Vine Me #gardenchat Chicago

Fullscreen capture 8282013 125000 PM My passion… learning how to grow things for my home and garden and sharing with others. The #gardenchat Live last week was all about amazing gardeners, foodies and product providers who are making a difference in gardens around the country.

Pork Zen-Sational Veggies on #FennelFriday

Grilled Pork and Sweet Veggies I’ve made this pork grilled with favorite homemade sweet sauce and veggies recipe a billion times but today it is extra special because it is a part of the #FennelFriday Club. This time around I adding a new spice to this Pork loin sirloin cutlets I love to lather in a super simple homemade sauce. Be sure to follow #FennelFriday on Twitter for more great recipes for visit the website at Fennel Friday.

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

2-DSC_0036 Want to learn how to grow your own veggies at home? Check out this Google Hang-Out Web Event to learn more. In this video Pam Bennett, with Ohio State University Extension and myself share information about basic gardening. We cover raised beds, soil, composting, easy veggies to grow and more.

#BiltmoreRoseTrials May 17-18

Fullscreen capture 5142013 110348 AM I’m excited to share as I journey down to North Carolina from my Ohio garden to share from this amazing event. I hope you will join in the conversation on Twitter by adding #BiltmoreRoseTrials to any questions you may have about the event or images being shared. I will do my best to get you an answer on location. Images from the event will be streaming on my website ( right column under Biltmore logo) May 17-18 for the International Rose Trial Competition. And please be sure to follow @BiltmoreEstate on Twitter for complete Biltmore ….. ( more)

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Web Event 5/14

DSCF9896 I Can’t Get Enough of Home Grown Peppers and Tomatoes……The Farm Bureau enjoys working with people who grow food and understand that food production doesn’t just happen in farm fields, but also in backyards and gardens across the state. This is why they are hosting the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, a free online workshop May 14 at 7 p.m.

Best Blog Post Ever

Fullscreen capture 5112013 125829 PM It is the 10th year of gardening in my Ohio country garden here in Bowling Green and like most gardeners I’ve been super busy laying out new beds, mulching, tending to my greenhouse and weeding. The biggest difference between me and most gardeners today is  I would say 30% of my day is spent using […]

Find Inspiration HGTVgardens on #gardenchat

Instagram Share by BGgarden / HGTV gardens Do you ever get in a rut and you just can’t think gardening? What inspired you to get in the garden? If you follow my shares about gardening daily you will find it hard to believe that sometimes I get ‘burned’ out and just can’t think about design in my garden. You won’t want to miss #gardenchat ( Twitter chat forum) tonight when the guest host is HGTV gardens. I’m really excited because the topic is ‘Gardening Rut – Where do you turn?’ and I know it will totally inspire anyone who Tweets in!

Make It Spicy Veggie Kabobs

20130417-225439.jpg Making it spicy this week with my favorite veggies and Fat Cat Foods. This recipe is super easy and will make everyone at the dinner table happy. It’s super important to have a spicy sauce with flavor and not over powered by heat. I was lucky enough to receive six samples thanks to my foodie […]

Get Excited About Gardening With AAS 2013

Canna Sout Pacific Scarlet This year in my home garden I’ve got some exciting new veggies and blooms growing from seed.  The art of growing a beautiful garden from seed is quit easy if you just take the time to read careful planting directions for each variety and have patience.    The little bit of effort will be well […]

Spring Rain #gardenwalk

Daffs Heading Back to the Orchard April showers … well you know! The rain storm brought many puddles to our Ohio garden.  It was much needed rain in our garden that was very dry for the month of April.  I’m sure if I checked the state records for rain fall we are under expectations.   With this in mind we are enjoying […]