A about a year ago a new Twitter account started sharing on #gardenchat about her small urban garden in Indiana. I quickly became a follower of her crafty shares filled with gardening and #tinker fun DIY ideas for the home on Twitter. Over the few months I’ve noticed we have so much in […]
Did you know that Corn is monoecious (mon-ee-shuss) which means that there are both male and female flowers on each corn plant? I learn the coolest things on social media. Now to the best facts which is the growing trend of more people learning how to grow their own food. When I saw the ‘Grow Some […]
Taking a break in the garden to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! This year I’m being more health conscious and cutting back on bad carbs with a focus on eating clean from my veggie garden. If I could only be a little more careful about NOT eating all day because I’m enjoying my garden […]
I started ‘birding’ a few years ago when I was obsessed with trying to get a photo of the Falcon that lives in our woods. It’s been a wonderful experience sharing photos of all the wonderful birds who stop by each spring in my Ohio garden. Read more….
One of the joys of spring is receiving new products to sample in my Ohio Garden. In the mail today I was excited to receive a live package from Pan-American Seed Company and TerraShell (www.ballhort.com TerraShell ingredients are certified VeriFlora an independent company and Tara Shell has earned Vincotte okay composting certification which means it’s […]
As it continues to snow on this 20*F day in my Ohio garden I’m clicking through seed catalogs online dreaming of what my garden will be like in a few months. I find it hard to click off of the main page of the Sustainable Seed Company main page because I’m loving the assortment of […]
Each day is filled with networking about the fun things I grow in my greenhouse or in the garden depending on the time of year. There are many amazing people on Twitter who enjoy sharing their experience by commenting to others. If it weren’t for conversation on the social networks I don’t think I would […]
The chocolate in this photo share appears to have nothing to do with growing but I’m going to share with you how it is about of growing garden relationships using social media. You see, I started following this talented foodie / lifestyles writer back in March 2012 while attending the Philadelphia Flower show. We both […]
There are a dozen garden giveaways going on right now in the gardening social world. I think it is awesome to see everyone getting into the Christmas spirit and giving from their gardens. That is why I asked my friends at Corona Tools if I could giveaway a few of my favorite products I use […]
I’m going to totally brag about my addiction to sharing images and connecting with people in this blog post today. I’m still all giggly about the fact that I won a Takeya Iced Tea Kit just by doing what I love to do most : Pinning! A few weeks ago I was going through my […]
It use to be you could only have your own farm fresh fruit if you had the property to grow them. Today there are many different varieties of fruit trees and shrubs that have been cultivated for the small space grower. If you follow my blog you know that I live in the country in […]
If I can plant these growers up on a hot 100*F day in July you can too! Today I’m sharing a quick how to plant a container tomato using my favorite Bonnie Plant Patio Tomato.
It’s officially Spring …. I know the actual date was seven days ago but now that the normal temperatures are back it is time to celebrate! This time of year finds me out soaking up the spring sunshine and out of the house we just spent the cold winter months taking shelter in. Conversing with […]
Happy Years – Memory says the Tulip Last Monday on #gardenchat we welcomed the talented author Geraldine Adamich Laufer (also known as @gardengeri ) as our guest host. It was an hour filled with love as we got to ask questions and learn more about the language of flowers from our #gardenchat friend Geri. If […]
I’m not sure which is more stunning : the larger bloom of the new Tropical Escape Hibiscus or ….. …. where they come from. This is a photo out in the fields where the Tropical Hibiscus grows on the Miami based farm at Costa Farms. “Plants are no longer a luxury, but a necessity […]