July 22, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

Clematis Clematis have become a very popular perennial vine. They are reasonably hardy with many blossoms. The colors can range from white to a deep […]

Beautiful Hydrangeas

July 21, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Beautiful Hydrangeas You have to love hydrangeas. They are often still blooming long after other shrubs are done. In fact, hydrangeas can bloom from summer […]

Cucumber Recipes

July 21, 2014 Dan Ashbach 2

I love cucumbers. Even though there are literally hundreds of varieties, they can be divided into two groups: pickling and slicing. California and Florida provide […]

Zucchini Recipes

July 19, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

If you are like most gardeners, when a crop is ready you are overwhelmed with more berries, zucchini or beans than you can possibly use […]

Bed Swings

July 19, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

What a great way to spend a summer afternoon (or night). There are a lot of variations on bed swings out there. We looked around […]

Garden Gates

July 18, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

One thing that makes a garden special is when it is segregated from the rest of the yard or landscape by a fence or hedge […]


July 18, 2014 Dan Ashbach 8

Hummingbirds. They are pretty amazing. Even if you see them on a regular basis, they still bring a smile to your face and put a […]