Gardener's Notes

Greenfield Garden Deck

February 14, 2017

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

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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, 2017

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, 2017

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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Cherokee Brave Dogwood
Cherokee Brave Dogwood

Favorites of Spring.

April 29, 2015  |  Cornus, Dogwood, Magnolia, Redbud, Spring

After a prolonged winter, gardeners start showing up at the garden center long before perennials start responding to the the impending spring.  Folks start asking after tomatoes and hanging baskets.  We give our

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Great Blue Heron

Herons and Hellebores

March 27, 2015

At GPF Maineville, this time of year the mornings promise to be crisp, the herons promise to be cantankerous and the hellebores promise to inspire the curious gardener in us all.   From the edge of our perennial

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Spring Spring

March 22, 2015  |  Endo-dormancy, Spring, Time Change

  Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Savings Time, the basic idea to make the best use of the daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in spring and backward in fall.  This practice has

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