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I love interviewing people and sharing the information via a podcast. My podcasts can be found on itunes : https://itunes.apple.com/pl/podcast/bggarden-creative-living-growing/id445404147

Plant By Numbers

Plant By Numbers by @rainforestgardn

Houseplants always  look amazing in the garden centeres but there are a few I bring home and they just don’t look so good after a few weeks.  Today I’m talking with Steve Asbell  who is a Garden Writer, Artist and Author of ‘Plant By Numbers : 50 Houseplant combinations to decorate your space’.    I received […]
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Fran Sorin : Roof Top Gardening

Digging Deep with Fran Sorin : Podcast

Have you ever read a book that motivates as it inspires you to express yourself in the garden.  I felt that way about Fran Sorin’s book ‘Digging Deep’.   Fran challenged me almost a year ago when I first read her book to get organized with my creative side in the garden.  Tonight I’m honored to […]
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TwoGreenThumbs Helps You Grow Big on a Little Scale

Miniature gardening is a trend in the garden industry that just doesn’t seem to be loosing popularity anytime soon.  Google search gardening or stop in at your local garden center and you will find many new products available for the miniature garden enthusiasts.  The really cool thing about growing miniature gardens is that you can […]
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Google+ and Gardening with Shawna Coronado

One of the best ways to connect with others who garden is to use social media platforms like Google+.  There are many who share daily using this popular site featuring organized photo galleries and video hang-outs. I have been active on my G+ page for over a year now and enjoy all the new gardeners […]
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Four Seasons of Roses 2014 by Susan Fox

I love sharing daily year-round about roses so when I received my copy of Four Seasons of Roses by Susan Fox you can imagine my excitement. Susan provides a calender, plenty of note space and detailed information about what to do in your rose garden January – December. One of my Favorite Rose Shrubs to […]
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#BiltmoreRoseTrials May 17-18

I’m excited to share as I journey down to North Carolina from my Ohio garden to share from this amazing event. I hope you will join in the conversation on Twitter by adding #BiltmoreRoseTrials to any questions you may have about the event or images being shared. I will do my best to get you an answer on location. Images from the event will be streaming on my website ( right column under Biltmore logo) May 17-18 for the International Rose Trial Competition. And please be sure to follow @BiltmoreEstate on Twitter for complete Biltmore ….. ( more)
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Dirty Fingernail Club

It’s Cool To Have Dirty Fingernails

Are you like me and constantly have dirty fingernails because you just love to dig into the healthy soil with the greatest tool in the garden? This week on #gardenchat Twitter chat forum we welcome Bonnie Plants friend Mary Beth Shaddix as our guest host who will be giving our audience sure ways to get […]
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You Can Grow Roses

Do you remember the first time you saw a Knock Out rose shrub?  What was your impression of that new promise to be able to have a rose garden with ease in your home garden? I will admit when I first saw the Knock Out at the garden center I was working at about 8 […]
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One of my favorite chapters on Kids in the Garden

Gardening with Confidence – with Helen Yoest

She embraces gardening with her southern charm and style that shines through in her writings.  Helen Yoest is the owner of Gardening With Confidence™ website and can be found monthly in many of our favorite gardening magazines like  Better Homes and Gardens, Country Gardens, Traditional Home, and Southern Living Magazine.  Mid 2012 her very first […]
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My Garden ... AKA as a Yard

What Is Your Outdoor Space?

A few days ago I had the honor of speaking with one of my favorite West coast garden writer friends.  I was so excited to hear all about his upcoming garden lectures and his new book coming out in early 2013 that I wasn’t ready when he asked me  ‘What do you call your yard?‘.  […]
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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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NWFGS

A Floral Symphony at the NWFGS

While much of the country has white mulch covering their gardens, Janet Endsley and her crew work hard moving the soil indoors to inspire the Northwest with A  Floral Symphony.  The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is a five day spectacular event filled with one of a kind garden art, music and of course garden […]
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The Herb Garden Located in the Childrens Garden / Garfield Park Indy

Helping Communities Grow Starts In School Gardens

Carol & Kerrie are at it again … spreading their love for growing around this Autumn with the Seed Keeper Project.   I had the privilege of speaking with them this afternoon to get the facts on what I could do to make a difference in the school of my choice. Here’s how you can make […]
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My Rose Collection Today

#rosechat on Healthy Roses Year-Round

Back in early Spring I  tweeted a S.O.S. out to my gardening friends on #gardenchat.  It was  no surprise that I was connect to at least a dozen garden enthusiast all eager to help with advice or at least rally the troops for more information.  Once the questions were answered and my fear of roses […]
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Crimes Against Horticulture With Billy Goodnick

Not often do I find myself giggling about unseemly acts as I did during what you are about to hear today.   I’m excited to add to my podcast collection, a piece created with my friend Billy who is not only a talented garden writer for Fine Gardening, but also happens to be a witty social […]
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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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Could be Dr. Huey

Growing Roses That Inspire

On Mothers Day weekend my son made a birdhouse to go on top  of a trellis we had made out of an old t.v. antenna.  The antenna has served as a great structure for the wild rose bush to climb but it desperately needed something at the top to finish off the design.   It is […]
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Podcast by Bren

Introducing Podcasting by Bren

I’ve been talking to some AMAZING people who are really up to growing some fun things  this spring.  Take a look over at the new Podcast page located here on my website. I’d love to hear from you if you have a suggestion on what you want to hear about on my site.    Be sure […]
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I Garden Urban Style

Rockin’ #gardenchat With The Garden Rockstar

Today I received my copy of  I Garden: Urban Style Grow The Garden that Fits Your Space & Schedule by Michael Nolan and Reggie Solomon.   The photo to the left is a MUST share considering I can’t help but imagine the creative ideas I’m going to get out of this book to help make this […]
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Grow It * Prepare It * Eat It : My Motto when Gardening

P.Allen Smith Brings Garden To The Table

As we dive into the sometimes exhausting chores of spring cleaning here in the Midwest, there is one thing going through my head that helps keep me energized: ‘Grow It * Prepare It * Eat It’. Could Gardening get any better then that….
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Columbus Ohio : Gardens That Rock

A few of my favorite things at the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show 2010 I’ve been super busy working on #gardenchat details for this spring, trip to Seattle next week and a few new writing gigs that this winter is just flying by.  When I contacted the Weirick Group who heads up the Central […]
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