Keep it simple during the Holiday season is what I’m all about. In this post I share with you a recycled box from my garden and some trimmings from the Christmas tree that became the center of attention at our coffee table this December. Needed For This Project 1 container or decorative box 3 large […]
The other day on Facebook I shared the new wreath I had just hung from the P.Allen Smith Holiday Collection in hopes that my friends could help me decide what to put in the containers to complement on the mantle in my home. The response was over whelming and I wish….
The pumpkin pie plate is being stored until Christmas, searches are being done for creative ways to incorporate leftover Thanksgiving turkey into the weeks meal plan, and the Christmas tree is ready to be decorated. This year Thanksgiving came late in the month and it feels like a huge rush to move on to the […]
Today is #SmallBusinessSaturday and I want to do a quick reminder to my garden friends to be sure to check out your local IGC ( Independent Garden Centers) to see what they have growing on for the Christmas Season. Did you know that The Twitter hashtag #SmallBusinessSaturday started back in 2010 and was used to […]
A lifestyle blogging friend of mine did a post about how Thanksgiving is late this year so it is appropriate in the blogging world that she share her Christmas tree she finished decorating this week. With that in mind I don’t feel like guilty sharing a recent visit to one of my favorite places in […]
I love gardening and sharing with people about my experience on social media. In the new year I would be speaking at a few major garden shows on some of my favorite subjects. Kicking off the new year at Great Lakes Trade Expo in Grand Rapids Michigan. Many landscape and nursery owners from the Midwest […]
It’s Autumn in the garden and the spring bulbs are all planted for 2014 and leaves are being raked so its time to tuck some apples in! The recipe I’m sharing today will fill your home with amazing seasonal scents of cinamon, sugar, nutmeg and apples. I loved hearing my teens ‘ mmmm….. smells pie’ […]
Happy #Caturday from the BGgarden It’s a post filled with grey kitten love … because just one image isn’t possible with felines this cute! If you can’t view this video please visit my Youtube Channel : BGgardenLive We’ve been very lucky to have a few new kittens to share the garden with in the past […]
It was the one plant left behind in Chicago zone 5 at the Independent Garden Show. Could YOU just walk away from a plant that would be thrown in the dumpster? I’m a true plant-fanatic so this little orphan was coming home to Ohio with me!
It’s another rose share for me… so much going on in my greenhouse, home and garden and this Lorette Lynn rose from Biltmore Estate Garden Center is captivating me today in the garden.
Master Gardeners and Editor Dr.Ronald J. Elardo from the Conifer Quarterly shares with me the ghost in his Michigan garden.
I don’t know what I enjoy most about gardening – composting or #gardenchat networking! I’m excited to share with you all that on October 7, 2013 #gardenchat will be exploring the world of composting with guest host Gail Loos.
What do I love most about Twitter – Connecting with folks who make a difference in this world. Last week on the educational yet totally geek-ed out fun Twitter chat #mobilechat I engaged with Todd Burgess. The topic that day was making sense of mobile media and yet somehow the topic spun off on #bacon, Camels and #kittyrescue.
If you follow my network you know I’m a huge fan of social networking and engaging with awesome people around the world. It’s not too often I get to shout out about engaging events happening in my own backyard. This weekend I want to invite you all attend the Black Swamp Festival that takes place in