Gardening: A Shift In My Focus

We have had a garden for well over a decade, close to two decades now. (Since my boys were young, they are now adults or close to it. Ages 21, almost 19 and 16.) The garden was always in the back corner of the yard, leaving the majority of the yard for the boys to…

Finding Your Way Of Gardening

We all come to gardening for various reasons. Some people start a garden because they grew up in a family of gardeners. Some start a garden as a way to connect with their children through a fun activity. Others may be foodies and want the very best and freshest ingredients around, while some want food…

Living A Modern Homesteading Life

Is it possible to homestead without acres of land and animals? I think you definitely can by incorporating many aspects of modern homesteading into your lifestyle! There are a lot of people who want to homestead, but don’t live on acres of land out in the country. It doesn’t have to be that way! Modern…

Cool season gardening

My last post was talking about things you can do to get ready before the the last day of expected frost. Today I want to talk a little about cool season gardening and the many plants you can start/grow well before the last frost date. 🌱🌱🌱 Did you know you can start long growing plants…

National Kale Day!

Happy National Kale Day! What is your favorite kind of kale? Or your favorite way to use it? 🌱🌱🌱 #kale is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, Manganese and Copper. It’s also a very good source of vitamin B6, fiber, calcium, vitamin E and potassium. 🌱🌱🌱 When it comes to other…