We recently harvested our garlic crop. In this post I talk about the history of garlic, the difference between hard neck, soft neck and elephant garlic as well as the science of what happens when you crush and chop garlic. Most importantly, I talk about the many medicinal benefits of this amazing plant.
I grow Annabelle Hydrangea, and propagating a small cutting to grow a new bush is a relatively easy and straight forward process which would work for any type of hydrangea. What a great savings, considering hydrangea plants can be quite expensive in garden centers!
Even homesteaders need a little beauty in their lives and while most of what I plant is edible not everything is. Sometimes I just grow flowers that I purely admire for their beauty and let’s not forget the ease to grow them. If a flower is low maintenance well then they have a friend in […]
I love sharing the joys of gardening on our Lil’ Suburban Homestead so I just had to share our beautiful Pomegranate tree with all of you and also my thoughts on permaculture and why everyone should be mindful of planning an abundant edible landscape whether they are living in a rural, suburban, or urban area!
When the blessings flow, ain’t it just right not to clog up the pipe? I mean, the whole idea of “flowing” signifies blessings starting at the Head, running through wherever you are planted, and then beyond you to other parts both hither and yon. At least that’s how it’s supposed to be, methinks. Follow the […]
Are you growing tomatoes in your garden this year? Who isn’t? Tomatoes are one of the favorite home grown crops. But have you wondered why you haven’t gotten as many goodies from your vine as you had hoped? Or as you have in previous years? Perhaps you have a problem with Blossom Drop. Read more […]