Easy to Make Greenery Center Piece

20131213-084825.jpg 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 […]

Holiday Landscape Lantern DIY

Lanterns and Greener One of my favorite accessories in the garden is my collection of black metal lanterns. I use these simple pieces in the landscape year-round. During the Holiday season I love to dress them up to match my home. Red bows and greener to match the theme on the outside of our home to welcome friends […]

5 Things to Be Thankful For

Rose Pairing 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 […]

Apples in a Blanket Recipe

Bake at 350*F for 45minutes - 1 hour 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’ […]

How To Plant Crocus Along Walkway

bulbs There is a section of my garden near the woods that grows these cute tiny blue blooms in early spring. These blooms grow natural and I have yet been able to plant ID them. I can’t help but wonder if the first gardeners who planted crocus in the lawn was trying to recreate this natural […]

The Fall of The Golden Ginkgo Leaves

Nature The fan like leaves that can be used for dried crafts and the tall majestic form the mature Ginkgo tree takes on makes this a favorite in my Ohio landscape.  I fell in love with the tree when we moved to the country and became the owner of this tree also known as the maidenhair […]

Muscari Bulbs : Easy Planting Tips

bulbs One of the highlights of spring  is watching these sweet scented blue bulbs called Muscari explode in the border of my landscape. Today I’m sharing with you a few of the reasons I’ve added these blooms to my gardens for over 20 years and how easy they are to add to yours. If you are […]

Easy Garden Fresh Quiche Recipe

Super Easy Quiche Recipe It’s Autumn and I feel like baking… how about you?  Today I’m sharing my garden fresh Quiche Recipe with you all.  I couldn’t find the original recipe so I grabbed my ipad and started recording a recipe from memory.  In under and hour my family and I got to enjoy a cheese yum egg treat […]

Smokey Grey Kitten Fun #Caturday

Adventures Begin 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 […]

Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

Pumpkin Cake Beautiful day for a drive in Ohio as the tree have taken on breathtaking color and the air is crisp with scents of dried leaves. Watch out for the fields being covered with cow manure … there are a few scents out there you might not want to take in. OVER ALL – it is […]

Wordless Wednesday Gone Wild in Autumn

Red Blanket Flower It’s always so hard to keep it ‘short ‘ on #wordlessWednesday post but I want to participate from my garden in Ohio.  Today I’m sharing the Red Blanket Flower that I know you will love because they are EASY to grow if you have a full sun location in your garden. I planted these seeds […]

Hose Hopping on #caturday

Hose Hopping One of the highlights in our country garden has been all the kittens we’ve provide a home for. In 2005 a friend brought over two kittens who were abandon at the near by University after the Mama Kitten was hit by a car. I had never seen a 2 week old kitten with it’s eyes […]

Septembers Hydrangea Blooms : Natures Art

20130920-115248.jpg The gardens are the canvas as nature creates and shares art….. This image is from my back landscape behind the garage. It is by far one of my favorite hydrangeas – the oak-leaf hydrangea. I’ve shared this shrub on my social networks for well over 6 years and can’t stress enough how it is a […]

Rescue Kitty Hero #Caturday

cat_todd 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.