A few of my favorite things at the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show 2010 I’ve been super busy working on #gardenchat details for this spring, trip to Seattle next week and a few new writing gigs that this winter is just flying by. When I contacted the Weirick Group who heads up the Central […]
Best of Show Netherland Dwarf Ever have those days when you have a ‘billion’ things to do and when you finally sit down to start working on the project you have a ‘brain fart’ and you just can’t think? I’ve had just that kind of a week! Yesterday one of my chores included spending time […]
I’m so ready for this….. kicking off spring from my greenhouse bloom today!
I’ve never had so many houseplants living healthy in my home until after I came in contact with Melissa of Costa Farms. You all know I’m a very busy Mom who enjoys growing in our home greenhouse and sharing the images with the network hoping to inspire but I’m just as excited to share my […]
I don’t think I have ever seen so much hot air coming from my neighbors. After enduring a day in with temperatures in the teens , tonight’s dinner needed to be one that filled our home with warmth and comfort. What other food can do that then a yummy roast all dressed up with some […]
As a northern who lives and grows up in zone 5b I see this time of year when my outside canvas is covered with white mulch as a time of collecting to create. This is a time to be used to sketch up what we are dreaming to grow in our outdoors surrounding in a […]
Last summer I had the privilege of meeting some pretty amazing folks who provide outstanding goods for the garden industry. During these adventures into the garden industry I learned that my beloved Burpee seeds was not all about seeds. Really! I would consider myself more of a artsy techy geek rather then a gardener. In […]
A greenhouse is used to grow your plants while a conservatory is to live among and nurture the species and a The Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse is where one can awe in wonder. Captures from the Cleveland Botanical Garden to make it this a Wordless Wednesday …. did these succulent shares leave you in awe?
On a recent visit to a local community garden I was introduced to sprouts. I know some of you are scratching your head thinking ‘what in the world is Bren thinking… sprouts have been around forever!’. Yes they have been around for a long time but I recently discovered a simple and easy way to […]
We are getting close to the big event and with each passing hour I can’t wait to get sharing all the seeds and information I’ve collected for #supersowsunday. Toward the end of the week I was contacted by a representative from @seedlibrary on my Facebook page stating they wanted to donate to this event. HOW […]
What better way to make your garden kid friendly then to get the kids in the garden and teach them how to sow some seeds of their own? Growing a garden gives children a chance to learn important life skills. Kids can experience the joy that comes from caring for something while watching it grow […]
It was a year ago this week I started to feel the power of social networking site Twitter. A group of gardeners who I enjoyed ‘tweeting up’ with met up on started sharing ideas about sowing some seeds. I blogged about the experience as it happen in my entry at Join is for #SuperSowSunday . […]