Frau Zinnie

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

Recently I had the pleasure of having hosts Andrew MacPhail and Karrie Kirchner of the 'Sacred Airspace' podcast visit my front gard...
Do you only have a balcony or sunny walkway available as growing space? Micro Food Gardening provides 30 do-it-yourself (DIY) garden project...
Make time to enjoy the flowers this month by bringing blooms indoors. The best time to do this is in the morning. Dahlias, calla lilies a...
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...
Congrats to Katherine M. Kosiba of Colchester, Connecticut, who recently was the first recipient of the University of Connecticut Extension ...
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....
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...
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