Pizzazz in My Raised Beds

Pesto Pizzazz Recipe

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 […]
June 16, 2011 0

Shasta Daisy : Silver Princess Guaranteed Bloom

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 […]
June 16, 2011 4

Container Explosion

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 […]
June 13, 2011 2
Zinnia Seed Labeling Tip from Bren

Zinnia Seed Indentification Made Easy

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 […]
June 10, 2011 2

Don’t List Me : I Just Want To Brag!

If you are familiar with flying on any major airline these days I’m sure you are like me and consider other sources to travel to your set destination to avoid any complication commonly experienced at airports.   A negative of flying is the dilemma of what to pack with flight safety in mind.  I’ve been reserved […]
June 9, 2011 6
Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Facts & Relief

Poison Ivy : Leaves of Three – Let It Be! If you have ever encountered poison ivy and have dealt with the skin irritation that most commonly follows then  you know the long term lasting effects from this plant.   It almost  seems unfair how poison ivy attacks.  If you are not aware of the ‘three […]
June 6, 2011 8
My Frist Shares on #gardenwalk via Twitter

Join Us In The A.M. on #gardenwalk

@BG_garden Collection Of #gardenwalk Shares With summer weather arriving in my garden and planting  is in full swing, it is hard to fit everything in my new daily schedule.  After the unexpected and totally out of season weather patterns most of the Midwest has been left scratching their heads and a few who are throwing […]
June 5, 2011 2

Memorial Day Flower

The high school band march to the ceremony down Main Street The Geraniums loving the heat at the Cemetery Ceremony (be sure to click, on the video blow for music while you check out this post) Selection from the High School band at the Ceremony
May 30, 2011 1
Yellow Is My Favorite Color

Capture Before The Storm

Two Year Old Lantana Putting On A Show It was a race to beat the storm on Wednesday as I ran out to the garden with my Nikon to capture some of the action.   First on the list was to water the greenhouse goodies and move the flats of bedding plants I had waiting to […]
May 27, 2011 13
Mandivilla's early spring 2011

A New Space To Grow : Mandevilla

Is it just me or does it seem like  when we are home with some  time to spend in our gardens the time goes by so very fast? This weekend was totally one of those moments for me and my family as we spent most of our time dodging the storms and putting together a […]
May 26, 2011 10