Cosmos ‘Snowpuff’ : wonderful to find this blooming in my raised bed today. Forgive me for such a short post but I am on my way to Dallas, Texas to cover the GWA Garden Writers Association presents the “Virtual Garden Tour” from Dallas .
Thank you everyone for making this another fun BGgarden Networking event! Note: if you want to find out more about Corona Tools or the 62nd Annual GWA Symposium or take a closer look at the SPIN BIN click on the highlighted links! I want to thank everyone once again for making this event extra fun! […]
I was ecstatic to find during my daily visit over to my Facebook site at the BGgarden.com to find that I had hit 1,000 friends. The BGgarden Facebook page is where I share what is going on in my life of gardening following the same shares here on my blog. Now I know that it’s […]
I do believe that today I picked the last of my large harvest of tomatoes for Summer ’10. My five gallon bucket was filled to the top with a collection of some of the best tomatoes I have ever grown. The tomatoes that are have produced above and beyond my expectations include Pink Brandywine, Amish […]
It is hard for me to imagine there is anything healthy in this yummy helping of Chocolate Zucchini Forest Cake in the photo above. It is true, not only does it have eggs in the ingredients it has zucchini. Leave it to me to make it sinfully and loaded with calories! Growing what we eat […]
Raindrops – a rare treat in the garden this summer…. Woke up to the sound of raindrops on my bedroom window and it felt like Christmas morning. Unfortunately, it was only a little drizzle that was done before my first cup of coffee was complete. Variegated Morning Glory ‘Minibar Rose’ Amazing what a few raindrops […]
Today I whipped up this super easy family favorite to enjoy for a late afternoon snack….
It is my busy time of the year being a Mommy who loves to harvest and preserve her veggie garden. As I was admiring that amazing tropical bloom I quickly realized that I needed to thank my dear friend Annie for her wonderful Haven Brew that she produces to help gardeners like me grow natural. […]
And if you think you are sitting down beside me in the greenhouse this winter.... you have another thing coming! I'm breaking the rules again today when it comes to garden blogging. Wordy Wednesday is just my thing!
The arrival of the sunflowers usually means that summer is at close end in my neck of the woods. These days I have been growing early bloomers like the Del Sol Sunflower (top photo) that bloom in 50 days. I am loving this variety that grows to 5 feet tall with numerous blooms on one […]
I’m super proud to announce that this is the first of my completely grown GREEN tomatoes! These seeds were sent to me from Natures Crossroads out of Indiana in early spring. The seeds were started in my greenhouse which was maintained completely green and then transplanted to my Veggie Garden which was fertilized by Haven […]
I’m loving the blooms of my rows of zinnias out in the veggie garden. This hot red is from Mix pack by Burpee Seed that I purchased at Walmart for $1 . I have been enjoying these as cut flowers in my favorite vase in our home. As I snapped some shots of what I […]
Today while out picking tomatoes for a yummy sandwich to be served at lunch, I spotted this rough looking butterfly. I had seen this critter flying around my garden early this week. Unfortunately, I didn’t have my camera in hand so I could share it on the Garden Network with hopes of finding out what […]
What has gotten into me with all these ‘bug’ shares lately. I think it is all the green and growing natural I have been doing that is inviting all the wonderful creatures into my growing zone. And just when you think you have seen it all this little guy is truly doing his thing with […]
You should have know I would post the recipe – RIGHT? Click on the image above for the Sweet Hot Pickling recipe I have been using as long as I have been canning. Don’t let the tightly packed jars fool you into thinking this is a hard recipe. If you have any interest in canning […]
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 […]