The Northwest Flower & Garden Show | Grow & Learn

Gaga's Little Red Barn, A Symbol of the country lifestyle, and the transition of urban life, moving from Plano, Texas to a village of 1100 in Illinois.

“Con­sumers are constantly connected, and that’s not a bad thing,” says Susan McCoy, Garden Media president. “It’s time for the industry to fully embrace technology and all it can do for the garden. The more consumers learn about nature, the more they will grow to care about it.” ~ Susan Continue Reading

Top Ten Roses of 2015

'Easy Does It'

January is inventory month. Take a good look at your roses. Decide on next years keepers. Then begin to shop online or from your rose catalogs for new roses for your spring garden. Most rose catalogs are now online so you can preview the roses and read about them to Continue Reading

You’ll Be Oso Happy® with Oso Easy® Roses! They’re Proven Winners!

o Easy® Cherry Pie, Paprika & Fragrant Spreader as a beautiful border of color

This week I pruned my Oso Happy® with Oso Easy® Roses with the hedge clippers. My husband was tickled about it. The roses were in his way when he mowed. Now we shall have an English style prim and proper hedge of Oso Happy® with Oso Easy® roses in the Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday | A Hibiscus In The Rose Garden

Surprise! A hibiscus with the Little Red Barn! The floribunda rose garden in its second full bloom cycle. ‘Anna’s Promise’ by Weeks Roses with rain drops. ‘Watercolors Homerun’ debuting at #Cultivate15 in Ohio this week. ‘Pink Cupcake’ one of Proven Winners Oso Easy Series of roses. I just pruned all Continue Reading

Miracle on the Pier

The 'Classic Rose Garden' at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein They said it couldn’t be done. I was almost convinced myself that we weren’t going to have a rose garden at Continue Reading