The next time you are in Omaha, NE you have to visit Mulhalls.
The Wild Rose is Iowa’s State Flower.
If you are looking for a fun stop near Des Moines you have to check out Howell’s Dried Florals and Greenhouse, Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch. Located at 3145 Howell Court, Cummings, Iowa 50061 they are just a short drive out of town.
Learning to use your camera in Aperture Priority mode can be daunting at first but with a few easy tips you’ll have it mastered in no time. Aperture priority, or AV mode on most cameras is a setting that allows you to set a specific aperture while the camera automatically selects a shutter speed to match it, it will create an image with the proper exposure as measured by the…
We’ve had several monarch butterflies stop by the farm on their way south. They sure seem to love Zinnias.
These bees sure love these little yellow dahlias. This one plant is always bustling with bees.
This time of year Zinnias are still going strong and right now I have bees, butterflies, months and more surrounding this very popular spot in the garden.
You NEED to visit West End Architectural Salvage the next time you’re in Des Moines, Iowa.
Here are the steps that I took to capture words and symbols using my camera’s long exposure capabilities.
Looking for tips on arranging flowers? Follow these easy steps for a beautiful arrangement!
There is just something special about having fresh flowers in your house.
Last May we moved an old weathered cabin to our farm where it went through a transformation. It had “good bones” but needed a lot of repair and cosmetic improvements after years of neglect. We started with a new roof, structural reinforcements, new flooring, siding repair and replacement, new custom 6-pane windows with screens along with lots and…
How to be a Wildflower, a field guide by Katie Daisy, does not disappoint.
Located just north of Interstate 80 and south of Omaha’s historic Old Market at 100 Bancroft Street, the Lauritzen Gardens is a year-round attraction. Each fall the botanical center hosts its Fall Chrysanthemum Show.
I absolutely love them dearly but there are a few things that I wish I had known about chickens.
I was mesmerized the first time I saw an air plant. How could a plant live without soil, roots or constant moisture?
Anyone can grow dahlias as long as you follow some important guidelines.