Gardener's Notes

Fire Chief

Fire Chief Arborvitae

March 11, 2019

This month’s featured plant is perfect for borders, perennial gardens, or in any landscape bed. The fire chief arborvitae is a low maintenance shrub what stays low to the ground and in a ball shape with little to no

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Hellebore w/ bee

Helleborus (Lenten Rose)

February 6, 2019

During these gloomy months and strange weather Cincinnati has been giving us lately, lots of us are looking for something to brighten our day. Well, here is what you have been looking for! I introduce you to…the beautiful Hellebore! This perennial, commonly known as the Lenten Rose, blooms when most other plants are not! Helleborus comes in many different colors, ranging from black to pure white. It likes to bloom in late January or early February, can handle dry shade once established, and is deer and rabbit resistant. In the past week, as the helleborus have been blooming, Greenfield has welcomed so many happy bees looking for flowers. It is a sure sign that spring is just around the corner.

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Beginner Pollinator Garden

Beginner Pollinator Garden

January 16, 2019

Are cold temperatures in Cincinnati keeping you inside?  Now is the time to plan your new pollinator garden!  Trust me... it is much more fun to grow pollinator plants than a lawn!   Here is a starter pollinator

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Greenfield Garden Deck

February 14, 2018

This winter has been a season of building and change around the Greenfield Maineville Farm.  We have added buildings, greenhouses, and now we have a beautiful new deck.  It is tucked back in our woods and will be a

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Early spring growth on Oak Leaf Hydrangea
Early spring growth on Oak Leaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea Quercifolia (Oak Leaf Hydrangea)

February 9, 2018

Oak Leaf Hydrangea This weeks favorite is from Amber.  Most of you know Amber from the Greenfield Maineville store.  Recently she has moved into the office here at Greenfield and helps make sure that everything is

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Cheyenne Spirit
Cheyenne Spirit

Echinacea (Cone Flowers)

February 4, 2018

Coneflowers Everyone around Greenfield has one thing in common - we love plants.  So I thought it would be fun, here in the dreary Cincinnati winter, to ask around the farm about everyone's favorite plant to grow.  

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