Join Us for #SuperSowSunday

SuperSowSunday - hope to see you there!   Tomorrow is most commonly known as Super Bowl Sunday for most Football fanatics. HOWEVER, in the garden world we will be having a Super Time Sowing Seeds! Grab some dirt, a few seeds and come enjoy the chatter as we celebrate sowing time. Not sure which of these fabulous garden ladies it was but […]

Greenhouse During Winter Storm

Holiday Greenhouse We were on a level 1 snow emergency in our county this evening.  I thought I would take the video camera out to the greenhouse to show you all how well she is handling the zone 5b weather. Looking forward to the Super SOW Sunday with some of my garden girlies over at Twitter. I […]

Ticket Giveaway!

Give away! Super excited to receive my passes and 4 to give away to The Great Big Cleveland Home and Garden Show that starts tomorrow.  The Show runs February 6 – 14  in Cleveland Ohio with easy parking and just a short drive from the Ohio Turnpike. The shows garden information page caught my eye with  “Enjoy […]

Finding the Perfect Spot

daff3 A few days ago the first of my spring bulbs that I forced in the greenhouse started to open.  I quickly cut the sunny yellow daffodils and brought them into my earth tone home for all the enjoy.  By day two of having them in my home I noticed they really didn’t match my decor […]

Gathering and Saving Seeds

Seed File The month of January seemed to fly by in the BGgarden as I  prepared for planting 2010, organized my home for spring, and enjoyed the winter fun the weather provided. The treasures I have growing in the greenhouse are doing well.  Some of the delicate green I was hoping to winter over got ‘zapped’ one […]

Forcing Bulbs Indoors

Spring Bulbs It has been 12 weeks since we placed the spring bulbs in refrigeration on October 1st for an early spring bloom indoors.  In this post I share a video on how to start those bulbs we are going to force indoors. Forcing Bulbs Indoors If you are having difficulties viewing my video on Forcing Bulbs […]

It won’t be long….

Seymore is reminded of summer by enjoying the water from the well in the watering can. I will admit the forecast of  highs only reaching the low 20’s  and lows in the single digits for this weekend has made me a bit scared to think of my greenhouse project. The thought of losing my blooms I have been wintering over is enough to make me lose sleep. It was a wonderful […]

The Power of the Rose

Rose Look deep into the image and you can almost smell the soft scent of spring. As I look into the rose bouquet it is hard to believe this is winter.It won’t be long and we will be trying to find time to enjoy  blooms like these in the summer  garden.  These beautiful roses sit in […]

The Milk Market in Limerick

Irish gifts at Milk Market One of the highlights of my trip to Ireland last week was a visit with new friends to the Milk Market located in the city of Limerick. The Limerick Market Trustees have been operating since 1852. Apart from the Milk Market, which will be undergoing a major remodel until 2010 , the market on Bedford Row, off O’Connell Street, is open every Sunday afternoon.

Tuesday Blooms From St. Mary

St. Mary in Limerick Ireland Today for Bloom Tuesday I am in Limerick, Ireland.  One of the things I’m loving about the sights in this green country is the splash of bright color on a very cadaverous canvas. This morning we had some free time to go in search of the city.I decided to head out toward this magnificent tower […]