Something about walking the black swamp woods this time of year puts me in a trance. It is almost like exploring another time which makes me lose track of the world outside of the woods. I can’t help but wonder if I am sharing that walk with someone unknowing. Perhaps that other is in […]
As the nights begin to creep down closer to freezing I can’t help but wonder how many more Bloom Tuesdays shares from outdoors we will enjoy for this year. To some the thoughts of Autumn includes putting the blooms to sleep for the winter and a rest period of sort to prepare for next season […]
A showcase of Chrysanthemums that I’m enjoying in my garden on Fertilize Friday. If you click on the images above you will see a larger image with description. I think my favorite this year is the daisy like mum with the yellow centers. That bloom is just so ‘happy’.
Thank you Janet for being such an awesome friend!
Autumn is starting to put on its much anticipated yearly color show in Ohio. I must admit, I was a little worried with the dry month of September and the fact that we had lost so many leaves off of the mature trees. Today I began to see the familiar signs of the season that […]
It has been almost a year since I’ve been totally into seeds. I grew most of my annuals and veggies in the gardens this year from seeds. The urge to seed shop is still a compulsion of mine and I have yet to pass a good seed display in the shops. As the season changes […]
Gaillardia ‘Fanfare’ Common name : Blanket Flower The Blanket Flower always puts on a fabulous show the first year in my garden. The second year it is just a memory because I never have luck with this perennial returning to my garden. The Gaillardia in the image above is in its’ second year so this […]
I was getting a tad bit frustrated with the glare I was getting on my lens from the full moon. When I read that it was a the first full moon on autumn equinox in 20 years the glare didn’t seem so bad. Before giving up and turning in for the night, I headed back […]
I’ve been using the Hot Bath Method to set up many different types of tomatoes for the past 12 years. In this video I share with you tomato canning day in my kitchen. For a list of what you will need to do this project refer to my blog post at Canning Tomatoes Part1 . […]
Did I mention how much I love using Wordpress? Using a new way of sharing images that are in the blog gallery in todays share from my neck of the woods. It is beginning to look like Autumn in BGgarden.
It All Starts with a Seed In the early spring 2010 I shared with you some planting tips I learned online at some of my favorite websites. As the seasons turned from spring to summer I planted the tomatoes, enjoyed watching them grow, harvested for daily menu use and today I am going to share […]
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 .