Wilson’s First Spring

Arrival of the Tree You can imagine our surprise when when this super skinny box arrived last spring from Stark Bro’s. Desperate  to get some apricots from our own garden we were eager to get this sapling planted!   We had tried a few different apricot tree varieties but nothing seemed to survive the winter back in our Ohio […]

Everyone Wins in Debbie’s Community

 Today in Texas I had the job of photography and videoing the installation of the Miracle-Gro® Gro Your Own™ grand prize, a dream edible garden makeover.. It couldn’t have been a more perfect day in the south with clear skies, raised beds being put in and healthy plants being planted for a community new to […]

Growing Style Spring Edition

Recently Updated11 In Autumn of 2011 the new Growing Style App was introduced by my friends at Costa Farms.  I was fairly new to owning my own iphone and was extremely excited to have downloaded a new application that was easy to navigate and filled with loads of useful growing information.  Did I mention that this app […]

My Love – Hate Relationship with the Strawberry Patch

June Berry Strawberry Plant in April 2012 At the age of 12 years old if you would have asked me if I liked strawberries my answer would have been a quick to change the subject NO.   My history with the berry started in my preteen days when my parents had recently moved to the ‘country’ and decided they were going to be […]

Chicken Veggie Egg Noodle Soup

photo(10) This is a yummy chicken recipe that is easy to make and grow in your garden.  Feel free to use your favorite herbs to season spring veggies like peas and carrots that can be prepared in this soup.  Click on the image above for the complete easy recipe and don’t forget to stop by and […]

What’s Your Favorite Flower

Dahlia Share from 2011 Monday on Twitter I came across this blog share from one of my #foodie friends who blogs at The Adirondack Chick. The first bloom that came to mind while retweeting her link was the majestic dahlia blooms that took over my landscape last summer just outside my greenhouse.   I quickly clicked over to her blog […]

Fresh Bean and Corn Salad From #PF3 Event

Recently Updated2 While in Philadelphia the first of April for the #PF3 ( Philadelphia Farm and Food Festival) I met with some inspiring foodies.  Nothing better then food peeps who enjoy growing with they are going to fix up for their families dinner table if you ask me!  One of the attendees of this event was the […]

Totally Spring Fertilize Friday

Peonies Tree in Early Spring Ohio Garden Spring in My Ohio Garden Spring has sprung super early in most of the Midwest gardens this year due to unseasonable warm temperatures.  It has been exciting to see all the green that isn’t usually present in my typical spring photography shares from my garden.  Today to contribute to the Fertilize Friday blogger event that […]

Sweet Potato Thai Soup

 Today was the perfect Spring day to whip up a batch of my favorite sweet potato soup with a Thai spin. Are you surprised that Easter was only 2 days ago and this recipe doesn’t include ham leftovers?

Tulips and Tomatoes

spring tulips in April While my April tulips are putting on a show it is my reminder that I need to finish up the early indoor starting of my Summer tomatoes and peppers. I took this photo this afternoon while out weeding.  It is a windy day in my Ohio garden but I’m loving the color and the time […]

Spring Lettuce

 If you have ever been to the city of brotherly love you know that Philadelphia is filled with amazing history.  Maybe the astonishing architecture plays a part in inspiring local artist.   Every where I looked it was clear that our great American history is alive in the city. Recently my love for photography and […]

Woof Wednesday

Spring Grass Pup Nothing beats Spring playing in the fresh green grass with my Pup Olivia. Today is #woofWednesday on Twitter so be sure to follow along and tweet one of your favorite Doggy Pics! I follow the @ASPCA on Twitter and enjoy their adorable puppy shares and information on how you can help out locally with pets […]