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,...

Elderflower & Lemon Cordial Recipe (The Boozy American Kind!)

The summer solstice brought many things alive in the garden, plants I'd been waiting to see bloom to know that summer was truly upon us...

My happy place (the birth story)

Alia Mielle emerged on June 6, 2018, after a very long labor. For 36 hours she and I rode the intense waves of...

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...

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...

Ooooh, a plant kaleidoscope!

I had no idea that this existed, but now that I know, I need one. Behold, the PLANT KALEIDOSCOPE! I'd never leave my garden again......

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....

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...

Aqua Farm Giveaway – Grow Food All Year Long!

What is Aquaponics? Aquaponics describes a method of gardening where plants are grown in water. The plants are fed by the waste products of the fish or...

Container Gardening: Winter Edition

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

Asheville Herb Festival 2014

Asheville Herb Festival 2014 This year was the 25th anniversary of the Asheville Herb Festival.  I have attended every year but one...