A glimpse into my rose garden that i was inspired to design by my friends on Twitter. You will also find a few of my feline friends who just love to enjoy the garden with me.
Do you shop at the grocery store for food items that will go with what you are growing this time of year? I call it the ‘Garden First Shopping List’. The other day while picking up some much needed meal planning staples like bread, milk and eggs I grabbed a chuck of mozzarella cheese […]
I’m heading to New York City for the BlogHer12 Event tomorrow. I can’t stop pinching myself …. I’m actually going to #BLOGHER12! To kicking off #Blogher12 in true garden gal style I’m joining a few green thumb bloggers who will be meeting the fun gals from GMC to navigate through Manhattan to Sprainbook Nursery located […]
Calico Betty Enjoying the Lawn in Our Garden “A plot of grass,usually tended or mowed, as one around a residence or in a park or estate.” is the defination for Lawn on Yahoo Education. Who wrote that narrow definition anyways? The definition of lawn to me is so much more… it includes a very important […]
Click on Image for Recipe : Orange Citrus Mint Hibiscus Tea I’ve been curious for sometime now on if I could make my own Hibiscus tea from the plants I grow here in Ohio. I’m not big on all the science behind plants and I really just want to grow things that look pretty in […]
Being a Mom has been a pretty cool gig… especially when we can play in the garden soil together. A few years back I came across these really neat hanging baskets that had clips on them that could attach to the side of a deck. The first thing I thought of was the railing on […]
Woof Woof …. #WoofWednesday with my Pup Olivia and Oppie Kitty helping me share the new rose garden with a live stream.
Plenty of sharing going on the gardening social networks about mixing your veggie with some favorite annuals in the garden. I love this share by Jenny Peterson titled “Mix it up with Edibles and Ornamentals” over at the Proven Winners Gardening Blog Site. If you have yet to check out the awesome team of garden […]
For the past two years I’ve been watching the clock and counting down the minutes until the Monday night party begins! This Twitter based chat forum has made Monday super exciting unlike the years before when it was only the day that marked the start of the work week. For the past few years I’ve […]
It use to be you could only have your own farm fresh fruit if you had the property to grow them. Today there are many different varieties of fruit trees and shrubs that have been cultivated for the small space grower. If you follow my blog you know that I live in the country in […]
At first glance the bloom of the tuberous Begonia looks like a rose. The champagne color caught my eye while shopping at a local IGC. and I just knew it would stand out on the shaded deck near our pond. This annual has been growing in the hanging basket featured in the image above for […]
If I can plant these growers up on a hot 100*F day in July you can too! Today I’m sharing a quick how to plant a container tomato using my favorite Bonnie Plant Patio Tomato.
Today’s Share From My Ohio Garden The ‘big ones’ always scared me when I would see them in the garden centers but today I grow them in my own garden fearlessly. I shared these bulbs I purchased back in April on Twitter If you ever thought you could never grow a dahlia think again. This […]
Click on the Image above for the Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe I love to use … it’s my Mother in Laws Recipe! Tips on Growing your own Pie When growing Rhubarb please consider where you are going to plant this LONG living perennial. Where you plant it is where it will have to say for […]
Hey Y’all … I’m on Canadian radio News 95.7 FM with my friend Niki Jabbour Sunday at 10 :15 am ET . I’m super excited to share on Niki’s show all the fun that goes into preparing for a Monday #gardenchat Twitter based chat events. Inspiring others to get in the garden by promoting […]
It’s Record High In The Garden and The Portulaca is Loving it! As July arrives so does the heat this weekend in most of the United States. It has been a crazy growing year for us gardeners and many are rethinking how they grow in their personal gardens. Today I’m sharing some of my Ohio […]
A quick update from my Ohio Garden during this heat wave…..
Today as I prepare for the heat wave that is coming across from the Midwest I took a few minutes out of my schedule to share with you one of my favorite landscape corners located at my Ohio home. You are going to love this Fourth of July color combination and a rose that ANYONE can grow!
This is the time of year when gardening consumes me in the most marvelous way. Sunrise finds me capturing an image to share of the glow on my garden to fighting the dark at sunset with hopes of get one more garden chore checked off my to -do list. Gardening has so many meanings to […]
Wordless Wednesday … landscape share from Cleveland Ohio APLD Tour 2011
Rose Share on Twitter From My Garden : Cream Showing Pink Petals Did you know that you can learn how to grow a rose using social media? It is true : I am living proof! I was once a sceptical of roses in my garden and being adventurous for me was adding a few fool […]
A Favorite Gardens in my Ohio Yard is the corner of my Greenhouse Landscape Project Join me for a walk through one of my gardens here in my very dry corner of the state of Ohio. In the video below upload to Youtube I take you out to the garden landscape surrounding the breezeway / […]
What’s not to love about social media? You can now grow tomatoes in cyber space …. well at least learn the details on how to by the experts! we are so lucky in this day and age to be able to have 1,000’s of experts to help us in all aspects of life including growing […]
During the late morning on a rainy June day I took a break from my house work to notice the lily blooms were open in my front porch landscape. Inspired to share these breath-taking blooms I decided to do a Ustream broadcast to share with others who were on twitter. Tuesday has been known to […]
Quick and Easy is how I like to grow in my garden and kitchen. In todays post I’m excited to share a recipe using a new product by LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt .and a few yummy potatoes I was able to pick out of my raised bed garden. Out in my garden […]
Unfortunately, the server didn’t speech English so I couldn’t get the recipe…. but I did find an amazing recipe! more….
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 […]