Everyone loves homegrown tomatoes! Here’s a few tips we’ve found to be successful for a great summer harvest.Continue reading
Months ten and eleven on our homestead. As the summer gardening season comes to an end we evaluate what things worked and what things didn’t.Continue reading
Quick and easy way to use up zucchini that is a favorite in our kitchen.Continue reading
If you are looking for a way to naturally control the weeds and unwanted grass in your garden, consider using vinegar. Read how it worked for us…Continue reading
Here’s a recipe for one of our favorite ways to enjoy kale.Continue reading
Summer brings with it some of our favorite garden vegetables: tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, to name just a few.
But summer also brings some of the garden’s most notorious pests whom, if left out of control, will devour those vegetables before they have a chance to make it to our table.
Share Last year, on a whim I purchased a small packet of collard green seeds. It was late in the season but I started a few transplants anyway, then got busy, forgot about them, remembered them, and set them out … Continue reading
ShareThis is Part 4 in a series on Fall Gardening. Part 1 can be read here; Part 2 can be read here; and Part 3 can be read here. While shopping for your fall garden seeds you’ll notice that seeds … Continue reading
Share This post was to have been a recipe for a beautiful green bean salad. I had all the pictures ready to go, and when I sat down to work on my post, I realized I had inadvertently packed up … Continue reading
Share If you are looking to use up some of your summer tomatoes here is a great recipe that utilizes sun dried tomatoes in a relish. My garden is too small yet to grow extra tomatoes for drying but it … Continue reading
Share well, a few words actually… While pests are always present in my garden, come mid-summer, when the temperatures are at their highest, they seem to be the most prevalent. When I first began gardening, my solution to dealing with … Continue reading
ShareBefore editing, this post read: “Happy first day of summer!” But yesterday, while browsing through my FB newsfeed I saw someone post “Happy first day of summer.” I snickered. Everyone knows the first day of summer is June 21. Wait. … Continue reading