I Garden Urban Style

Rockin’ #gardenchat With The Garden Rockstar

Today I received my copy of  I Garden: Urban Style Grow The Garden that Fits Your Space & Schedule by Michael Nolan and Reggie Solomon.   The photo to the left is a MUST share considering I can’t help but imagine the creative ideas I’m going to get out of this book to help make this […]
April 2, 2011 10
Winter Over and New Growth

March Greenhouse Report

March is quickly coming to an end and I can’t help but fear we are going to have one of those springs that dives right from winter cold to summer hot after snow flakes were falling in the garden this last week of March.  It is hard to believe we are heading into the last […]
March 30, 2011 3
No Stitches Required This Time - USE CAUTION with the properly maintained tools.

Spring Clean Up : Prepare the Tools

I’ve been very excited about the upcoming #gardenchat on Twitter this Monday evening not only because it is a great excuse to sit back after a long day of gardening with my growing connection but  because the topic is a sure sign that SPRING has Sprung!  Now we maybe enduring winter like temperatures but one […]
March 28, 2011 10
Spring at My Desk

Short Note Saturday

From My Early Spring Desk The first week of ‘spring’ has passed  and I can’t help but wonder if this is going to be another one of those years when summer arrives before we are allowed to enjoy the blessings of the season upon us.  This week has flown by and I’m left scratching my […]
March 26, 2011 3

All About Herbs Social Media Style

On Monday night I learned a few new tips on planting and growing herbs. Just when you thought you knew it all about gardening someone new pops on the Twitter live stream and shares an educational fact about something growing in their garden.  It was amazing to see all the new garden enthusiasts that joined […]
March 22, 2011 3

Where the Orchids Grow

This year has been an amazing adventure for my network at BGgarden.com. I can’t imagine what the rest of 2011 has in store  after all that I’ve been able to participate in just a few short months.  I was recently selected to participate in the  Social Summit Blogger event hosted by Costa Farms who is […]
March 21, 2011 9

Big Goodbye to Winter

Zoomed in really didn’t do much for me until my critics tonight pointed out how cool it was to see the craters  and solar flares in the image. I’m more about what was going on in the garden as the large moon gleamed over the pond.  It was deathly quiet with only sounds of the […]
March 20, 2011 10

Is It Safe? Tackling Fear of Rose Pruning

The day before spring officially starts is usually a super tease to what is to come.  Saturday was just that day as the weather was spring perfect leaving all us northern gardeners wanting more.  Time to bust out the rakes, shovels, and pruners to prepare for the real deal; or is it? The Last Winter […]
March 19, 2011 4

Suzi Streaming to Your Garden Live

It is that busy time of year again for most of us Midwest folks who love to get growing outdoors.  Not that making my families surrounds more beautiful and growing plenty of healthy food to enjoy in the months to come isn’t keeping me busy enough I have to fit in my connection with other […]
March 18, 2011 6

Escape Chicken

If it weren’t for a ‘chicken virus ‘ scare a few years back and the availability of chicks being effected in my area due to the scare,  I’m quit sure we would have had  fresh eggs being produced here in our garden.    I just remember the local chick provider stopped selling the baby chickens that […]
March 17, 2011 7
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Get You Sowing Wednesday

Just one of those days where I felt a giveaway was in order. Anyone else sowing seeds this week? In this giveaway featured on #gardenchat live stream for Wednesday I’m giving away a few of my favorite things to sow.  There is a pack of #supersowsunday lettuce from Territorial Seed Company,  Butterfly Zinnias from Renee’s […]
March 17, 2011 5