Gardener's Notes

Blog Entries - Jan. 2018

Beginner Pollinator Garden

Beginner Pollinator Garden

January 16, 2018

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

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image courtesy of Plant Delights
image courtesy of Plant Delights

‘Godzilla’ Japanese Painted Fern - A Sneak Peek at Perennials for 2018

January 10, 2018

Bigger is not always better...but in the case of the 'Godzilla' Painted fern, it definitely is!  This beautiful, monstrous fern gets 3 feet tall by 6 feet wide.  It is in the same family as the lady ferns and

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pic courtesy of SantaRosaGardens
pic courtesy of SantaRosaGardens

Bletilla 'Big Bob' - A Sneak Peek of Perennials for 2018

January 9, 2018

Looking for something really different to add to the edge of your woodland garden this year? You can't let the name throw you off.   'Big Bob'' is actually a very elegant plant.   It is a large, hardy

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Pic from Mt Cuba Center
Pic from Mt Cuba Center

Baptisia 'Lunar Eclipse' - A Sneak Peek at Perennials for 2018

January 8, 2018

Jennifer (our expert perennial grower) has been working all Month to finalize the final perennial line up for Spring 2018.  Friday she gave me a sneak peek and (since I LOVE perennials) I have been looking through the

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