Top Gift Ideas For Gardeners Of All Ages!

Books, Tools, Especially for Kids, Gadgets, and Just for Fun! Gardening gifts in December? you say. ABSOLUTELY!  The wind may be blasting and the wind chill may be dropping, the snow may be flying: but that gardener is certainly thinking […]

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How to Transplant a Tomato; and other life lessons

I don’t remember learning how to plant a tomato per SE,  it’s something I’ve just always  known.  Planting tomatoes was a yearly event in both my parent’s garden, and my grandparent’s.  The distinct smell of the young tomato plants, mixed with sun-warmed […]

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Don’t Let the Homestead Learning Curve Hit You in the Butt! – and if it does, how to get up and shake it off!

When I start anything, I research, and read, then research some more, then read some more!   Then, I talk to people, then I read some more.  Then plan.  I know just how I want to manage my project for […]

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More Garden Space

Isn’t that what every gardener wants?   MORE. Garden. Space.   My cousin was telling me recently that her husband and her were wanting to acquire some land so that they could be out in the country and grow they’re […]

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The Great Potato Harvest 2016

Never grew potatoes before! Should’a been growing them all along. . . they are super easy! Late this winter I took some compost from the chicken coop and heaped it on the ground, in rows, where we wanted our potato […]

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Kids Garden Planner

This will be my kids second year to have their own gardens.  They really enjoyed getting to decide what they would plant themselves, planting the seeds, then watching them come up. Weeding was a little iffy, but who likes that […]

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