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 […]

Bloom Tuesday

Tulip My Favorite Bloom this Tuesday Morning I got a nice shout out on Twitter from my friend Kim who is a total foodie and loves to garden simple just like me.  I posting a #Bloom_Tuesday after her sweet tweet! Click Image to See My Tweets BIG!   Happy Spring Everyone … please share with me […]

Fair Food Philly at Reading Terminal Marketplace

Organic Black Walnuts I arrived early today for the Philly Farm and Food Festival taking place  April 1, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Annex. During this event you will be educated by the experts at growing and be a part of community support.  Nothing better then supporting local growers if you ask me!  Philly Farm and Food […]

Farm, Food and Fun

Ambrosia Apples from Ohio If you are like me, you most likely do not think farm when someone says downtown Philly.  I’m thinking historic Liberty Bell,fabulous Art Museum and maybe a Philly Cheese-steak  but not farming.  However, on April 1st at the Philadelphia Convention Center you can check out regional farmers, food producers and artisanal food businesses.  NO JOKE! […]

Star of my Garden : Spring Rose Care Tips

My New Rose The seasons seem to be a bit out of sync with one another after we were thrust into Summer as the official date of spring arrived.  A week after spring arrived the cooler more seasonable temperatures arrived bringing a few below freezing nights that were sure to damage the new summer growth on the shrubs […]

Raking,Weeding and Planting – It’s Spring!

 It’s officially Spring …. I know the actual date was seven days ago but now that the normal temperatures are back it is time to celebrate!  This time of year finds me out soaking up the spring sunshine and out of the house we just spent the cold winter months taking shelter in. Conversing with […]

Live Stream from My March Ohio Garden

Lilacs in late March Last night we had some wicked cold temperatures hit our part of the country after a few weeks of amazing above normal weather that has brought signs of early summer to our gardens.   According to the tweets I was reading the day before, many were covering their shrubs, perennials and moving annuals indoors.  First of […]

Herb Chat with Garden Writer Kate Copsey

 This afternoon I had the privilege of meeting up with my friend Kate Copsey of Americas Home Grown Veggie Show.  Garden writer Kate gave a presentation on culinary herbs to a group who gathered at the Simpson Garden in Bowling Green, Ohio.   It was a great opportunity to share with my online network Kates talk […]

Foodie Shares At a Flower Show

Sarah Fioroni It’s hard to miss if you attend any of the  flower and garden shows across the country the fact that many gardeners are getting back into growing what they eat.   As a social media fanatic myself I’m loving being able to connect with my foodie friends at the garden and flower shows where social […]

Jump Into Ireland

The View At The Top of The Hill Excited to end this St. Patrick’s weekend with you all by sharing a few of my photos from the Philadelphia International Flower and Garden Shows display by one of their official sponsors – Classic Ireland with a Twist : Jump Into Ireland.

What is a Demesne?

Fullscreen capture 412013 112016 AM While at the Philadelphia Flower and Garden Show this past month one of the highlights of my journey was a glimpse of Ireland. Trevor Edwards share with me some Irish landscape design lingo.

The #FlowerShow

 On March 2-5 I hope you will join me for the Philadelphia International Flower and Garden Show. You can follow all the social going on from my world at the show by following this page on BGgarden.com (click Image Below ) On this page you will see Twitter stream from the show being streamed from […]

Fertilizer Friday from my 80*F Febraury Ohio Greenhouse

Favorite Seeds so far 2012 As Spring quickly approaches the seasonal isle in my local stores start filling up with seeds.  It seems like more retail locations in my area are catching on to the growing seed frenzy because I’m noticing displays in various new locations this year.  The image shared to the left is the new Martha Stewart collection […]