As a new gardener, I often found the task of growing prize winning tomatoes and succulent melons very daunting. Can I say succulent melons here? Get your head out of the gutter! Gardening has never come naturally to me. But I learn and grow each and every year. I finally began to master tomatoes by […]
Often called “Pigweed”, Lambsquarter is often seen as a lush, but unwelcome, guest. Here’s why that “weed” may be one of the most nutritious crops in your garden this year, and how to make use of it – even through the winter!
It’s easy to dry plums for prunes in your oven!
How to Dehydrate Peppers for Food Storage. Using a dehydrator is an awesome way to preserve fruits and vegetables for long term food storage.
Ah, the sight and smell of mint. It is a surefire sign of Spring being here to stay for me. Mint has always been sort of a nemesis for me, and I often refer to it under it’s “scientific name” of yardus-interruptus. I had a friend plant one single, little, tiny, lonely plant in my […]
In the effort to try to live the “Natural Beauty and Homemade Everything” slogan, we’ve been trying to make most things ourselves. There are many many reasons, but the top three are 1) It’s healthier 2) It’s frugal 3) We learn more. I grew up in a house where we made a lot of things […]