I’m fascinated with growing unique and unusual things in my garden. I love it even more if they happen to be beautiful. The first time I saw a picture of Glass gem Corn, I knew it had to go in my garden asap. The picture intrigued me so much that I immediately began to research […]
Who doesn’t love to eat fresh garden peas? There’s nothing like a handful of peas scooped right out of the pod and into the mouth. Just make sure you don’t eat them all fresh! Save some for eating at any other time of the year. Be sure to use heirloom seed and then save your […]
Do you prefer heirloom seeds or hybrid seeds. They both have their benefits…
It might sound a little off-kilter, but you read that correctly. Part of living in a traditional way (or a homesteading journey) is food propagation. In order to have high quality, heirloom varieties growing in the garden, now is indeed the time to be ordering seeds. It’s also quite white around here. Click on over […]
Early December marks the beginning of one of the most joyous times of the year, in my book: Seed Catalog Season! Is there anything better than settling in by a briskly snapping wood fire, with a morning cup of coffee, and catalog full of tantalizing descriptions of yet-untried heirloom varieties for next year’s garden? Here’s […]
This guide walks you through planning, sourcing, planting and growing your seeds indoors. It is easier than you might think to start plants from seed and is far more cost effective in the long run.