Hi everyone! It’s time to start thinking about vegetable gardens and I have the perfect book to help you with that task. “Small-Plot, High-Yield Gardening” by Sal Gilbertie and Larry Sheehan. He even gives you plans for a 10x10 sandbox garden! There are other plans for different size gardens, which can give you an idea of how to layout a vegetable garden even if you don't do it exactly the ... Read More about April Book Giveaway!
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Hi everyone! I’m really thrilled to announce that the winner of the tassel giveway is……… Vee @ A Haven for Vee! Thank you to all who entered and for all the lovely birthday wishes! Heather is such a sweetheart! She’s offering a 20% discount on her tassels if you let her know you’re a reader of this blog. Be sure to check out her etsy Butterfly Genes if you haven’t already. So now ... Read More about Tassel Winner and Apple Trees
or good deals from the farmers market/grocery store! I grew these tomatoes. They're going bonkers in my garden and we can't eat them all now! My zucchini...not so much! I must be the only person in the world who had a problem with zucchini this year. I got two...yep...two little ones. I planted some more but they don't have anything to harvest yet. But the farmers market had them so cheap ... Read More about Preserving the Harvest
Come into the veggie garden and see what I've been up to!Finally!We're past our official last frost date so technically we can start planting. I'm being a bit cautious as the weather has really been strange the last few years. So I'm waiting till next month to plant some flowers. But I did plant my potatoes and some tomatoes today!This year I'm just planting some Yukon Gold potatoes which I got ... Read More about Plantin’ Time is Here!
Anyone that goes grocery shopping knows that food prices have risen and that prices especially for organics have always been high. One way I've dealt with this is to try to grow the majority of our fruits and vegetables at least during the spring/summer months. How To Grow Food In Your Backyard I use raised beds and containers. I used to have 4 large raised beds but we're re-working them ... Read More about Growing Food In Your Backyard