Gardening

How to Make Cold Compost for Your Garden

Alongside your gardening supplies, making compost for your garden will make sure that you have everything you need for healthy crops. For a good compost,...

March 2018 Garden Tour

In early March, we got a great start with digging in some bare root trees and berry bushes. They're showing life, and we couldn't be...

Wakey Wakey, Eggs and Bakey!

Last night, Eric called me to rise from the couch and heating pad where I had nested to come outside. It was hard, but I...

Nettles – a feast on the forest floor

Stinging nettles have a bad reputation. This weed is common around the world, throughout Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and western North America, and because of...

Care for the wild birds in winter: tips, tricks, and DIY recipes

Birds are awesome wild creatures to have around.  I've been working hard to encourage a healthy habitat for birds in our yard because they sing...

Tips to Prepare Your Outdoor Plants for Winter

November is behind us, and it’s time to start thinking about winter — and more specifically, how to keep your plants alive during the cold winter months....

Size Doesn’t Matter: Ways To Make Your Small Garden Super Impressive

[wpsm_quote author="" float="left" width="100"]Enjoy this guest post from Greenhouse Sensation - a lovely garden supply site available to our readers in the United Kingdom.  They...

Orlando lawns into suburban gardens!

From NPR: Florida is sometimes known for the nicely groomed lawns of homeowners who enjoy their green carpets of grass. Chris Castro is changing that...

Raised Beds and Making Do in the Garden

Eric and I have been working on our rental property. We have been hemming and hawing and searching for a property to purchase for years now....

Join the United Plant Savers!

I finally joined the United Plant Savers, although I've been fans of their efforts for years now. "The pressures on American and Canadian native, wild...

Bees: More Than Honey

What's the buzz? When you are planning your garden for the upcoming spring season, don't forget to make a place for the pollinators! Everyone's aware...

DIY Holiday Decor for the Garden

Sometimes I have the hardest time getting ready for the HollyDaze. Lately, it has been unseasonably warm, up to 70 degrees! It felt wrong to...

Container Gardening: Winter Edition

Aloe & Kalanchoe love my sunny afternoon window. Why do I enjoy Container Gardening? We are fans of container gardening around...

Dandelion Recipes (and infographic!)

Dandelions. Dandelions are amazing! My longtime readers know that I often wax poetic about this despised "weed" - I sing songs to plants I find in...

Growing Potatoes in Containers: The Harvest

I think I should probably take this class on Craftsy before I try again... On our last episode... Alright! Remember way...