Greensgrow Farm in Philly

Communities Grow #fallfest11

Take a break from raking the leaves in your own backyard and adventure out into your community to see what seasonal activities are going on. On October 1st 2011  New Media @TheGardenChat shared the sights and sounds of a community growing together and celebrating the best of Autumn.  During my visit to Philadelphia I had […]
October 7, 2011 6
Charming Employee Garden at Subaru Office

Taking @thegardenchat to #fallfest11

Tomorrow at the event attendees will be able to help fill the Subaru Outback and Forester on site with a clean gently used or new coat.  Last year they filled a Subaru Outback and they are hoping to beat last years’ donations. All donated coats will go to a shelter in need in the local […]
October 1, 2011 5
Mums Bloom

Weeping Autumn

The blooms are opening on the Mums and the leaves begin the fall from the trees as the sky weeps. With all the rain we’ve received this week I can’t help but wonder if those are tears of happiness of sadness.
September 30, 2011 8
Pesto Real Time Via Mobile Phone #instagram

Creamy Pesto From The Garden

Mobile Phone Photo Art Via #instagram :  Follow me at BGgarden on your Iphone / Ipad Easy and fresh are a given when you grow your own herbs.  One of the easiest herbs to grow in the summer garden is basil.  I want to share with you a quick and extremely easy recipe that you […]
September 30, 2011 4
My Rose Collection Today

#rosechat on Healthy Roses Year-Round

Back in early Spring I  tweeted a S.O.S. out to my gardening friends on #gardenchat.  It was  no surprise that I was connect to at least a dozen garden enthusiast all eager to help with advice or at least rally the troops for more information.  Once the questions were answered and my fear of roses […]
September 28, 2011 8

Two For Tuesday

I would rather be called a ‘tweeter’ then a ‘blogger’ and in this short share I’ll tell you why.  When I wasn’t out in the garden today preparing for the cold days ahead I was at my desk putting the finishing touches on a podcast and networking the community growing on #gardenchat.    When I finally […]
September 27, 2011 1
Photo by Courtney Tompkins

Crimes Against Horticulture With Billy Goodnick

Not often do I find myself giggling about unseemly acts as I did during what you are about to hear today.   I’m excited to add to my podcast collection, a piece created with my friend Billy who is not only a talented garden writer for Fine Gardening, but also happens to be a witty social […]
September 23, 2011 3
boomonday1

Monday Roll With It

Sometimes the best way to kick start a Monday is just get down in the stones and roll with it! I couldn’t help but get down and give that little kitty some love while taking this photo one sunny Monday morning this summer.   As I was down on the ground eye to eye with Boo […]
September 19, 2011 5
Greenhouse In September

It’s Not Too Late

It appears cold weather is moving in early this year bringing unseasonal temperatures at night and possibility of frost is in the forecast.  If you are like me and wait till the last minute working best under pressure you know that it isn’t too late to get a greenhouse up NOW so you can continue […]
September 15, 2011 1
Pumpkin in Raised Beds

Loaded With ‘Yummy’ – Nuts are Optional

Why is it that the temperature drops and my mouth begins watering for some yummy autumn harvest treats from the garden?  Today is a tad below normal in temperature and I’m looking at my pumpkin plants longing for them to be ready to harvested.  That just isn’t going to happen in my raised bed for […]
September 15, 2011 0