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Twitter : one of the fast ways to share using social media. This is where you will find all Twitter events that I promote or participate in. You can follow me on Twitter at @BG_garden

The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener

Growing Veggies Year-Round No Matter Where You Live

This past Monday on #gardenchat (a Twitter based chat forum) we welcomed Canadian all natural grower Niki Jabbour.  Niki is the author of ‘The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener’ .  I had the privilege of meeting Niki Jabbour at the Philadelphia Flower Show this past spring so it was a delight to introduce her online to my […]
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Tropic Escape Hibiscus / Costa Farms

Wordless Wednesday for #gardenchat

This just maybe my favorite bloom every : Costa Farms Tropic Escape Hibiscus I have the perfect container for this tropical grower so it can spend the winters indoors here in my Ohio home and garden. The Tropic Escape Hibiscus shares the front porch with my climbing rose this first week of June.  How can […]
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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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Tropic Escape Hibiscus

One of My Favorites from the Greenhouse in Miami / Costa Farms Last January I was a guest at the TPIE show in Fort Lauderdale Florida with Costa Farms.   I was able to meet many of the tropical growers at this show put on by the Floria Nursery Growers and Landscape Association at the TPIE.  […]
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Late Spring Garden Walk

Raised Beds Getting Ready to be Planted in the Greenhouse Landscape Project This time of year you will find me doing a little bit of EVERYTHING in the garden. The warmer temperatures that we don’t normally have in my Ohio garden has made it a blooming fest for species that don’t usually bloom together. I […]
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Join in The #gardenchat Conversation : Cocktails in the Garden

Tonight on the Twitter base chat forum #gardenchat we welcome Jayme Jenkins and Niki sharing ‘Cocktails In The Garden’. You are gonna love tonight’s topic being hosted by two the the most informative #gartening experts using social media.   You can find out more information about tonight’s topic on the #gardenchat website. Don’t miss out […]
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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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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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Bloom Tuesday

My Favorite Bloom this Tuesday Morning I got a nice shout out on Twitter from my friend Kim who is a total foodie and loves to garden simple just like me.  I posting a #Bloom_Tuesday after her sweet tweet! Click Image to See My Tweets BIG!   Happy Spring Everyone … please share with me […]
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A Visit With Robert in Tropical Paradise

Outside the TPIE 12 Event in Sunny Florida It isn’t often I get to visit some of my gardening friends I know only through social networking. I must admit I feel we have been close friends for a long time as we connect on #gardenchat  sharing daily what we love most.  It is a true […]
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Getting Ready to Sow Some Seeds

It’s hard to believe it is time to start gathering the seeds we will be sowing for our garden 2012.  The weather in our Ohio garden has been crazy and the ground has yet to freeze completely allowing me to turn the soil in the raised beds where I add my rabbit compost.   I can’t […]
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Miniature Gardening in the Northwest

It was hard to miss all the creative miniature gardening designs this past year at most of the garden shows.  One of my favorite designers was featured at the Northwest Flower Garden Show this past February.  She was also a vender at the IGC Trade Show in Chicago this summer.  I can’t believe with all […]
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Charming Employee Garden at Subaru Office

Taking @thegardenchat to #fallfest11

Tomorrow at the event attendees will be able to help fill the Subaru Outback and Forester on site with a clean gently used or new coat.  Last year they filled a Subaru Outback and they are hoping to beat last years’ donations. All donated coats will go to a shelter in need in the local […]
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Two For Tuesday

I would rather be called a ‘Tweeter’ then a ‘blogger’ and in this short share I’ll tell you why.  When I wasn’t out in the garden today preparing for the cold days ahead I was at my desk putting the finishing touches on a podcast and networking the community growing on #gardenchat.    When I finally […]
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Ustream Making It Happen In Chicago

After many weeks of planning and pulling together trusted sponsors to generate giveaways, I’m excited to share with you the link to the big event. The first ever ‘tweet-up’ #gardenchat event that will be shared live via Ustream on August 15th in the Windy City. Listed on the webpage you will find all the fabulous…..
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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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