When you grow squash, you’ll find that you have a lot of flowers that fall off the stem without producing any fruit. Those are male flowers. Only the female flowers produce fruit. There are typically 2-3 times more male flowers that female flowers. You can let those male flowers just fall off the vine, or […]
You know, I don’t mind doing most of the housecleaning chores there are to do. I don’t mind dishes or vacuuming… in fact, I don’t even mind laundry. What I really dislike is cleaning the ceiling fans around the house. It always makes a huge mess, and there’s more cleaning to do afterward… so I […]
Eggs are pretty commonplace in just about everyone’s kitchen. You use them for baking, as binders in casseroles, and as a staple breakfast item. You can eat eggs fried, scrambled, as omelettes, boiled, poached… I think you get the picture. So what do you do with all those eggshells? Some people just throw them into […]
Square foot gardening is the name given to an intensive gardening method that employs specifically-sized raised gardening beds. The plots are a maximum of 4 feet wide by any chosen length, although 4×4, 4×6 and 4×8 tend to be the most popular choices. The growing area is sub-divided into a grid of one foot squares […]
One of my favorite veggies (fruits) in the whole world is the summer squash. I love the fact that you can eat them raw, fried, stewed, or just about any other way you can imagine. They’re sweet, delicious, and very easy to grow. Today we’ll learn all about these yummy summer squash!
A while back on my Facebook Page I shared a picture of a bowl of “tater soup” that I had made around Christmas time. I’m not usually one of these people that takes pictures of everything they eat and post it to Facebook, but this soup was so good, I had to say something about […]