Buddy plants (aka “companion planting) is a great way to ward off the bugs, maximize limited gardening space, and even help boost plant nutrition. Garlic is the perfect example: Grows well with cabbage, cane fruits, fruit trees, roses, and tomatoes. But, does NOT grow well with peas or beans! It deters Japanese beetles and aphids. […]
Most people we talk to have never heard of a deck garden before, and when they come to our house they are amazed at the beautiful array of plants that line our porch. I guess I take this for granted because I was raised with TONS of flowering plants around my home. Thankfully, my mom […]
We love the early spring harvest! The thought of fresh lettuce brings back so many amazing memories of my childhood in Michigan being out in the backyard and garden. In this warm weather climate of Georgia things grow a lot bigger than back in Michigan, thank you Jesus! It was an adjustment to this climate […]
Energy prices are skyrocketing and will probably continue to do so. Summer time is one of those times of the year when our energy bill goes through the roof. We have found a couple of ways to lower our bill through the hottest time of the year. It is definitely a plus for a single […]
If you’ve never trimmed your hens’ flight feathers it’s an easy to learn skill. Trimming their wings is a painless way of discouraging them from jumping fences.