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Columbus Ohio : Gardens That Rock

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 […]
February 18, 2011 13
Netherland Dwarf

Fuzzy & Feasible for Any Grower

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 […]
February 16, 2011 8
Costa Farms Orchid

Costa Farms : Orchids, Houseplants and Exciting News

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 […]
February 14, 2011 14

Potato Comfort on Cold Winter Day

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 […]
February 13, 2011 5

Seed Swap Goods for my Friday Flaunt

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 […]
February 11, 2011 15
Burpee in Chicago Front Yard Garden of Shawna Coronado

Burpee Takes Gardeners to the Next Level

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 […]
February 10, 2011 8

Wednesday Wonder

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?
February 9, 2011 3

Artful Way to Share Seeds

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 […]
February 5, 2011 6
Kids in the BGgarden

Little Fingers Sowing Seeds

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 […]
February 5, 2011 10

Winter Garden Party Cyber Style

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 . […]
February 3, 2011 9