This is the bloom of a Hibiscus braided tree I have on my back deck. This container has been wintered over in my zone 5 greenhouse for the past 2 winters. With the way the bloom is kissing the lantana blooms below it I may have to find a larger container to see how big […]
The 1 1/2 inches of rain last Monday brought weeds and an image to share for Wordless Wednesday. Happy Gardening Friends – Bren
As the gas prices this summer go up, I find myself discovering creative ways to keep the family entertained without going to far from home. We have always been the family…….
They say the first steps to recovery is ‘admitting you have a problem’. However, I am fighting with myself to agree that my addiction to sharing my gardening world by using the social networking site Twitter is an actual problem. As a parent it is a general rule that we do not ‘text’ during dinner […]
Inspired by my friend Jen who is all about exercise and only putting clean into her body I decided to experiment with lettuce this afternoon. This recipe was using what I had on hand as I …….
Busy Bee takes on a whole new meaning if you are gardening back near my greenhouse in the potting table area this time of year. These big wasp type insects are buzzing away at the untreated lumber used to construct the hang over that shields my potting table from rain. This type of structure is […]
On Mothers Day weekend my son made a birdhouse to go on top of a trellis we had made out of an old t.v. antenna. The antenna has served as a great structure for the wild rose bush to climb but it desperately needed something at the top to finish off the design. It is […]
With summer just around the corner and the veggies starting to arrive in the garden it is time to share some quick and easy meals that are going on my table this time of year. < easy garden recipe included>
Basil Plant Loaded with Flavor Adds To The Energy Of This Raised Bed Burpee Sweet Basil & Ball Annual Favorites This is the second year of totally mixing it up in the gardens around the greenhouse. In the images above I share a few of my favorites by Burpee Home Garden. Color dances early in […]
Silver Princess Shasta Daisy Take Center Stage This evening I spent a few moments with my 50mm lens on my Nikon Camera in my home garden that is totally taking shape after a rough spring. I will admit that after spending yesterday in award winning landscapes with the APLD group I thought I would return […]
Caution : Container That Explodes Throughout the Season After watching this container design filled with a few of my favorite colors this season erupt into summer, I ‘m seriously considering creating a category dedicated to Container Design. This combination I’m sharing today will explode all the way into the first frost. Tag for a Winning […]
Pink, Yellow & Orange – BGgarden Theme Colors 2011 IF you are familiar with my garden networking there is no doubt you will agree I’m a seed addict. I love everything about seeds! How can anyone not love the experience of nurturing your own plants in your home & garden? Saving seeds from the plant […]