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Art of Gardening · 3d ago

New Buffalo Garden Video! (WATCH)

Gardens Buffalo Niagara (GBN), the organization that plans and hosts Garden Walk Buffalo and many other horticultural tourism events, has launched a new garden tourism video for the 2017 tou...
Art of Gardening · 1w ago

My old house in "This Old House" magazine

It's been about a year in the making, but our garden appeared in the June 2017 issue of This Old House magazine. The eight-page spread shows many aspects of the garden – but much was centere...
Art of Gardening · 4W ago

Springy

Color's popping in the front yard. Not much out back. It's spring, so we don't spend much time outside, we see the front yard more as we come and go in the fall and spring, so this is where ...
Art of Gardening · 1M ago

Got my picture on the cover, gonna have to buy five copies for my mother...

The shed makes the cover of our visitor's bureau (Visit Buffalo Niagara's (VBN)) visitors guide for 2017. Actually, there are three covers – the Colored Musician's Club (celebrating their 1...
Art of Gardening · 1M ago

Garden events galore

It's going to be another great summer of garden events here in our corner of New York State. The garden tourism organization I helped found and am VP of the board, Gardens Buffalo Niagara, h...
Art of Gardening · 1M ago

Taxing compost, cheap pots, and succulents

The weather's just getting better to start doing a few things outdoors. Today I moved the plants stored in the potting shed for the winter outside. It's mostly hostas in pots, but I want the...
Art of Gardening · 3M ago

The garden writers are coming! The garden writers are coming!

The GWA | The Association for Garden Communicators will be holding their 2017 Annual conference here in the garden tourism mecca of Buffalo, NY.Weather Channel reporter Maria LaRosa was a Ke...
Art of Gardening · 3M ago

My Ever-raining Rain Chain

My winter project for the garden is an Ever-raining Rain Chain made for the Harry Potting Shed. I've seen Pinterest rain chains with these small terracotta pots, but they were spaced much fa...
Art of Gardening · 4M ago

Gardening on Instagram

I'm having fun with gardening on Instagram. I post pretty much a photo a day. Rather looking at ugly hard drives sitting on my desk and never looking through the photos, now I get to look th...
Art of Gardening · 4M ago

Icing on the potting shed...

It doesn't look like this currently – we're experiencing a 50º day here in late January in Buffalo. This was the shed during our first snow storm of the year, back in December. Looks like a ...