Marigolds in the vegetable garden, offer us so much as gardeners and homesteaders. Do you know why? Let me share the top 6 reasons you should be planting marigolds in the vegetable garden…if you aren’t already. MARIGOLDS IN THE VEGETABLE GARDEN – REASON 1, HELPING & ATTRACTING BEES As vegetable gardeners we know the importance […]
Do you grow funny looking carrots? I used to when I first started–but then I learned the trick to growing them long and straight. Would you like me to share my tips with you?
Purple vegetables and fruits are some of my favorites to grow in my garden. Not only are they beautiful but they have amazing health benefits as well! Sadly, most of these purple vegetables and fruits are not readily available in the average grocery store; another great reason to start gardening! There is something extra fun […]
Getting started with growing food from seed can be intimidating, but I’m here to assure you that you can do it! The first and most important step is gathering all your supplies. So I made this list of must have seed starting supplies to get you started.
When you look out your window and you notice your daffodils beginning to bloom, it’s time to plant your peas! After a long winter, peas are one of my favorite spring crops to grow. There are many types of peas you can harvest from your garden. Snap peas, snow peas and garden peas all have […]
Who has big plans for their tomatoes this year? I know we’ll be growing a ton in our half-acre garden this year. They are so versatile and you just can’t beat the smell. Click the link for tips and tricks that you can use to grow your own this year too. Will you be starting […]