The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener

Growing Veggies Year-Round No Matter Where You Live

This past Monday on #gardenchat (a Twitter based chat forum) we welcomed Canadian all natural grower Niki Jabbour.  Niki is the author of ‘The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener’ .  I had the privilege of meeting Niki Jabbour at the Philadelphia Flower Show this past spring so it was a delight to introduce her online to my […]
Tropic Escape Hibiscus / Costa Farms

Wordless Wednesday for #gardenchat

This just maybe my favorite bloom every : Costa Farms Tropic Escape Hibiscus I have the perfect container for this tropical grower so it can spend the winters indoors here in my Ohio home and garden. The Tropic Escape Hibiscus shares the front porch with my climbing rose this first week of June.  How can […]
BBQ Recipe

#SundaySupper BarBQ on A Rainy Day

Click on Image for Easy Recipe My #sundaysupper share for this week is a quick and easy favorite. Time is limited this season with all the family activities and everyday gardening going on daily. This is a recipe that will give you more time outside of the kitchen and yet bring the entire family to […]

Join Me on a May #GardenWalk

On Thursday, the last week of May 2012 I was busy in the garden weeding, planting and mulching when I decided to do a live stream of my progress. Using the smart phone app Ustream to share live from my garden has provided a way for me to document my progress as well as help […]
Ohio Spring Garden 2012

If I Can Grow a Rose

Five summers ago it all started with a pair of Knock Out Roses planted just outside the mudroom attached to our garage. This landscape rose was a new product in my area that promised fabulous blooms with low maintenance. I planted them outside the
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Woof Wednesday in the Garden

She follows me everywhere I go … this is my pup Olivia.  She is an 8 year old Australian Shepard and she is spoiled to death by me!  As summer arrives so do pestie critters who like to make the garden a not so friendly place for our pets.  Today I would like to remind […]
Taco Salad

Family Favorite With a Veggie Spin : Taco Salad

I think my son thinks I’m Super Mom because he always gives me just 24 hours notice when he needs a special dish for a Boy Scout or School Band event. In theme with my super hero status I must add that  yesterday was another one of those test to see if I could ‘leap […]

Read All About it …. Paper.li

Do you subscribe to a Paperli yet? It is a fun way to orgainize what you follow on the social netoworks such as Twitter, Facebook and Google +. You can even attach your favorite RSS feeds making it possible to share just about anything on the web with your friends who follow you online. The […]
In My Garden : WOW Blooms From Climber On My Front Porch.

Wow Wednesday

This rose was purchases at a local Walmart for $4  three years ago.  It took off growing when we added the trellis  that we made from left over plumbing pipe.  I feed this rose all year round with Starbucks coffee grounds and egg shells from my kitchen.  I wish the blog could provide a scent […]
Ohio Spring Garden 2012

Two For Tuesday

Peonies that I moved to my country garden from our in town home over 10 years ago is throwing off a pink bloom along with the white.  I’m calling this share my 2 for Tuesday! My White Peonies With a Pink Addition I highly recommend growing the Peonies bush if you live in cooler growing […]
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Tropic Escape Hibiscus

One of My Favorites from the Greenhouse in Miami / Costa Farms Last January I was a guest at the TPIE show in Fort Lauderdale Florida with Costa Farms.   I was able to meet many of the tropical growers at this show put on by the Floria Nursery Growers and Landscape Association at the TPIE.  […]
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#SundaySupper with Cristina Ferrare Salad Dressings

With a mission to bring back Sunday Supper Around the Family Table in every home how can you not tweet about that?  The Family Table can be anywhere as long as the main ingredient is Love. This is Isabel Foodies goal each week as she organizes and supports other foodies who share a #SundaySupper recipe.  […]