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Which category best describes you?
Landscape Service Provider, Garden Blogger
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What kind of gardening do you like to do?
perennials, vegetables, fruit
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?

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Professional Gardener, Garden Blogger & Owner of a Landscape Contracting Business



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Note About Crocus Colors

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 11:51am 0 Comments

See all that dirty lookin' white stuff?  Those are  crocus flowers!  If they were another color, wouldn't this be exciting?



Everybody wants to know what CAN we do this time of year?

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 10:53am 0 Comments

I keep plenty busy:

Start vegetables and annuals indoors in plugs with a heat mat.

Transplant plugs to pots. 

Cold hardy vegetables gets carried outside during the day, things like cabbage broccoli and other kohl crops, parsley, lettuce, spinach, kale.

Warm-season vegetables gets transplanted into bigger pots and go under lights or in sunny windows until it is warm outside (This is how I grow okra in Wisconsin.)

Spring blooming shrubs get a tiny hair cut so…


Solving the biggest problems in the Gardening Business:

Posted on March 28, 2011 at 10:32am 0 Comments

At conferences this winter, many companies are coming out with functional, biodegradable pots. 


The only thing don't like about gardening is the plastic pot waste.  Hooray for solutions!!!!

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At 11:28am on April 30, 2011, Noelle Kaler gave Obsessed Midwest Gardener a gift
Happy Gardening!
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Thanks for friending me!  I was reading your blog and I really enjoy what you say and do.  Many many blessings!!!
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Hello! Thanks for adding me to your friends :)
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"Starting over with fruit trees is a long-term investment. At least minis produce with fewer years waiting! Some people might think one summer to wait for veg is a long time. Seems like just after my full size trees started to bear, we moved. 17…"
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lobelia geranium begonia

"Tri-color geranium, orchid petunia & lobelia with dark red fibrous begonia with red sorrel (the veins are red) filler in a pot."

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