Bostdorff Greenhouse Acres / Newbie

Road Trip to Bostdorff Greenhouse Acres

This year I am starting my Greenhouse Spring Visits in my neck of the woods over at Bostdorff Greenhouse Acres. Nothing like a full house to wake us northerners up from a long winter. < Nothing like a full house this time of year!   These New Petunias’ are truly making me a fan of […]
May 4, 2010 3

Reminiscence Autumn

There is something about the Coppertina that reminds me of Fall. This treasure I’m sharing from my garden was added 4 years ago after touring Spring Meadow Nursery in Michigan. The Coppertina by Proven Winner was new that year. When I brought her home she was carefully wrapped in a plastic bag,given to me as […]
May 3, 2010 3
Whipping the Egg Mix

Spice up Spring Morning

Garden Spicy Egg Sandwich Ingredients ½ cup of Egg Beater 1/3 cup of diced sweet peppers 3 tablespoons of sweet red onion 1/3 cup of diced tomato ½ cup of Egg Beater Pinch of southwest spice ( recipe below) 4 mini wheat bagels 4 slices of Havarti pepper jack cheese Directions Dice up the first […]
April 30, 2010 5

Weight of Spring

I can relate to this image of the tulips being weighted down by the blessings of spring. It is kind of like the gardener in spring with all the laboring chores that must be done to keep the garden looking her best. Some how, we come out shining evening with the weight that had been […]
April 28, 2010 2

That ‘Gardening Nude Chick ‘ at the CFGS

I am excited to share with you my adventures in Chicago with Shawna Coronado and her cute little Pup Harry too! – Bren Shawna Coronado at the CFGS 2010 I’m not sure when Shawna and I first met online. I do remember that finding her webpage at was an eye opener for me. After […]
April 26, 2010 5
Rain on the orchard tulips in April.

April showers have arrived.

I love the spring rain that gives a chill in the air and a wet kiss on the blooms. I love when the April rain allows time to enjoy it’s power. Most of all, I love what the April Showers bring to the garden. Doesn’t the rain have amazing powers that make you relax? Close […]
April 25, 2010 7

Oh Snap…..

Today was a super busy spring day in the garden. I start the day out with a ‘cup of joe’ and sprinkler in hand as I water my greenhouse goodies. After babying the new seedlings growing for my veggie garden and starting some more annuals seeds it was time to start thinking about a quick […]
April 20, 2010 7

Knock Out hits 10 today!

I couldn’t believe this mornings ‘Twitter’ from @SuziMcCoyGMG calling out a Birthday wish to a treasured bloomer in my garden. It is hard to believe this fabulous shrub hits 10 years old today! Sharing the excitement I am going to post a few photos from my old blog that were shared last year because it […]
April 19, 2010 2

Spring Surprises in the Garden

Spring Surprise in the Garden As the weather this spring swiftly turns from summer back to spring like temperatures I’m experiencing some quit exciting surprises in my garden.   Today as I snapped a few photos of the amazing color display going on as the Cushion Spurge ‘Bonfire’ I got quit the startle.  As I moved […]
April 16, 2010 4