When you close your eyes and imagine a garden, what do you see? We all have a slightly different picture of what we strive for in our minds. However, we do have a few things in common with this vision. You are picturing a garden full of what you love. No matter what size or […]
Roses are a classic staple in the gardening world. For good reason, I might add! They are the perfect addition to any landscape, adding color, height and fragrance. There are a variety of types of roses to choose from, making it easy to find something that suits your ideal palette and well thought out plans. […]
Perhaps you are thinking about selling your home in the near future? If that’s the case, we have one phrase for you to bear in mind, curb appeal. It is absolutely crucial that you are working to make sure that your home is as attractive as possible from the outside.
Keeping your garden journals, tags, photos and notes organized can be a challenge. At the end of the season, I have to admit that I tend to get lazy. Tags will become strewn about, notes will end up in places out of sight and it starts to feel like a cluttered mess. I always try […]
Want to learn about water bath canning, pressure canning and putting a lot of mason jars full of great food into your pantry? Take a look at my review of a great book – stuffed full of recipes for canning! Meals in a jar, vegetable and fruit canning recipes and a lot more. Now, when […]
Fall is still a busy time for Northern gardeners and homesteaders. Getting ready for Winter, at the same time as cleaning out the gardens and preserving the last baskets of vegetables = long busy days. But we need to get ready for the snow to fly! Here are the important things we need to get […]