Lazy Bird Watch

Birds Does every gardener take to birdwatching in the winter months?  At first last year when I started networking the birds I spotted and took photos of from my office window I felt a bit odd.  I guess I always thought of birdwatching as a hobby old people enjoyed doing because it was something you could […]

Miniature Gardening in the Northwest

 It was hard to miss all the creative miniature gardening designs this past year at most of the garden shows.  One of my favorite designers was featured at the Northwest Flower Garden Show this past February.  She was also a vender at the IGC Trade Show in Chicago this summer.  I can’t believe with all […]

Story Behind The Name

 One of the highlights of being involved on Twitter is sharing and learning from my #gardenchat friends.  From time to time I get a questions that would make a creative blog post topic and this entry happens to be one of those posts.  Today I’m inviting you to join in on this topic as well […]

Sunday Brunch Egg Bake

 Weekend late mornings have always been special in our home.   One of the highlights that help start the day is enjoying the extra time with family and friends to whip up something yummy from the garden to kitchen using a recipe from the family traditions scrapbook.  This collection of recipes gathered in an office binder […]

Delicata Creamy Soup

418447260 Click on Image Above For Complete Recipe Mystery Squash After the potatoes were harvest in one of the raised beds outside of the greenhouse in Mid-July I decided to put some pumpkin and squash plants in it’s place.  Every year I plant my pumpkins early and I’m not able to use them for Halloween.  This […]

Garden Shout Out

 Now that my garden has been put to rest for the winter, I’ve been sorting through my images and cleaning up my files on my office P.C. hard drive.  I can’t stress enough the importance of doing a back up of  images every few months.  I’m  thankful I’ve not had experienced losing 1,000’s of images […]

Autumn Away with the Wind

 In a short windy evening, the beautiful color in the landscape was whisked away.  The color splashes throughout my surrounds is now tossing and turning as the winter winds arrive.     I’m missing that autumn walk out my mudroom door as my Aussie Olivia takes her spot in the warm lawn ( photo above). Getting down […]

Containers Need Love Too

Boo Kitty Garden Helper It’s that time of year when the Midwest is participating in the race against time to beat old man winters arrival. One of the many tasks during this time is to prepare the containers for winter storage.  With most of today’s container designs they are easy to move indoors or just leave outdoors.  However, with […]

Garden Tip #g2b11

 While in Little Rock for the Garden2Blog event with P.Allen Smith I was asked to share a quick tip about gardening. The first thing that came to mind was something super easy and fun for all ages to grow. You don’t need soil, just a little bit of love to grow yummy sprouts in your […]

iCloud I Like

I'm On Icloud This Morning Cozy Slippers, Coffee, Dahlias, and my icloud for sharing it all This is the one cloud that is truly creating continuous sunshine in my Apple world and I hope to share with you what I’ve experienced in this short post.  I recently became an Apple user and have had a 90% positive experience since purchasing […]

Friday Flaunt in Autumn

Look Whats Holding On These Will Be Missed …. Frost Arrives Tonight The warm growing outdoors days are numbered as we enter mid-October.  I can honestly say I am missing the warm weather already and I will moss the flowers that are blooming to this day.  A few of those blooms are in the collage above. 5 feet tall […]

Rollin’ Makes It Easy

Herbs on a Roll We couldn’t have been more lucky with the weather we are experiencing.  The beautiful blue skies and t-shirt perfect weather is making it easy to spend every minute of daily light out getting the treasures that will be spending the winter in the greenhouse in their place.  It is the first year in the 2 […]