Shade Coverage in Your Garden

Shade Coverage for your Garden Plants

Keep the Plants Shaded in your Garden Now that June is here the temperatures are starting to heat up! Several of the cold weather crops I planted have been doing well this spring, and I'm hoping to extend the harvest a bit longer. Vegetables ... Read More...

Garden Tips: Beneficial Plants & Bugs

Pest Control in your Garden

Keep Pests Away Naturally by Using Plants and Bugs! Now that you have your garden started and growing it is a good time to start thinking about pest control for your fruits and veggies. While I enjoy working in the garden, there is nothing worse ... Read More...

Gardening: Bird Netting for Berry Bushes

Protect You Berries

 Keep the Birds Out and Your Berries In! Growing season is fully in bloom in Southern Idaho, and I am getting excited about the berries in our box! However, last year we only were able to harvest a hand full of delicious & fresh strawberries ... Read More...

Deep Root Watering in Your Garden

Deep Root Watering Milk Containter

Use an Old Milk Container to Water your Garden I have found there are different options for deep watering, and today I want to share with you how to use an old milk gallon jug to help your plants get the water they need! It's a simple, fast, and ... Read More...

Planting in May & Vertical Gardening

May 6, 2015 1 Comment | Disclosure
Planting in May and Vertical Gardening

Planting in May & Growing your Garden Vertically!   Now that May is here it's time to plant broccoli, lettuce, carrots, chard, peppers, tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, squash, melons, and pumpkins! The weather has been warm this week and ... Read More...

Gardening Tips: Growing Potatoes (Part 1)

April 29, 2015 2 Comments | Disclosure
Tire Potatoes Pinterest

 Frugal Gardening - Grow Potatoes in Old Tires There's something special about growing your own food. In years past  I have loved going out to the garden as I prepare dinner and pick fresh herbs, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, and more! ... Read More...

Gardening in Small Spaces {Gutter Gardening}

April 26, 2015 3 Comments | Disclosure
gutter gardening

Gardening Tips & Tidbits: Gardening in Small Spaces Would you love to garden but feel like you can't simply because you don't have a large yard? Back in the days of traditional row gardening, that might have been the case, but now anyone can ... Read More...

Mason Jar Herb Garden

April 22, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Mason Jar Herb Garden Pinterest

Grow Fresh Herbs on your Windowsill! I love having fresh herbs on hand to cook with - and this year I made a mini Herb Garden using leftover Mason jars from canning I did earlier in the year. This is an easy DIY project you can do yourself, and ... Read More...

Garden Tip: Reusing Items for Gardening Tools

April 15, 2015 3 Comments | Disclosure
DIY Garden Tools Pinterest

Reuse and Recycle Materials for Your Garden! Over the past few weeks I have been busy at Lowe's getting compost, soil, and tools for my garden to fill in some low spots of the garden boxes. While I was there I wanted to find a small watering can ... Read More...

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