When you first began gardening, do you remember that moment that you noticed your very first tiny green sprout? I recall a feeling of pure joy. For me, it was a package of pole beans that I had planted a few days earlier. I was proud, excited and hopeful all at the same time. As […]
Most of us are familiar with chamomile as a tea option along with peppermint, black and green tea. Chamomile has many more uses though from helping teething toddler and their distressed mothers to be an herb that is useful for skin ailments along with digestive troubles. Check out this blog post on the many ways […]
Ever wondered what are the best plants to start with if you are a new gardener? Well, there are some plants that are very easy to grow. Raspberries are easy to grow, and can produce prolifically in the right circumstances. Here’s how to grow raspberries, and the best part is, you don’t even have to […]
Is it possible to grow fruit trees from seed? Or will the fruit be totally different from the parent plant? Years ago, I saw a tv program that tried – and succeeded – making so-called “preppers” look as crazy as possible. I found myself freuently shaking my head at the families featured on the show […]
Transplanting seedlings isn’t difficult, but there are a few things to know when doing so. Read my post for instructions on successfully transplanting seedlings for their best health.
With the weather turning bad in most places during this season, plants don’t get much of a chance to survive, and will often go into hibernation simply to stay alive. You can have a year-round homestead and provide food for your family throughout the winter simply by having a greenhouse.