Indoor Containers

Chatting About Herbs Brings In All Types

Did you know that you can connect with all types of garden enthusiast and people who want to share in the conversation every day using #garden themed hashtags? Last Thursday I had the privilege of guest hosting on #herbchat with host @gardengeri. You can read more about the event that …..
October 20, 2012 2
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Grandpa’s Old Farmall A

I first saw that old red tractor over 20 years ago when I was dating my #handyandy. The crank used to start the engine was what caught my attention. At that time I had been raised most my life in the city so I really didn’t understand the necessity of having a tractor of substantial […]
October 19, 2012 1
Herbs in Containers in My BGgarden

Moving Day #herbchat Guest Host

I’m guest hosting on one of my favorite Twitter Chats tomorrow right in the middle of a very important moving day!  For the past 2 weeks I’ve been cleaning my greenhouse, mixing new soil and digging up all the goodies I don’t want to lose when old man winter arrives in my garden. Tomorrow I […]
October 17, 2012 11
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Pruning Tropical Hibiscus

If you don’t rely on those who actually grow who can you trust?  Being the social media grower as I’m today it is unthinkable to not ask my connections on the networks ‘what do I do next’ and that is just what I did a few weeks ago before the first 40* reading arrived on […]
October 1, 2012 0
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Old Pick-Up Truck in the Landscape : My County Fair

Click Image To Enlarge The Wood County Fair is always an event for all to enjoy.  This year I think more then just gardeners enjoyed the showcase of different landscape designs that were featured throughout the Wood County Fairgrounds.  If you were to ask just about anyone where to find out gardening information they are […]
September 27, 2012 0
Wandering Jew / Purple Heart

Recommend a Houseplant

I’ve got the houseplant for you ….. Seriously! A few weeks ago my Twitter friend @queen_elisheba  and I were chatting about how we both would like to grow more plants indoors.  It wasn’t until I started moving plants indoors to protect from the cooler temperatures  that I  realized I had the perfect plant for newbies […]
September 24, 2012 1
Myster Plant

Houseplant Wana-Be’s

In a matter of seconds the Weather Channel App completely rescheduled my gardening agenda for this week. Who would have imagined the forecast would have temperatures in the 30′s this soon in September after the wacky patterns Mother Nature had been delivering this year.  I think I must have checked that  @weatherchannel reading on my […]
September 20, 2012 0
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?‘.  […]
September 17, 2012 0
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IGCshow Leftovers Get Growing in Chicago with GMC

The week of August 21 was a week of whirlwind extravaganza in the garden world for me and many others who connect in the windy city for the IGCshow. Kick off began with the big #gardenchat LIVE in Chicago event in the amazing Peterson Garden Project.  Tuesday morning most of the social media gurus from […]
September 7, 2012 7
Twitter Chats

Twitter Chats

Do you find yourself spending time clicking over to Twitter to see if someone has Tweeted about a blog post you just shared or if you just have to check out what is making the popular trendy hashtag? I’ve got just the site to recommend for! This is a site that will help you stay […]
September 4, 2012 5