Can You Hear The Distant Drum

Distant Drum Rose Under Cover This is the last of the blooms on my Distant Drum rose shrub for 2012 but I’m looking forward to sharing more about roses in the post to come now that I’ve been introduced to the varieties that can be enjoyed in most any home garden. I will miss you Distant Drum but you can […]

Mediterranean Veggie Dish Brings Back Summer Garden

Hunts Signature Dishes 1 Super Moist Chicken and The Veggies Cooked in the Herb Filled Diced Tomatoes Brought Back The Summer Garden It has been a busy autumn getting the greenhouse in tip-top shape for year-round growing, putting the gardens to rest by dressing it to prepare  for winter and finding the time to enjoying one of my favorite […]

This Is My Country

Your Vote Counts! We are in the final hours to election day 2012. President Barack Obama and Governor  Mitt Romney are storming through a final exhaustive campaign push Monday with many visits to my state of Ohio.  I’ve been following both parties official sites on Twitter, Facebook and Google + to see what both camps are sharing.   I […]

Don’t Miss The Header on Twitter

Twitter Header   Twitter added a new feature back in September and it has come to my attention that many of my Twitter connections are NOT aware of.  The impact of this new option is huge so let me try and explain some simple facts about this new feature. The new feature is similar to the Facebook […]

Cashew Chicken Casserole

Chicken Cashew Caserole Cashew Chicken Casserole – Easy Autumn Meal This is not your typical chicken and rice casserole. The ginger, garlic and wild rice combo  is super easy to make and I promise it will leave your family wanting more.  I used broccoli we grew this summer and had in the freezer but if you don’t grow […]

Olivia – A Pup Who Is Always Happy

oliva_woofwednesday It’s #woofwednesday and to celebrate I’m sharing a few of my favorite images of my 8 year old Aussie.   I love the image on the lower right of the collage above because it is one of the rare times I caught my pup grinning.  Some may think it is a snarl or that the dog […]

Are You Verified on Pinterest

Pinterest_bgVerification Pinterest announced it is launching website verification which basically lets you verify that you own the website listed on your Pinterest profile. What I like most about this verification similar to Twitter verification , you will see a red checkmark next to your domain in search results, as well as the full website URL and […]

Ornamental Grasses

DSC_0061 Boo Kitty Playing Under the Tall Grass in Autumn There are many different varieties of ornamental grasses. I’m not sure which variety of ornamental grass I have featured in the blog post above but judging by the google searches I’ve done I think it is Pampas Grass. There is a wonderful article about the different […]

Easy Spice Mix For Tacos

photo 2-002 I always joke around to my family and friends saying I could totally be from the south because I could eat spicy southwest food any day or time of the year. Taco’s are traditionally a southwest meal and I have prepared them in many different ways. I have used cheap hamburger, healthy ground turkey and […]

Chilled Artichoke Dip

Let's Celebrate .. Easy and Delish! There is something about the cooler temperatures and putting the garden to rest that makes me want to start serving up appetizers. Today I pulled the last of my heirloom tomatoes that I grew from seed from my garden and I’m thinking it is a time to celebrate the amazing harvest we had this past […]

Grow a Dinner Plate on #spicychat

Moo-Poo and Renee's Garden Beets I’m bringing the garden to  #spicychat Twitter chat forum Thursday at 8 p.m. ET when I guest host from my kitchen garden in Ohio. To bring awareness to all the things you can grow on your own I’m sharing tips and products that will get you growing successfully.  During this event that takes place on […]

Autumn Dahlia : The Plant Well Worth The Wait

dahlia212 A Tuber in a Package I bought in April is Gold in The October Garden As I snap photos to share on instagram this Tuesday of the stunning dahlia bloom in my late October Ohio garden it hard to believe there were once a piece of root I picked up at the local garden department […]

Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr

My First Blog Hosted on Blogger After #Blogchat Twitter forum event on Sunday I was moved to do a shout out to the free blogging services at WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr.  The topic for this Sunday Night was disusing if your blog content  is TOO Promotional.  This topic got me thinking about how many people who had wonderful things they could […]

Chatting About Herbs Brings In All Types

Indoor Containers 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 …..

Grandpa’s Old Farmall A

Farmall A Art 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 […]

Moving Day #herbchat Guest Host

Herbs in Containers in My BGgarden 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 […]