With the increasing awareness of healthy living, people are turning to growing their own organic vegetables in their backyards. A backyard garden has many advantages. Not only does it save money and provide constant flow of fresh vegetables, but it’s also a source of recreation and physical exercise in relaxing environment and fresh air. There […]
If you have chickens at home, or even if you just eat a lot of eggs, the shells add up. I hate just throwing them away when there are other ways to use them. Besides your compost pile anyway.
There are so many ways you can fail at gardening…and I would know!
We all know that bees pollinate flowers which lead to plants producing the fruits and vegetables we eat, and that bees also create honey which is a delicious addition to many fruits or a sweet treat raw. But there are several bee facts you learn as you start to consider keeping bees that you probably […]
There are certain challenges that are unique to urban gardeners. However, the gardening difficulties caused by living in the heart of a city shouldn’t keep you from growing your own food. Here is how we have overcome some of the basic challenges in backyard gardening – space, toxic soils, neighbors, and more!
Summer’s new potatoes and peas offer an easy and delicious way to make a meal and a memory with your family.