What To Do With the Junk in Your Junk Drawer

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Ah the junk drawer... it seems to have a life of it's own, and left unchecked, it'll grow into quite the beast! (I would know... that's MY junk drawer pictured below right now). Sometimes you just don't know what to do with all the CRAP in that junk drawer! In January, I was feeling frustrated and posted a pic of my junk drawer on facebook with a plea for help! I knew my followers would have some advice, or if nothing else, would empathize with me. :)  Examples of Junk... Read this post

Garden Tips: Beneficial Plants & Bugs

Frugal Living|Home & 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 this post

Planting in May & Vertical Gardening

Frugal Living|Home & Garden
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 motivating... Read this post

Gardening in Small Spaces {Gutter Gardening}

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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 garden,... Read this post

Planting Seeds Indoors

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Frugal ideas for Planting seeds Indoors!   Now that April is here it's time to get those seed starts ready for planting! If the weather is unpredictable where you live starting seeds indoors is a great solution to keeping on track for harvests... Read this post

DIY Cork Garden Markers

Frugal Living|Home & Garden
Have a small collection of unused wine corks? Always wanted to do a project with them and just wonder, "But what?" Well, here's a fun frugal gardening project you can do today that you can plan ahead and give to mom for Mother's Day OR keep for yourself!Do... Read this post

Wrapping up your Garden

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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 this post

Tips & Tidbits: Garden Maintenance!

Frugal Living|Home & Garden
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 vegetable... Read this post

How to Make and Can Your Own Pickles

Frugal Living|Home & Garden
{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... Read this post

DIY Homemade Pesticide

Frugal Living|Home & Garden
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 this post

Gardening Tips & Tidbits: Pruning Tomato Plants

Frugal Living|Home & Garden
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 this post
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