About Bren

Sharing my adventures gardening,cooking it up, being a Mom in the Midwest. I share images 24/7 and I'm also #gardenchat Twitter networks biggest fan!
Website: http://www.bggarden.com
Bren has written 668 articles so far, you can find them below.

Radish, Peas and Greens Salad

Radish,peas and greens salad recipe This salad will pair great with your favorite early summer menu. Surprisingly easy to make and filled with colorful vegetables you can sow the seeds and harvest in a few short weeks. My kids loved growing their own radishes and harvesting them in just a few short weeks to add to recipes like this one. […]

Spring Landscape Clean Up

20140419-234017.jpg The crocus have finished blooming as the daffodils are in full bloom in my landscape. I plant hundreds of bulbs every autumn and come spring it is quit the show. Today I spent time cleaning up some of the back landscaping around the back of the garage, breezeway and home. Daffodils planted 14 years ago […]

Tales of a Cautious Rose Pruner

Red Carpet Rose After Winter 2014 Patiently waiting in my Northwest Ohio ( gardening zone 5b ) garden for the sunshine and warmer temperatures to wake up my rose shrubs. It is the first week with temperatures above freezing and I’m anxious to see any signs of life coming from my treasured roses. With all the excitement being shared on social […]

Got Bugs?

Bugs in my Garden Did you know that there are  many good bugs you may want to think twice about in your garden.  It’s true .. there are many fabulous bugs I welcome to my garden each year.  These bugs are called beneficial garden insects and they can help you grow organically and safely.  When you invite good bugs […]

Easy Seed Starting Project

#gardenchat Friend Tom Sent HOT SEEDS! After the winter of 2014 and the below normal temperatures in spring , I’m excited to get sowing seeds indoors.  Now that the weather forecast is starting to look like there are warmer days ahead it makes me super anxious to think about what to plant in my summer garden.  Seed sowing is super easy […]