Learn how to grow lettuce in the mid summer heat and repurpose some of your old curtains or other cloth scraps.
Do you have a shady spot in need of some sprucing up? How about putting in a little garden filled with plants and flowers that thrive in the shade? Here are some fantastic articles filled with ideas, suggestions, and helpful tips on doing just that. Secrets of Successful Shade Gardeners – Mom Prepares
Felling an enormous Live Oak is hard enough. But, what happens when a big thunderstorm blows in and the Labrador Retrievers Spook?
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/
Do you have a shady garden? I do. While it’s not full shade, the lovely Japanese maple tree in my yard gives us dappled sunshine for most of the day. Combine that with the big cedar tree behind our house, and we have a fair bit of shade.
Herbs, in general, prefer full sun. Their flavor will generally be stronger when grown in sun, but there are several culinary herbs that do just fine in partial shade. Many herbs will not bloom when grown in shade, but that’s actually a bonus since the flavor often declines after flowering. Shade-grown herbs also tend to […]