Frau Zinnie

Organic gardener growing food and flowers, lovin' pollinators and birds.

Outdoor containers that look their best welcome texture and color from houseplants and perennials, too.  Cordyline fructicosa (Ti plant). Wh...
Looking for a quick way to identify native vs. non-native celandine in your garden? The easiest way to spot the difference is in the flower....
At any time of year, birds are on the lookout for tasty meals. Some songbirds actually prefer to eat berries, and will literally gobble up t...
All these plants were grown in containers in my driveway. Sometimes you need to make the most of the space you are given. For most fru...
This week everything is coming up ... daffodils! Here's a short video tour to show you what's in bloom:   Click here to see what ...
Join me on a short video tour of what is growing and blooming before the cold snap arrives. (Video created on March 27, 2022.)   Click her...
  The chilly temperatures slowed down the growth of the plants for the last few weeks, but this weekend we had strong sunshine and warm temp...
Jungle Velvet Calathea ( Calathea warscewiczii ) This plant does well in medium light, in moist soil and high humidity. My house was not hum...
Galanthus 'Kite' in bloom. Week ending on Sunday, Feb. 27 More snowdrops popped up and bloomed with the quick arrival of warmer temp...
There's a grow light to fit your space ... but will it fit your needs? My indoor "plant room" is located on the north side of ...
  Each year I make the attempt to document what is growing and blooming in the garden, so I can piece together a chart for future reference ...
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