Use a mix of whatever berries you have on hand to make this easy, fast, and delicious jam! You can use raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, or blueberries in a mix to make this mixed berry jam. The beauty of this recipe is the naturally occurring acid that’s present in berries. This acid makes berries foolproof for […]
When I first started gardening, I couldn’t wait to try growing strawberries! These red berries are jam-packed full of vitamins, fiber and antioxidants. I can never resist a bite of a plump, juicy and sweet strawberry. I remember visiting my local garden nursery and noticing these bright red hanging baskets. As I got closer, I […]
The first year on a new homestead can be very overwhelming. What do you do first? What’s the most important? We want everything accomplished as quickly as possible, but we also know it’s impossible. Take the guess work and frustration out of trying to decide what plants to put in the garden first. We’ve done […]
Do you take the time to tie up your raspberry bushes? The benefits are many and well worth the effort. This simple guide gives backyard gardeners step-by-step directions to tying up raspberry canes using a time-saving method. Get those berries ready for summer, and the harvest will be ripe, easy to pick, and delicious!
The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry is one of the prettiest and rarest trees that you can introduce into your garden. Here’s a list of the 10 incredible reasons why you should get an autumn brilliance serviceberry today.
It may only be the middle of August, but underneath that warm heat from the sun, there’s a fall chill in the air. It’s coming quickly! It’s almost time for hot chocolate, cozy sweaters, fires in the woodstoves, hearty stews, pumpkin-flavored everything… In preparation, I used the huckleberries I gathered on our last boat trip […]