Garden Greens Round Up

I wanted to share the garden greens series I did so you can see the current posts all in one place. There will be more to come as I feature more garden greens. Each post talks about the garden green, growing needs, nutrition information and flavors that pair well with them. Garden Greens: Spinach Garden…

A Year End Review of My 2021 Blog Posts

It’s hard to believe we are so close to the end of the year. This will be my last blog post of 2021 and I wanted to share some posts from the past year. I wrote over 40 blog posts this year about gardening, holistic nutrition, cooking from scratch and life updates. I have enjoyed…

Late Summer Gardening & Prepping For Fall

A late summer garden can be quite wild and overgrown. Your garden may be facing a lot of pest pressure or disease as older plants become vulnerable. It is also a time of bountiful harvests and joy filled summer evenings. You may be harvesting from your garden daily, but noticing somethings are starting to slow…

Edible PERENNIAL Gardening: An Introduction

This is a short introduction to edible perennial gardens, to hopefully spark a little inspiration for you to grow your own edible perennial. Edible perennial gardens are great for many reasons, one being their long term harvesting capabilities. A perennial plant is a plant that grows for more than two years, it is different from…

May Garden Tasks- Weeks starting May 17th & 24th

This week I am going to cover the last two weeks of May. So you can jump in when you read this.  We are two weeks past our last frost date and the weather is still a bit all over the place. I keep watching the weather for the sweet spot of 55°F to transplant…

Garden Greens: Lettuces

There are many varieties of lettuce, from crisphead, romaine, butterhead and loose-leaf. All can be grown quite easily in containers and raised beds. My two favorite ways of growing food, especially for those with clay soil or small spaces. Leafy greens, especially lettuces are among the easiest plant foods to grow. If you are just…