Head Start on Spring Gardening

BLOG_FF One of the really cool things about having your own home greenhouse is being able to get a head start on spring. It maybe 50*F one day and then snow storm the next in March in zone 5b Ohio where I live and grow. My 10’x12′ is a safe haven for annuals that wouldn’t make it outdoors and a great place to get seeds started from the summer veggie garden. Click on over to Tootsie Time to see what others are sharing for Fertilize Friday!

Beads for Needs

Beads4Needs I want to share with you today about a family who found a creative way to spread the word about HOPE and to also raise money for Shriners Hospital for Children. If you follow my shares daily you will find lots of shares about my #littlehelper. Well #littlehelper ‘s Mommy was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer in July of 2012. For Christmas #littlehelpers Mama who is also my Sister in law gave me a beautiful gift basket that included this postcard and a bracelet that I wear daily. The bracelet reminds me that their is HOPE and of all the good people out there who are doing their best to make things easier for those who are suffering from horrible disease like Cancer.

Spring is Fighting Winter in my Ohio Garden

Hellebore Begins To Show Life Happy Spring Everyone! I’m so excited to be in the garden today and able to share with you the beginning of a fabulous growing season. My spring is totally different that what most people would be excited about this time of year. The forecast today puts us just above freezing and we even had a few snow flurries this morning.

QR Codes Can Help Your Garden Bloom

BGgarden Bulbs Earlier today I was a little frustrated because I couldn’t get a QR code to read while shopping at a local store.  I tried everything including restarting my iPhone  to making sure the QR scan code app was up to date.  As I share this with you now I can’t help but wonder why I […]

Little Compost Maker

tumblr_mj2iz2GQWq1qe10cbo1_500 You are going to love this little fuzzy share from the greenhouse today. I’m excited to introduce you to little Grace. She is a 2 year old Netherland Dwarf bunny that lives in the BGgarden. if you can’t view this be sure to click over to my Youtube Channel to watch this and one of my 350+ video shares.

Speghetti Squash

Baked Speghetti Squash These shares on my networks  were a hit last week judging by all the Retweets and questions I received on Instagram and Twitter.  Everyone wants to know how easy it was for me to create this yummy spaghetti squash meal for my family.If you have never cooked with spaghetti squash before, don’t be afraid. It […]

Not Your Ordinary Plastic Pot

20130308-121002.jpg One of the joys of spring is receiving new products to sample in my Ohio Garden. In the mail today I was excited to receive a live package from Pan-American Seed Company and TerraShell (www.ballhort.com TerraShell ingredients are certified VeriFlora an independent company and Tara Shell has earned Vincotte okay composting certification which means it’s […]

Lovely Yellow Memories in the Indy Art Museum Garden

LOVE this Indy Garden I came across these images from a Garden Writers tour I attend a few summers ago. One of my favorite things to do during the summer months is to take pictures of gardens. This trip in 2011 was one of the best because I was surrounded by so many experienced gardeners and fun people I enjoy networking with daily online. Indianapolis Garden Writers found some amazing gardens for us to tour during this event.

It’s Cool To Have Dirty Fingernails

Dirty Fingernail Club 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 […]

I Met Dan’s Dahilias in Seattle

Can and his baby in the Dahlia feild This is Dan in the Dahlia Field with his baby If you follow my shares on Twitter you know I get super excited to share about my dahlia’s I start early in my Ohio greenhouse.  You can imagine my excitement when I saw Dan’s Dahlia exhibiting at the Northwest Flower and Garden show this past week […]

What is Your Favorite Houseplant

houseplant 2013 The slide show above is from my google album loaded with houseplants I love. IF you can’t view this slide show please click on my Google+ album to view the images. This Monday on #gardenchat we welcome Lisa of @HouseplantGuru to share with us simple tips on growing indoors this time of year.  During this […]