DIY Pallet Compost Bin

March 12, 2015 14 Comments | Disclosure
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There's a lot of buzz around upcycling and using wooden pallets these days. People are making headboards for their beds, coffee tables, spice racks, vertical herb gardens. It's all pretty cool. So, one day about a month ago, my husband brought me 5 ... Read More...

Wrapping up your Garden

October 10, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
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 Preparing The Garden for Winter: To-do's & Tips It's time to clean up up your seasonal vegetable and fruit garden. Here are some tips and Garden to-do's on how to weed and thin out your garden, prune back berry bushes, and add nutrients to ... Read More...

30 Minute Garden Fresh Salsa!

August 29, 2014 1 Comment | Disclosure
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From Garden to Table in 30 minutes! Have a LOT of tomatoes, but only a little bit of time? Then this is the perfect recipe for you! Over the past few weeks I have been so busy that my homemade salsa to-do keeps getting put on the back burner. ... Read More...

Tips & Tidbits: Garden Maintenance!

July 30, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Gardening Tips & Tidbits: Maintaining your Garden for Health & Growth! I don't know about you, but my garden has gone through an explosion of growth and blooms in the past three weeks. I'm so excited about this because the fruit and ... Read More...

How to Make and Can Your Own Pickles

July 16, 2014 6 Comments | Disclosure
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{Pin This} Making and canning your own pickles is one of the easiest and frugal things you can do with produce!  Are your cucumbers ready to be made into pickles? If so, you can bottle them as you pick them with this recipe and do just a couple of ... Read More...

DIY Homemade Pesticide

July 12, 2014 15 Comments | Disclosure

I love planting a garden, but I hate having to use harsh chemicals to get rid of the bugs eating the plants and produce.  It seems to defeat the purpose of growing a garden for healthier produce if you are just going to use chemicals to get rid of ... Read More...

Gardening & Raspberry Jam

July 2, 2014 23 Comments | Disclosure
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Garden Tips & Tidbits: Turning your Harvest into Jam! My garden is going through a raspberry explosion!! Remember when I showed you how to prune raspberries earlier this year? Well, here are my raspberry bushes now...and HEAVY with delicious ... Read More...

Gardening Tips & Tidbits: Pruning Tomato Plants

June 25, 2014 4 Comments | Disclosure
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Tomato Plant & Garden Maintenance My tomato plants have exploded in the last week, and I got to share the first of two pear tomatoes off the vine with my mom last night when she came over to look at my garden. While we were out looking at all of ... Read More...

DIY Garden Trellis!!

June 18, 2014 2 Comments | Disclosure

I don't know about you, but my garden has just been growing like crazy this past week. I have waited to put in a trellis for my beans and peas because I have been working on other projects and have been busy harvesting all of the berries that are ... Read More...