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Harvesting and Roasting Fresh Sunflower Seeds

Our goal this year for the garden was to try and use as much as we possibly could during harvest for our families consumption and use! Trying to think outside of the box and use, freeze, process and can as much of the plants and herbs that we could! Harvesting and roasting fresh sunflower seeds …

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How to Create the English Gardens of Your Dreams

Dreaming of having your own English gardens around your home? Stop dreaming and start making your yard the whimsical place you want it to be with the tips and tricks in this post! Don’t you just love English gardens? I sure do. I’ve dreamed of having one since I was a little girl. Last year, …

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Survival in a Broken World: Can You Hack It?

Government offices are shutting down. Schools are closed to millions of children. Major corporations are working from home and some people have lost their jobs altogether. What’s your plan for survival in a broken world? Let me just start by saying, How Are You? I hope that wherever you are you’re safe and well! Just …

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Unique Gardening Gifts for Your Favorite Plant Lover

Looking for some unique gardening gifts? Look no further! Here’s 8 ideas that are guaranteed to make your favorite dirt digger smile! As you know, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the garden. In fact, I’m out there every afternoon, as long as the weather cooperates. All this extra time out there leaves …

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How to Dehydrate Mint and Ways to Use It

Love mint, but hate paying the ridiculous prices for it at the store? Grow your own instead and learn how to dehydrate mint for tons of different uses below… Growing mint of any kind is not a difficult gardening task. Honestly, it’s probably one of the best things to start with if you’re just getting …

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Companion Planting Your Vegetable Gardens

The benefits of companion planting your vegetable gardens is endless. If planned right you can boost your harvest and overall crop health significantly. Companion planting is great for your plants, soil and can even be good for wildlife if done correctly. You can keep away pests, welcome in pollinators, improve overall crop tastes and even …

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Packages, Barn, Anniversary, and How to Build a Living Fence

I really love this time of year. If I could choose, we’d live in Spring and Fall all year long! We had the greatest weekend packed full of work, love and fun! Work, Work, Work…AKA…Filling Orders & Shipping Packages Friday was spent getting together orders that came in last week and sending out a bunch …

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DIY Stone Walkways and Wood Garden Beds

The English Garden of My Dreams – Complete with Stone Walkways and Wood Garden Beds… It’s coming to life, you guys! I’ve been working like a dog on my English Garden and I’m so excited to share the progress with you. Maybe it will inspire you to build your own English Garden. Working in the …

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Make Your Own Miniature Greenhouse for Free

Need to protect your seedlings from the cool nighttime air? Make your own miniature greenhouse for free in just minutes! We have this old carport frame that I’ve been wanting to turn into a greenhouse. I’m hoping we’ll be able to get it done this summer so that it will be ready for use next …

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Greenhouse Layout Design

Hello! I hope you’re having a great week. Today, I’m sharing my new greenhouse layout design in hopes that it helps you set up your own. After we finally got our new greenhouse set up, I realized that I had no idea how to layout the “garden” inside. So, of course, off to Pinterest I …

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Seeds to Sow in March in the Northeast

When I first started gardening, I did a lot of research before I learned the seeds to sow in March. And you know what I found? A whole lot of information for garden planning and seed starting in the Northwest Pacific and the Southeastern United States… For whatever reason, there just isn’t as much information …

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