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May Dreams Gardens · 14h ago

The Two Most Hopeful Words in All of Gardening

We say them a lot this time of year, the two most hopeful words in all of gardening. These two words spur us to action. They revive our summer-weary souls.  They lift our spirits. They giv...
May Dreams Gardens · 5d ago

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - October 2017

Welcome to Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day for October 2017. Here in my USDA Hardiness Zone 6a garden in central Indiana, the first of the autumn crocuses, Crocus speciosus, showed up in time fo...
May Dreams Gardens · 1W ago

Frost means freedom

To many gardeners, "frost" is a four-letter word, even in the fall of the year. Merely hinting that there is a chance of frost or whispering "frost" sends some gardeners scrambling to cover...
May Dreams Gardens · 1W ago

Fall is when we show true love for our gardens

If you don't fall in love with your garden all over again in the fall, then perhaps you don't love your garden at all? It's easy to love a garden in the springtime when every plant seems f...
May Dreams Gardens · 2W ago

I was all "tough gardener" until...

I was all "tough gardener" this morning heading out to my garden to do some weeding and deadheading. I wasn't going to show any mercy as I began to pull out and cut back in Plopper's Field,...
May Dreams Gardens · 3W ago

The World's Most Well-Traveled Gardening Book

I'm trying to remember how it got started. How it became "a thing" for my friends and family, and sometimes me, to post pictures of Potted and Pruned: Living a Gardening Life at locations l...
May Dreams Gardens · 3W ago

Garden Fairies Post on the First Day of Fall

Garden fairies here. We are garden fairies and we always start out our posts with "garden fairies here" so you know it is us and not Carol writing these posts.  We feel it is important for ...
May Dreams Gardens · 1M ago

A Raccoon Rumspringa Party in My Garden

I went out earlier today to check on my pawpaws and they were gone. Gone. As in not a trace of a pawpaw anywhere. No half eaten fruit. No seeds delicately spit out by whoever ate them. No ...
May Dreams Gardens · 1M ago

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - September 2017

Welcome to Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day for September 2017. As I almost always do before starting my bloom day post, I looked back at my post for the same month last year.  Guess what I found...
May Dreams Gardens · 1M ago

If our blog posts were live...

Can you imagine if our blog posts were live, the way some of the videos are live on Facebook? Hey Gail and Frances from Tennessee! We would be typing along and people would start commenti...