My SeedKeeper Filled With Year-Round Favorites

Seed Planning for 2013 on #gardenchat

This Is My seedkeeper organizer Flled With Year-Round Growing! Seed planning 2013 for me is what I’m growing in the greenhouse January until it is time to start the seeds for the garden outdoors.  I’m always thinking seeds no mater what time of year it maybe.  I love the packages they come in and I […]
Bren's Notes ... Traditions with a Spin

Let’s Talk Turkey from the Garden

I’m ready to talk turkey butt … and all the goodies that get stuffed in and around this locally raised bird I roast up each year.  I wasn’t always so confident about preparing the bird for all the guest who stop by each year for our Thanksgiving celebration.  Luckily, the first time I cooked up […]
Purfect Kitty in the Blooms

iPhone : 5 Quick Photography Tips from a Gardener

The best thing about taking a photo with an iphone is the capture is simple, ease and totally accessible.  Seriously, who doesn’t have their phone on them at all times these days? Today I would like to share  5 simple photography tips when using an iPhone in the garden and out! 1. My #1 rule […]
Recipe Here - Hunt's Fire Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

Fire Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup #HuntsRecipes

Fire Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup Busy week leading up to Thanksgiving and I’m super thankful for the recipe I’m sharing with you all today.  This is the perfect meal to warm the family up on a cool autumn evening. The seasoned tomatoes and hearty chunks used in this recipe may just have my home canned […]
From Drive Home in #Ohio

You Don’t Want to Know

I’m not sure how long that fully loaded truck sat in the tomato field but I can tell you it was longer then the time it took me to harvest my own home grown in my 40’x50′ veggie garden and process them for winter meals. This photo came to mind when I recently read ‘Fresh […]
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Holiday Planning With Southern Living

In July I was checking my list of last minute summer planting to be sure I had enough flowers to dry for my Christmas garland for that coming December.  December is my favorite time of the year but dreaming of Christmas decor in my summer garden has been a tradition for the past 10 years […]
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Cheerful Original Classic Wreath Giveaway

The cooler temperatures in my Ohio garden has brought me indoors to stay warm and start decorating for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season.  I’m so excited to be able to offer this giveaway from my friends at P.Allen Smiths because I have had my eye on his collection of Holiday decor since I first saw […]
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Instagram Weekend Project : #WHPbluronpurpose

This Weekend I’m joining in on instagram: Hashtag Project: #WHPbluronpurpose.  What a great way to practice your photography skills and join in the conversation with millions of other people who use instagram. I’m looking forward to sharing some blurpurpose theme images from my garden. Weekend Hashtag Project is a series featuring designated themes & hashtags chosen […]
Autumn Planting

Plant Spring NOW!

One of the best things about being a northerner is to experience the bulbs that arrive in spring.  To see a magnificent crocus poke up out of the white snow in February is an experience filled with life and energy during the sometimes drab months of winter. Now is the time to get your spring […]
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Pin & Win Recipes #HuntsRecipes

Who isn’t on Pinterest: the largest virtual pinboard that allows it’s subscribers to organize and share all the beautiful things found on the web? If I told you that sharing on a Pinterest board could make you the winner of $5,000 in prizes for your next dinner party would you be interested? Continue reading my […]
Distant Drum Rose Under Cover

Can You Hear The Distant Drum

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 […]