SG545: From Passionate Plantsman George Washington to the modern Kitchen Garden of Michelle Obama in All The Presidents’ Gardens with Marta McDowell

Marta McDowell combines her love for history and gardening in her books and the trend continues with All the Presidents’ Gardens. In her book, Marta curates facts and stories – from the fascinating to the charming – about each of the Presidents’ gardens and their significance over the years. This interview offers an in-depth look into the delightful aspects of the White House Grounds and how they have evolved along with the gardens of America.

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SG543: Day Two Highlights from the 2016 Garden Bloggers Fling

Day 2 of the 2016 Garden Bloggers Fling Minneapolis 300

Today, I’m sharing my insights and commentary on the beautiful gardens featured on Day Two of the 2016 Garden Bloggers Fling in Minneapolis. Day Two brought the garden bloggers to the western suburbs of Minneapolis where we visited gardens featured on the 2016 Carver-Scott Extension Master Gardener Garden Tour as well as other special venues that were even new to me. These gardens showcased great design principals as well as a few special tricks and tips that I found especially inventive and adaptable. Day Two was jampacked with gardens and the itinerary of each of the locations and all of the blog posts about Day Two can be found in the links below.

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SG539: Top 27 Spring Bulbs from Van Engelen and John Scheepers with special guests Jo-Anne van den Berg-Ohms, Jen McGuinness, Julie Thompson Adolf, and Susan Vollenweider

Welcome to Part Two of Still Growing’s 1st Annual Spring Bulb Party! This week, I continue the Spring Bulb Party with my amazing garden friends: Jen McGuinness from Frau Zinnie, Julie Thompson-Adolf from Garden Delights, and Susan Vollenweider from The History Chicks Podcast and a Columnist at the Kansas City Star. Together, we shared our top picks for Tulips, Daffodils, and Spring Bulbs from the John Scheepers and Van Engelen catalog. Jo-Anne van den Berg-Ohms shares her amazing family history in the Dutch bulb business and coaches us on planting Our Top 27 Spring Bulbs from Van Engelen and John Scheepers .

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