Frau Zinnie

Ornamental and edible gardening adventures.

  Besides making sure I get the weeds in check and continue to divide some perennials to share with friends, here is what is also on the lis...
Here's a fun new "Micro Food Gardening" project that I have set up on my patio this growing season. It repurposes the empty co...
Photo credit: Niki Jabbour, used with permission.  Whether you are pushing the growing seasons or protecting your crops,  Niki Jabbour  is a...
May rushes in with blooming tulips and daffodils. The peonies are starting to bud, the milkweed is poking up out of the ground, and the Kwan...
Helping pollinators and the environment is not just for Earth Day. Here's how you can make a difference every day.  Go organic. Say no t...
Micro Food Gardening/Cool Springs Press  When I was little girl, I said I wanted to be an author when I grew up.  And today — April 20, 2021...
In 2021, I am sharing weekly updates of what is growing and blooming in my garden. The last of the hellebore flowers are blooming. These are...
 It's all about the daffodils!  The snap pea seeds that I sowed around March 20 are starting to emerge from the soil. Hey! That bike loo...
 Publishers Weekly recently posted a  great  review, which started off like this: "McGuinness, founder of the blog Frau Zinnie, applies...
 One part author talk, one part gardening class! I am so excited to be part of River Bend Bookshop's Virtual Author Event to launch &qu...
  Photo credit: Linda Lehmusvirta  I had the pleasure of being on the Central Texas Gardener show to talk about "Micro Food Gardening.&...
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