Gardening YouTube Channels That Inspire Me

Life is about learning and growing and I would definitely call myself a life long learner. Learning and getting inspired from many teachers can show us the many different ways there are to garden. It is up to us to find our own way of gardening, but looking to others for inspiration or new ideas…

Garden Greens: Spinach

Spinach is one of my favorite garden greens to grow, cook and eat. It is pretty hardy in the garden and so versatile in the kitchen. I recently overwintered some spinach in my raised beds to see how they would do. At the beginning of winter I had hoops with frost cloth over my beds…

Calming herbs to grow in your garden

To continue with the herb theme I am on this month, I want to talk about calming herbs you can grow in your garden. There is no doubt that we need to focus on self care and ways to help soothe our nervous system in these current times. Herbs can help and we can grow…

What Is Your Why?

What is your why?🌱🌱🌱Why do you want to grow your own food and cook from scratch? I’d love to know your reason(s).🌱🌱🌱My why encompasses a lot of things. My family, our health, the health of the planet, better nutrition, knowing the source, connection, community, resilience, building a solid foundation, supporting soil health, sharing with family…

Leggy Seedlings

Leggy seedlings can happen for a variety reasons. Uneven moisture, high temperatures, and insufficient light. More often than not it is due to insufficient light. When starting seeds they need a lot of light, close to where they are growing. 2 -5 inches above them is recommended. 16 hours of light is great for seedlings,…

Welcome December, Self Care Tips For The Holiday Season

Anyone else can’t believe it’s December already? This month is known for many celebrations with holidays and parties filling the month. This is also a time where people throw out a lot of their health building habits. I want to talk about self care and how it is even more crucial this time of year….

Lose the Guilt

  Mama, it’s time to let go of your guilt. Let go of guilt for wanting to take care of yourself, for needing space to rebalance or reset. It is incredibly important that you take the time for self care. As a mom, you are called upon to keep track of so many things, your…

Summer Days, Finishing School, Plans For The Future

Summer is probably my favorite season with spring a close second. Summer to me is all about family time, playing and being in or near water. Camping is huge for me, so are botanic gardens. I have always made it a priority to get outside and into nature. My boys spent so many hours as…