We used to compost mango seeds, pineapple tops, and even celery roots but just imagine the possibilities if you rescue cuttings or seeds that otherwise would go in the compost or garbage….yes exactly it’s free food! I cannot wait to share the success we have had with rooting or taking cuttings off of plants.
Do you think there is a better way to live more gently on this planet we call Earth? Do you cringe when your neighbor sprays pesticides all over their yard, Are you the gal or guy with dirt between your toes? Do you raise chickens for eggs and meat? Well if this all resonates with […]
Not too long ago we went to visit Colonial Williamsburg….amazingly the colonists invented square foot gardening before we had even heard of it and they knew all about “gardening for survival” and using everything they grew not just some of it. The Colonists have inspired my love of growing an abundance of food in small […]
Have you ever planted seeds in your garden and forgot where you placed them? Are you forgetful about keeping a gardening journal? This is the perfect solution you just map where you plant your new seeds and change the map as needed and I just keep the digital file handy on my desktop. It does […]
I love making salads with vegetables that our growing on our Lil’ Suburban Homestead! I not only love the freshness of a salad from our back yard but I love beauty of it when I use edible flowers……the makings of an impressive salad!
Do you make your own apple pie filling every year? If you do this is the easiest go to recipe for you….if you don’t it’s still super easy and always a big hit at every gathering we go to! I love these and not only is it a super easy dessert recipe but I always […]