Hoen’s Greenhouse far from suc-ky

On a cool but very Midwest early spring Friday I headed up to one of my favorite greenhouses to be inspired.  Hoens’ Greenhouse was far from a disappointment when I walked into spring upon arrive to their location. The color choice for these succulents was far from unnoticed.  I love the selection and the trendy […]

Tomato Canning Day August 2007

*Note that this is a blog entry from my first blog shared in August of 2007. Today was the day to do some old fashion ‘hot bath method’ canning. Not only did I have a full bushel of fresh tomatoes from my veggie garden, it was a cool breezy day in my neck of the […]

Flower Friday

Today is just a Gerber Daisy kind of day! I love using cut flowers in my home. The blooms you can find locally will bring a smile to your face all day long. This display happens to be in the only blue canning jar I have from my sweet Niece Jenny. When I look at […]

Stung by the Photo Garden Bee

I first came in contact with ‘the Bee’ earlier this year when I stumbled upon her inspiring photography at her site ‘The Photo Garden BEE’. Thrilled to see that there was another girly out there touring the garden scene and sharing it on her blog  like I do.  You can imagine my surprise getting an […]

Tomato Seed Share

I love it when my Garden Friends multitask by share their treasures and feed my addiction for collecting seeds! The video below is a quick demo on how to start tomato seeds with some tips I found on the Bayou Gardeners site. What did you think?  Please leave a short comment so I know someone […]
more seeds

Bulbs, Jiffy, and Cajun Finds

Just another blessed day in early spring this Wednesday afternoon in the BGgarden as the birds sing and the garden starts to come alive.  The sun shining gives us temperatures above normal and the new seedlings were needing some tender loving care in the greenhouse. Today  I was in search of Jiffy containers to plant […]
Alfredo Dish

Cream Alfredo : Spring Veggies Included

Rainy spring day here in the BGgarden.  The sun has not peaked out once today so I have not had to water the seedlings in the greenhouse.  What better way to warm the family then by baking a fresh loaf of Italian bread and mixing up some creamy Alfredo sauce with ingredients from my garden. […]
Chicagos' own American Girls

Chicago Flower&Garden Show where ART is ALIVE!

I am going to do what I love to do the most : Share PHOTOS!  Just when I thought I would be able to collect my thoughts to share some words that best describe the Chicago Flower & Garden how 2010  I opened  my Picasa album.   I found myself back in comma from the […]
Hydrengea in the Rain

From My Potting Table

During the Spring and Summer season I hope to share what wonderful products and blooms I am using in my garden 2010.  Today is the first day of spring am I am super excited to share this video with what I found today!
CFGS Best of Spring 2010

Out of Shock And Time To Share!

I am starting to come out of shock after last weekends trip to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show with my Garden Green Girly : @ShawnaCoronado . What an amazing show that took place in the Navy Pier in downtown Windy City. Winter has really put a damper on my gardening creative side.   I […]
Chiroza Wrap

Chorizo Wrap & Salsa

My world has jumped from winter into spring and  I have been super busy working to keep my seedlings growing strong in the greenhouse.  With the busy days filled with garden work and the switch over to warm weather I am totally in the mood for some fun summer food.  Tonight I grabbed a few […]