The Outcast of Spring

With spring comes a few unwanted guest to our gardens. Today’s outcasts just happen to have wings and enjoy leaving unwanted ‘ekk’ in the pond. Don’t think I’m heartless because the River runs just an few acres from the pond where the rest of the ducklings swim. I’m guessing these two were the trouble makers!
Stove Top Roasting

Creative With What’s On Hand

It’s a way of living I grew up with that some where between college and having kids I put on the back burner.   I’m talking about using what is in your home pantry  and not planning the meal around making a trip to the grocery store. It can be a challenge for your creative side […]
Forcing Branches

Forced Friday

Spring 2011 has brought some very cool temperatures which I’m sad to say I’m delighted with.  Is that a grammatically correct sentence? I do know that if  you  are are buried with tons of inside chores to do this time of year you totally know what I’m saying. As I sit here trying to capture […]
Podcast by Bren

Introducing Podcasting by Bren

I’ve been talking to some AMAZING people who are really up to growing some fun things  this spring.  Take a look over at the new Podcast page located here on my website. I’d love to hear from you if you have a suggestion on what you want to hear about on my site.    Be sure […]
SashayMagazine.com

Sashay Savvy and On My Potting Table

….not only because some of my photography and an article by me is featured in this printed issue but because the theme is eco-friendly. I’m so excited to be included in this publication that I’m going to giveaway a copy to a lucky COMMENT
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]