Lettuce is one of those foods I will actually start craving. Especially in the hot summer sun, I can’t imagine eating a heavy dinner. A soup and salad, or grilled chicken over salad is absolute perfection. Lettuce is also one of those low maintenance plants I love. As early as your soil allows, simply direct […]
Growing your own seedlings is not hard to do and opens the door to new opportunities for the home gardener, homesteader or small farmer. You’ll have a vast number of varieties available to choose from, more control over the amount of seed you purchase, and you’ll save money by growing your plants yourself. Starting your […]
Have you ever tried to grow broccoli only to be disappointed by small heads, black rotted spots, yellow fruit and leaves, or worse…worms? Eww! Isn’t it so disappointing?! I know, I’ve been there! Just like every garden failure, I learned from the experience, and I have figured out the tricks to growing great broccoli!
Even if you have never gardened or grown anything before, you can grow food in a home garden. But if you are very new to growing then you should first consider your growing zone and the sun exposure in your growing area.
We have about 30 jalapeno plants in our garden, and the plants are loaded with peppers. This is great for us because we love jalapenos and all kinds of spicy foods. Jalapenos can be used fresh, roasted, and dehydrated to use in appetizers, flavor main dishes and homemade sauces. Grow Them We start our jalapenos […]
How proud I was to be featured in a national gardening magazine!