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I own a 10’x12′ greenhouse in zone 5b. Here is where I will add information about that adventure.

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Flower Flaunt Friday

Some of my fellow gardeners have shared with me how they enjoy this time of year because it is a break from all the labor in the summer garden.  I’m excited to see the color and pull things into the greenhouse to continue the growing as winter approaches.  Today I want to share with you some […]
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Green In Time For Spring

A few of my favorite green captures from my world in the past few days leading up to Spring! A Few of My Favorite Greens I can’t wait till Spring and sharing my garden as it turns green with you. – Bren Like this:Like Loading…
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Magic Bunny

Magic Bunny

Guess What …. it snowed again in my Ohio garden! I had to shovel a 2 foot deep drift to get into the bunny barn / greenhouse today. I’m totally smiling and giggling because I couldn’t wait to hold and play with my little compost maker named Magic Bunny! Can’t view this post : Click […]
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Top Shelf .. Summer Garden

Greenhouse on the Coldest Day in Century

This has been one of the coldest and snow covered winters I can remember since I was a small child.   Just breathing  while outside is horrible.   It has truly been a season to remember with records being broke with snow fall and temperatures. In the 70’s we had sweatshirts that read ” I […]
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January In My Ohio Greenhouse

Winter is one of my favorite seasons because you can experience the best of all seasons in Ohio. Indoors many tropical and houseplants are blooming that remind me of summer and outside a few leaves from Autumn  are dancing in the trees that nestle in my landscape. The new beginnings that Spring brings is in bloom […]
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LF User Spotlight

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 […]
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Broccoli from my Summer Garden

Veggie Growing in December

Be sure to click on the image below to read the rest of the story….. When the days leading up to Christmas get a little hectic there is always inspiration and a breath of fresh air in the greenhouse.   Click on the images above to find out more about what I’m growing in my Ohio […]
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Herbs in Containers in My BGgarden

Moving Day #herbchat Guest Host

I’m guest hosting on one of my favorite Twitter Chats tomorrow right in the middle of a very important moving day!  For the past 2 weeks I’ve been cleaning my greenhouse, mixing new soil and digging up all the goodies I don’t want to lose when old man winter arrives in my garden. Tomorrow I […]
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Favorite Seeds so far 2012

Fertilizer Friday from my 80*F Febraury Ohio Greenhouse

As Spring quickly approaches the seasonal isle in my local stores start filling up with seeds.  It seems like more retail locations in my area are catching on to the growing seed frenzy because I’m noticing displays in various new locations this year.  The image shared to the left is the new Martha Stewart collection […]
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Herbs on a Roll

Rollin’ Makes It Easy

We couldn’t have been more lucky with the weather we are experiencing.  The beautiful blue skies and t-shirt perfect weather is making it easy to spend every minute of daily light out getting the treasures that will be spending the winter in the greenhouse in their place.  It is the first year in the 2 […]
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Greenhouse In September

It’s Not Too Late

It appears cold weather is moving in early this year bringing unseasonal temperatures at night and possibility of frost is in the forecast.  If you are like me and wait till the last minute working best under pressure you know that it isn’t too late to get a greenhouse up NOW so you can continue […]
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Mandivilla's early spring 2011

A New Space To Grow : Mandevilla

Is it just me or does it seem like  when we are home with some  time to spend in our gardens the time goes by so very fast? This weekend was totally one of those moments for me and my family as we spent most of our time dodging the storms and putting together a […]
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Winter Over and New Growth

March Greenhouse Report

March is quickly coming to an end and I can’t help but fear we are going to have one of those springs that dives right from winter cold to summer hot after snow flakes were falling in the garden this last week of March.  It is hard to believe we are heading into the last […]
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Netherland Dwarf

Fuzzy & Feasible for Any Grower

Best of Show Netherland Dwarf Ever have those days when you have a ‘billion’ things to do and when you finally sit down to start working on the project you have a ‘brain fart’ and you just can’t think?  I’ve had just that kind of a week!   Yesterday one of my chores included spending time […]
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Winter Bouquet

A few of my favorite things are herbs and annuals I can grow or winter over in the greenhouse.   I take pride in the herbs that are produced in the winter.  Growing fresh parsley and keeping blooms that would normally only be grown in the summer here in zone 5 makes me feel like I’m […]
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