Right now is the perfect time to start planning your garden. While we anxiously wait for the growing season to begin, we can all sit down with a garden catalog (or two) and pick out what we’d like to grow. I find the process of mapping out everything really exciting. You can begin to envision […]
Nothing makes a house more ‘homey’ than house plants. They just bring an extra element into your home not to mention the health benefits they also provide. If you are new to plants in general, here is a list of some of the most beneficial plants to have in your home. Really play around with […]
Without honeybees, and other pollinators, however, most of the fruit and vegetables we eat on a daily basis wouldn’t be possible. This is a big deal! 326 million people in the US alone have to eat every day! However, we’ve lost a total of 40% of the US’s commercial honeybees in the last 10 years. […]
I had high hopes for this plant when I planted it as a source of fall nectar and pollen. In July, when it Saliva began blooming, the plants were visited by bumble bees and butterflies but not my bees. I was beginning to wonder if maybe this was not a good plant for my “Bee” […]
You will reap a much bigger harvest of tomatoes if you take the time to get the tomato plants off to a good start! Maybe I can help with a few tips that I use every year!
I love old time farm sayings like “plant potatoes when the first dandelions bloom” or “cut in June will come back too soon, cut in July will surely die.” Long before we had the internet and hundreds of gardening books to read, these sayings were handed down from parent to child and guided the yearly […]