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Photography is my passion. I don’t think an hour goes by that I don’t snap an image to document and share. This is where you will find favorite photos, tips and more.
Favorite hashtags to use when sharing photography are : #FlickrFriday #PicsoftheWeek #Ohiogram #ShutterSister #Booyah #Nikon

Bren Sharing Harvest Today #selfie

It’s OK to #Selfie Share in Moderation

Being a photographer gives me an excuse to be the one hiding behind the lens of a camera.  I wouldn’t consider myself shy  but I’m constantly trying to build confidence to toot my own horn in person or online. The trendy of sharing #selfies has actually helped me be more confident at sharing a candid […]
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Ohio Science Highways - Barn

I’m Obsessed With Farm Structures : #barnstalking

On my Mothers Side of the family my grandparents and uncles were Michigan farmers. When it comes to my obsession with barns I can’t help but question if farming is something that runs in your blood?  It’s kind of like a craving …. I just want to get in the car and drive down the […]
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Barnstalking in West Virgina

Spring Drive : Scenic Route to The South

Last weekend my husband and I took a road trip weekend down to the South.  Our destination : Charlotte , North Carolina. And although I’m a true Midwest gal I love to visit the southern states.  I took advantage of  being the passenger by taking lots of photos and sharing them along the way on […]
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Creeping Phlox

One Word Photo Challenge: Purple

One of my favorite hobbies is to take photos of just about everything.   Jennifer Nichole Wells  who hosts one of my favorite photography blogs is hosting a ‘One Word Photo Challenge’.   This weeks color is one of my favorites in the garden and so my image comes from my early Spring garden border. Creeping phlox […]
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Wildlife Photo Contest @NWF

There’s a photo contest going on over at the National Wildlife Federation site and I’m thinking about entering a few photos from my front porch. Grace Kitty Watches This Canadian Who Stopped By That Goose Was Back Again Today Not only have we had a few visits from the Canadian geese this first week in […]
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Flickr Friday : Did You Know

Did you know that the largest sharing and photo networking site Flickr was created by Caterina Fake in 2004?  I was quit impressed to read of her other achievements over the year and what a pioneer in social media she has been.  Browsing her blog has been an eye opener for me as from the […]
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LA Burdick Chocolate Basket

A Piece of NYC : Cannoli Style

The chocolate in this photo share appears to have nothing to do with growing but I’m going to share with you how it is about of growing garden relationships using social media.  You see, I started following this talented foodie / lifestyles writer back in March 2012 while attending the Philadelphia Flower show. We both […]
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Purfect Kitty in the Blooms

iPhone : 5 Quick Photography Tips from a Gardener

The best thing about taking a photo with an iphone is the capture is simple, ease and totally accessible.  Seriously, who doesn’t have their phone on them at all times these days? Today I would like to share  5 simple photography tips when using an iPhone in the garden and out! 1. My #1 rule […]
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Instagram Weekend Project : #WHPbluronpurpose

This Weekend I’m joining in on instagram: Hashtag Project: #WHPbluronpurpose.  What a great way to practice your photography skills and join in the conversation with millions of other people who use instagram. I’m looking forward to sharing some blurpurpose theme images from my garden. Weekend Hashtag Project is a series featuring designated themes & hashtags chosen […]
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Woof Wednesday in the Garden

She follows me everywhere I go … this is my pup Olivia.  She is an 8 year old Australian Shepard and she is spoiled to death by me!  As summer arrives so do pestie critters who like to make the garden a not so friendly place for our pets.  Today I would like to remind […]
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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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Spring Grass Pup

Woof Wednesday

Nothing beats Spring playing in the fresh green grass with my Pup Olivia. Today is #woofWednesday on Twitter so be sure to follow along and tweet one of your favorite Doggy Pics! I follow the @ASPCA on Twitter and enjoy their adorable puppy shares and information on how you can help out locally with pets […]
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Garden Shout Out

Now that my garden has been put to rest for the winter, I’ve been sorting through my images and cleaning up my files on my office P.C. hard drive.  I can’t stress enough the importance of doing a back up of  images every few months.  I’m  thankful I’ve not had experienced losing 1,000’s of images […]
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Greensgrow Farm in Philly

Communities Grow #fallfest11

Take a break from raking the leaves in your own backyard and adventure out into your community to see what seasonal activities are going on. On October 1st 2011  New Media @TheGardenChat shared the sights and sounds of a community growing together and celebrating the best of Autumn.  During my visit to Philadelphia I had […]
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Bradford Pears First To Bloom

Pear Flare Must Share

I highly recommend the beautiful Bradford pear tree not only because they provide beautiful color in the Autumn but because they have the most grand welcome to early spring! YOUR THOUGHTS?
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Big Goodbye to Winter

Zoomed in really didn’t do much for me until my critics tonight pointed out how cool it was to see the craters  and solar flares in the image. I’m more about what was going on in the garden as the large moon gleamed over the pond.  It was deathly quiet with only sounds of the […]
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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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