Container Gardening: Some Suggested Plants

When you have limited space or find an open spot in your garden you have the option of growing in containers. You will want to make sure that there is adequate light or choose plants whose light requirements fit the spot. I especially like using grow bags to fill in gaps in the garden or…

Earth Day 2022, Earth Day Every Day

Today is Earth Day, well technically every day is Earth Day, but today we take note of how special this planet is. It is a time to recognize that the choices we make on a daily basis have a huge impact on our planet. It is also a time to see where we can make…

Tips For Transplanting Seedlings Into The Garden

As the time comes to transplant out seedlings whether they were started by us or bought there are some things we can do to help ensure that they thrive. Below are some time tested tips I have found that work for me.  Harden off seedlings by slowly acclimating them to the garden by setting them…

Dandelions, A Wonderfully Beneficial “Weed”

Dandelions are popping up right now where I live and depending on your temperatures they should be for you too. Growing up I loved making wishes on dandelion puffs, watching as they blew away. I also remember getting scolded for doing it because they were going to start growing everywhere. I didn’t see why it…

Gardening Tips For Growing In Small Spaces

One of the biggest misconceptions about growing food is that you need acres of land to feed your family. This can be true if you are trying to grow 100% of your families food, but that can be unrealistic for a lot of families without considerable planning and life arranging. If definitely can be done,…

What’s In Season: Spring

Spring is here and with it comes more variety with what’s in season! This is the kickoff to months of delicious fresh food from the garden, a CSA or the local farmers market. Eating seasonally and locally helps ensure higher nutrient quality than produce that is grown in another location and shipped across many miles…

Spring Blog Post Round Up For Gardening

Spring is knocking on our doorstep, just days away is the vernal equinox! Today I want to share with you a round up of some of my gardening blog posts as the start of spring signals growth in the garden. Below you can find some of my most popular gardening blogs to help you grow…

Foundational Cooking Methods To Know For Delicious From Scratch Meals

Harnessing the power of foundational cooking techniques can give you so much freedom when it comes to creating delicious seasonal meals for your family. Below you will find a short list of foundational cooking techniques to learn or deepen your connection to. There are many cooking techniques to try within dry heat, moist heat, combination…

Gardening Is For Everyone

I’ve seen recently posts on social media where people are sharing how they don’t feel like real gardeners or that they are embarrassed to show either their gardens or the way they garden because it doesn’t fit the way gardening is shown on social media. This really got to me, I deeply believe that gardening…

5 Gardening Tasks To Learn This Year For More Sustainability

When it comes to growing food, flowers and herbs, making sure you know how to do the tasks below will help you be more sustainable, build confidence, save you money and keep you growing year after year. Composting – Learning how to compost will help you feed your soil. Feeding your soil is in my…

Warming Herbs & Spices For Winter

 Using warming herbs and spices in the winter is a great way to warm ourselves from the inside out. You can wear big sweaters and leg warmers to keep you warm from the outside, but adding warming herbs and spices to teas, elixirs, soups, stews, or just about any meal in the colder months is…

What’s In Season: Winter

It may be seem like everything is in season when we look at what’s filling the produce section at the grocery store. The truth is much of the food you see has traveled long distances to get to the grocery store. Out of season produce is grown in warmer climates and shipped, trucked or flown…