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Gardening in zone 5b

North America is divided into gardening zones to help categorize and create organization when sharing garden information. This is where you will find information about growing in zone 5b Ohio.

BGgarden Shrub Roses by Proven Winners / Color Choice

“Hey” from my Friday Ohio Garden

A Favorite Gardens in my Ohio Yard is the corner of my Greenhouse Landscape Project Join me for a walk through one of my gardens here in my very dry corner of the state of Ohio. In the video below  upload to Youtube  I take you out to the garden landscape surrounding the breezeway / […]
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Growing Tomatoes Online

What’s not to love about social media? You can now grow tomatoes in cyber space …. well at least learn the details on how to by the experts! we are so lucky in this day and age to be able to have 1,000’s of experts to help us in all aspects of life including growing […]
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Join Me on a May #GardenWalk

On Thursday, the last week of May 2012 I was busy in the garden weeding, planting and mulching when I decided to do a live stream of my progress. Using the smart phone app Ustream to share live from my garden has provided a way for me to document my progress as well as help […]
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Ohio Spring Garden 2012

If I Can Grow a Rose

Five summers ago it all started with a pair of Knock Out Roses planted just outside the mudroom attached to our garage. This landscape rose was a new product in my area that promised fabulous blooms with low maintenance. I planted them outside the
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Taco Salad

Family Favorite With a Veggie Spin : Taco Salad

I think my son thinks I’m Super Mom because he always gives me just 24 hours notice when he needs a special dish for a Boy Scout or School Band event. In theme with my super hero status I must add that  yesterday was another one of those test to see if I could ‘leap […]
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Read All About it …. Paper.li

Do you subscribe to a Paperli yet? It is a fun way to orgainize what you follow on the social netoworks such as Twitter, Facebook and Google +. You can even attach your favorite RSS feeds making it possible to share just about anything on the web with your friends who follow you online. The […]
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In My Garden : WOW Blooms From Climber On My Front Porch.

Wow Wednesday

This rose was purchases at a local Walmart for $4  three years ago.  It took off growing when we added the trellis  that we made from left over plumbing pipe.  I feed this rose all year round with Starbucks coffee grounds and egg shells from my kitchen.  I wish the blog could provide a scent […]
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Ohio Spring Garden 2012

Tomato Starters: 3 Varieties For Newbies

Do You Like the Smell of Tomato Leaves? Nothing beats the joy you will feel when you plant a little tiny seed and in a few short warm weeks it becomes this amazing new plant. In the top photo is a new variety of tomato that my brother in law gave me. It is expect […]
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Romaine from Garden to Kitchen

Easy Gardening with Romaine and Pansies

Yummy Romaine Garden that was Easy to Grow While you are out enjoying the amazing spring weather hitting most of the Midwest this weekend be sure to think of gardening in your own space. It doesn’t matter if you have a big space or small space to garden Romaine lettuce is one the easiest veggies […]
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BGgarden.com on PInterest

Connect with the Pinning Bloggers

I really love asking people to “Pin Me” …. doesn’t the idea of sticking it to someone make you take a second look at what is being shared on social media?  I’m officially inviting you to come “pin”  a group of amazing bloggers I just followed Val’s Food and or Art Blog over to Natasha […]
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Arrival of the Tree

Wilson’s First Spring

You can imagine our surprise when when this super skinny box arrived last spring from Stark Bro’s. Desperate  to get some apricots from our own garden we were eager to get this sapling planted!   We had tried a few different apricot tree varieties but nothing seemed to survive the winter back in our Ohio […]
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Dahlia Share from 2011

What’s Your Favorite Flower

Monday on Twitter I came across this blog share from one of my #foodie friends who blogs at The Adirondack Chick. The first bloom that came to mind while retweeting her link was the majestic dahlia blooms that took over my landscape last summer just outside my greenhouse.   I quickly clicked over to her blog […]
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Peonies Tree in Early Spring Ohio Garden

Totally Spring Fertilize Friday

Spring in My Ohio Garden Spring has sprung super early in most of the Midwest gardens this year due to unseasonable warm temperatures.  It has been exciting to see all the green that isn’t usually present in my typical spring photography shares from my garden.  Today to contribute to the Fertilize Friday blogger event that […]
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spring tulips in April

Tulips and Tomatoes

While my April tulips are putting on a show it is my reminder that I need to finish up the early indoor starting of my Summer tomatoes and peppers. I took this photo this afternoon while out weeding.  It is a windy day in my Ohio garden but I’m loving the color and the time […]
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My New Rose

Star of my Garden : Spring Rose Care Tips

The seasons seem to be a bit out of sync with one another after we were thrust into Summer as the official date of spring arrived.  A week after spring arrived the cooler more seasonable temperatures arrived bringing a few below freezing nights that were sure to damage the new summer growth on the shrubs […]
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