I arrived early today for the Philly Farm and Food Festival taking place April 1, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Annex. During this event you will be educated by the experts at growing and be a part of community support. Nothing better then supporting local growers if you ask me! Philly Farm and Food […]
If you are like me, you most likely do not think farm when someone says downtown Philly. I’m thinking historic Liberty Bell,fabulous Art Museum and maybe a Philly Cheese-steak but not farming. However, on April 1st at the Philadelphia Convention Center you can check out regional farmers, food producers and artisanal food businesses. NO JOKE! […]
The seasons seem to be a bit out of sync with one another after we were thrust into Summer as the official date of spring arrived. A week after spring arrived the cooler more seasonable temperatures arrived bringing a few below freezing nights that were sure to damage the new summer growth on the shrubs […]
It’s officially Spring …. I know the actual date was seven days ago but now that the normal temperatures are back it is time to celebrate! This time of year finds me out soaking up the spring sunshine and out of the house we just spent the cold winter months taking shelter in. Conversing with […]
Last night we had some wicked cold temperatures hit our part of the country after a few weeks of amazing above normal weather that has brought signs of early summer to our gardens. According to the tweets I was reading the day before, many were covering their shrubs, perennials and moving annuals indoors. First of […]
This afternoon I had the privilege of meeting up with my friend Kate Copsey of Americas Home Grown Veggie Show. Garden writer Kate gave a presentation on culinary herbs to a group who gathered at the Simpson Garden in Bowling Green, Ohio. It was a great opportunity to share with my online network Kates talk […]
It’s hard to miss if you attend any of the flower and garden shows across the country the fact that many gardeners are getting back into growing what they eat. As a social media fanatic myself I’m loving being able to connect with my foodie friends at the garden and flower shows where social […]
Dried cranberries, blue cheese and a vinaigrette dressing makes this salad a sure win any day of the week.
One thing I’m horrible about is keeping the tags from perennials. Maybe you can help me identify what this spring bloom is?
Excited to end this St. Patrick’s weekend with you all by sharing a few of my photos from the Philadelphia International Flower and Garden Shows display by one of their official sponsors – Classic Ireland with a Twist : Jump Into Ireland.
While at the Philadelphia Flower and Garden Show this past month one of the highlights of my journey was a glimpse of Ireland. Trevor Edwards share with me some Irish landscape design lingo.
Have You Ever Played Your Garden Tools? I asked the musicians if they have ever played gardening tools before and I was surprised to hear them answer….