands of varieties out there […]


Surprise Harvest When Harvesting Sweet Potatoes in Containers

Tweet How to Grow Sweet Potatoes Plants in Large Tubs or Containers Growing sweet potato plants in containers works provided you have a deep enough and large enough containers. I¬† planted several sweet potato plants in this container, vardamen and beaurgard varieties, both are excellent tasting. Sweet Potatoes can get pretty big within a season, […]


Growing Your Own Seed Indoors ‚Äď Seed Starting Equipment

Tweet In this video show you what I use to get started on growing and starting my seeds indoors. You can grow from seed on a smaller scale that works for you. You will need the following to grow from seed: Seeds, Trays, Soil, warm place to Germinate or Heating Mat, and Lighting. Please use […]


How to Brew and Make Moo Poo Cow Manure Tea

Tweet We are now carrying Authenic Haven Brand Moo Poo Tea Bags.. convenient easy to use manure tea bags that you can use to condition and fertilize your existing and young¬†plants . Annie Haven makes loving this product easy, she shared¬† with me some tea bags of cow and alfalfa tea bags. My job was […]


Dicentra Eximia Fernleaf Bleeding Heart

Tweet ¬† Bleeding Hearts are fascinating , to think a¬†flower can develop into a¬†heart ¬†is¬†utterly ¬†amazing. Dicentra Eximia Fernleaf Bleeding Heart¬† last all season unlike some bleeding hearts that seem to go dormant when warm weather appears. The leaves are deeply cut, grey green and fern like. The pink flowers are heart shaped with an […]


Heucherella Golden Zebra

Tweet Heucherella Golden Zebra New for 2010¬† is this eye catching Heucherella.¬† This perennial plant is a cross between a heuchera and a tiarella. What beauty is unfolding right before your eyes.¬†¬† This Heucherella has beautiful shaped leaves with a combination of 2¬† colors . Bright yellow, feathery leaves are boldly marked with dark-red. A […]


Proven Winners Bidens Goldilocks Rocks

Tweet Bidens Goldilocks Rocks New introduction in the Biden family for 2011. Yellow flowers just brighten any situation , make everything a little more sunny , and puts a smile on your face. Features Vigorous, heat and drought tolerant; bright gold flowers spring to fall. ‚ÄĘ Best Seller ‚ÄĘ Deadheading Not Necessary ‚ÄĘ Drought Tolerant […]


Superbells Calibrachoa Coralberry Punch

Tweet ¬†Superbells Calibrachoa Coralberry Punch Another new introduction in the Calibrachoa world for 2011. Unique color of salmon¬† and coral combination ¬†make this one a head turner. Loving the colors, so vibrant , for sure will be a best seller. Features Abundant, small petunia-like flowers all season on cascading growth; low maintenance ‚ÄĘ Attracts Hummingbirds […]


CHLOROPHYTUM comosum ‚ÄėMilky Way‚Äô Variegated Spider Plant

Tweet CHLOROPHYTUM comosum ‘Milky Way’ Spider Plant Variegated Airplane Plant, Spider Plant ¬†Beautiful, arching, grass-like leaves with white media. Attractive in hanging baskets, mixed planters, and garden edging. Produces flowers and plantlets on long, arching runners (airplanes). Zone 9, most areas can grow as a annual or it does really well as a houseplant. I […]


Panicum virgatum Shenandoah Grass

Tweet ¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Panicum virgatum ‚ÄėShenandoah‚Äô This is a spectacular red switchgrass.¬† A favorite perennial grass that I love to see each and every year. Its upright foliage becomes red tinted during the growing season, culminating in a dazzling red-leaved show in fall. Panicums are renowned for their drought tolerance and ease of maintenance. ¬†They […]