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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 […]
December 18, 2012 2
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Poinsettia Care : They Can Survive The Holidays!

A friendly reminder that it is time to water those Poinsettia plants you received at Thanksgiving.  A few weeks ago I had the privilege of spending the afternoon at Bostdorff Garden Center in Bowling Green, Ohio with garden writer Kate Copsey.  During our visit I captured some video of Mrs. Bostdorff who was so kind […]
December 18, 2012 0
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Amaryllis : Planting Tips

Every year I’m super busy decorating my home, baking cookies, making Christmas cards and getting together with family and friends that I totally forget to plant my holiday bulbs.  I’m lucky if I remember to drop those cute little paper white bulbs I pick up at the local independent garden center into a container after […]
December 15, 2012 5
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“Brilliant!” : I Want You To Join Us For Tea!

Brilliant : Follow #FlowerShow on Twitter for Show Details “Brilliant!” is what the English say for #awesomeness ( a hashtag I use daily on social for shares I find out of this world! ) In 2013, the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is celebrating the majestic beauty and creative genius of Great Britain, and pay tribute […]
December 14, 2012 17
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Winner Announced / 2 Tickets to the #nwfgs

One of the lively container designs featured at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2012 I want to thank everyone who entered the Northwest Flower and Garden Show ticket giveaway  featured on BGgarden.com site this week. I look forward to sharing with you at the show in February 2013 using social media.  The qualifying participant […]
December 13, 2012 3
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From My Tool Tote : Giveaway

There are a dozen garden giveaways going on right now in the gardening social world.  I think it is awesome to see everyone getting into the Christmas spirit and giving from their gardens.  That is why I asked my friends at Corona Tools if I could giveaway a few of my favorite products I use […]
December 11, 2012 28
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Veggie Growing in December

Be sure to click on the image below to read the rest of the story….. When the days leading up to Christmas get a little hectic there is always inspiration and a breath of fresh air in the greenhouse.   Click on the images above to find out more about what I’m growing in my Ohio […]
December 7, 2012 3
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Christmas Give Back To Nature #GardenWalk

My Thursday #gardenwalk share is from The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum. It is a quick hour drive up north from my home and garden and I wish I could get up there more often to visit.  Matthaei Botanical Garden and Arboretum connects people with nature. They teach about sustaining the […]
December 7, 2012 2
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Virtual Cookie Party 2012

It’s the season for giving!! This Holiday Season #gardenchat Twitter Chat Forum is combining our talents with the inspiring #spicychat community (admin – Rashmi Primlani of @PrimlandKitchen ) to host an extra special virtual cookie party to share with your loved ones. Please join us this coming Thursday, December 6th at 8 PM EDT for […]
December 5, 2012 2
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Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

With cookie party season upon us I’m having a great time sharing some of our family favorites on my blog site.  This Whoopie Pie recipe will give you a sugar rush while filling your home with the scent of gingerbread.  What’s not to love about that?! Gingerbread Whoopie Pie Click on the image above to […]
December 4, 2012 2
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Two Tickets To #nwfgs : Perfect Stocking Stuffer Giveaway

Planning a trip to the Seattle Washington area February 20th – 24th?  Don’t miss one of the most inspiring garden events taking place in North America in 2013!  To help celebrate the Holiday Season I’m giving away 2 tickets for 1 day admission to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show that takes place in February.  […]
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