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Bren’s Potting Table

In these blog postings I share my favorite products used to keep my garden the best it can be.

Wow Wednesday

fields of Costa Farms / Miami 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 […]

Lazy Bird Watch

Birds Does every gardener take to birdwatching in the winter months?  At first last year when I started networking the birds I spotted and took photos of from my office window I felt a bit odd.  I guess I always thought of birdwatching as a hobby old people enjoyed doing because it was something you could […]

Holiday Hidden Beauty

Amaryllis Bulb Art I can’t imagine Christmas without a few Holiday containers in the house.  Not to mention, not having Paperwhites or Amaryllis to add some excitement to the indoor winter gardening experience.   It feels like Christmas morning to me when those buds on these plants start to open.  I can’t help but wonder if the package was […]

A cat I didn’t like

I will admit we have had some amazing felines who have called our property home. There hasn’t been a kitty I couldn’t say no to if they needed a home. Their have been a few that just couldn’t adapt to living with the other rescue kitties in the outdoors. One cat that has adapted just […]

Enjoy the Sun

Capturing the Sun : Sun Parasoil Madvilla The image above is my prize bloom this week in the garden. It is super hard to capture this red in the sunshine. Can you feel the heat of this bloom. The Sun Parasol Mandevilla kicked it in gear with the blooms a few weeks ago when the hot temperatures arrived in my garden. I […]