Alicia from Walking Softly Upon The Earth was motivated to grow her own food when her infant son struggled with food allergies. When she learned that she could grow dwarf fruit trees in her yard she jumped on the chance to have an orchard. She started with only 3 apple trees but her orchard soon […]
Early spring is a great time to plant herbs indoors. They can be grown on windowsills year round, but a spring start aligns perfectly with God’s natural growing schedule, and plants respond well to the natural cycle. You can keep the plants indoors, or else just get them started inside. Then, you can either transplant […]
Is your yard covered by trees or shaded by nearby buildings or coverings? Maybe you live in an apartment or have a small outdoor area shaded by a patio cover. Does this mean you cannot grow your own plants and produce? Absolutely not! Read more: The Best Plants to Grow in the Shade http://momprepares.com/the-best-plants-to-grow-in-the-shade/
It’s cooking season: Thanksgiving comes, and Christmas comes right after that. So why are our local culinary options so limited? They don’t have to be. If you’re like to grow food for the holidays or for every day, you can do so in the winter months. You just need to think indoors, unless you have […]
There’s Vitamin C in here? As cold and flu season approaches, it’s good to think about how we can get our gardens growing some of that vitamin C. Thankfully, vitamin C is found in many different places. And residents of places that are a little chillier than Florida don’t need to worry: it’s not only […]
Basil is a staple in many people’s homes. It is both a medicinal and culinary herb, used by herbalists and non-herbalists alike. Find out how to grow it fresh from your own home or garden!