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Hoen’s Greenhouse far from suc-ky

On a cool but very Midwest early spring Friday I headed up to one of my favorite greenhouses to be inspired.  Hoens’ Greenhouse was far from a disappointment when I walked into spring upon arrive to their location. The color choice for these succulents was far from unnoticed.  I love the selection and the trendy […]

Flower Friday

Daisy Today is just a Gerber Daisy kind of day! I love using cut flowers in my home. The blooms you can find locally will bring a smile to your face all day long. This display happens to be in the only blue canning jar I have from my sweet Niece Jenny. When I look at […]

Tomato Seed Share

I love it when my Garden Friends multitask by share their treasures and feed my addiction for collecting seeds! The video below is a quick demo on how to start tomato seeds with some tips I found on the Bayou Gardeners site. What did you think?  Please leave a short comment so I know someone […]

Bulbs, Jiffy, and Cajun Finds

more seeds Just another blessed day in early spring this Wednesday afternoon in the BGgarden as the birds sing and the garden starts to come alive.  The sun shining gives us temperatures above normal and the new seedlings were needing some tender loving care in the greenhouse. Today  I was in search of Jiffy containers to plant […]

LIVE … Almost!

Fullscreen capture 10282013 90217 AM Can’t View This? Click on my youtube Channel! Spring has SPRUNG in my neck of the woods so I’m running short on time to share online.   My solution is to keep it short and sweet by little (if any) video editing to share with you what is going on LIVE! It is all coming back […]

Aphids via Sunshine?

Soap Day 3 of sunshine and the greenhouse temperatures up to 100*F. The vents are open and the fan is on in my little piece of heaven. Only look close…….. (Ekkkkk)  a bug and not the good kind of bug either.   The next thing I know I am spraying the greenhouse plants down with my soap, […]

Fertilizer Friday

Fertizie Friday Share Happy Fertilizer Friday! Today I am going to share a quick tour of the greenhouse for Fertilizer Friday!  My Greenhouse Sister in Canada invites all bloggers to join in the fun each Friday! Check her site out at : Tootsie Time Fertilizer Friday is the day when gardeners from all over the world join in […]

Egg Carton Treasures

swiss chard The other day on my Facebook News Feed I noticed one of my favorite garden network  friends, Colleen Vanderlinden of In the Garden Online had asked her fans to share a blog post on recycling containers for planting seeds.  Many of my post from my previous blog came to mind but I want to share […]

Workshops at Toledo Botanical Garden

Lecture by TBG Matt Ross As if the Seed Swap held over at the Wildwood Metropark by the Toledo Grows organization was not enough garden fun for the weekend my dear friend Jeanette and I next found ourselves over at the Toledo Botanical Gardens this past Saturday.  I will admit that my expectations were low after filling my bag with […]