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A Visit To Seattle’s Beautiful Chihuly Garden – A Garden Of Wonder!

Talk about a show of color mixing man-made art with nature – the beautiful Chihuly Garden in Seattle is a wonder to behold! What a treat we have today with our visit to Chihuly. It is the latest in our series of Featured Gardens, where we highlight public, private and backyard gardens from all over …

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A Visit To DanWalt Gardens – One of Billings Montana’s Best Kept Secrets

DanWalt Gardens is aptly referred to as one of Billings best kept secrets. And after touring the garden and grounds, it’s easy to see why! Located on the southeast side of Billings, Montana, the garden grows on land that was once part of a 10 acre vegetable farm. It also happens to sit squarely in …

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The Incredible Beauty Of Sunken Gardens – A Lincoln, Nebraska Treasure

Tucked away on the southwest corner of 27th & Capitol Parkway in Lincoln, Nebraska is Sunken Gardens. And is it ever a treasure of a garden to behold! Overseen by the city of Lincoln, and powered by an amazing volunteer effort, the garden offers one of the most impressive displays of annual flowers around. And …

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Christmas Magic – A Visit To Fleming’s Christmas Tree Farm!

When it comes to creating Christmas memories and magic, it’s hard to top a visit to a Christmas Tree farm! Christmas tree farms are an iconic part of Christmas traditions that exist so many families. The smell of fresh-cut pine. A roaring campfire to warm the hands. Maybe even enjoying a mug of hot chocolate, …

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A Tour of Cheekwood Gardens – And How Coffee Helped Build It All!

A Photo Tour of Cheekwood Gardens and Estate – Nashville, Tennessee One of our favorite passions at This Is My Garden is to share in the beauty and stories of wonderful private and public gardens from all over. Whether it’s a roof-top garden in the middle of a big city, a rural backyard home garden, …

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Sandy Greig’s New York Country Style Potager Garden

Today’s garden feature is an inspiration to a Potager Garden from long ago. It comes to us from the 1.6 acre mini farm of Sandy Greig from Eldred, New York. Eldred is located 5 miles from the Pennsylvania border in the rolling hills of New York. Sandy created her garden in the likeness of an …

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Tricia’s Home Grown Prairie Garden – A Gorgeous Display Of Native Color

The beauty of a Prairie Garden! No matter where you live, in the city, suburbs, or countryside – you can find a way to garden. I think that is why we love Tricia’s story below so much! Tricia found a way to take some rocky, clay-like soil and turn it into a home-grown prairie oasis. …

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Homemade Pickles! Sharing Granny’s Famous Southern Icebox Pickles

When we saw Kelli’s story below about her granny’s icebox pickles, it brought a big smile to our faces. So many of the gardens and garden stories shared by our readers revolve around canning and preserving from the garden. And they almost always include traditions and recipes passed down from parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents. …

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Our Garden Showcase Contest! Share Your Garden With The World – And Win!

Announcing our first ever Garden Showcase Contest! Share your garden with the world and win some cool gifts – like a $100 Visa gift card, some great garden tools – and a visit from us to deliver the winnings and write a full featured story on you and your garden! Ever since launching This Is …

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The Charleston Capitol Market – A Gorgeous Farmers Market Like No Other!

A few times a year, business travels take me through Charleston, West Virginia, and a mandatory side stop at what has become one of my favorite farmers markets to visit, the Charleston Capitol Market. I can never seem to leave there without loading up the car with some type of vegetable plant, shrub, or hanging basket …

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