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Here you'll find my most most recent blog posts. Explore everything from companion planting and vertical gardening to raising meat birds and water glassing eggs. Don't miss my farm-to-table recipes!
Vertical gardening is rapidly becoming a popular way to grow food and utilizing vertical garden kits makes it easier than ever! Vertical garden kits are a great solution for those living in an apartment or city lot who are short on gardening space. It’s also ideal for avid gardeners (like me!) who like to keep
Are you eager to start your raised bed garden but aren’t sure which vegetables to prioritize? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the best vegetables perfectly suited for raised beds (and which ones to avoid!). Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, discovering the ideal crops for raised beds can
So, you’re curious about homesteading, huh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve been homesteading since 2013 and LOVE this lifestyle! At first, we felt like outcasts, but today it seems like everyone’s buzzing about homesteading, and for good reason. With all the craziness in the world—questionable “food” at the grocery store, health issues
If you have celery lying around that looks a little limp, you’re probably wondering “Can chickens eat celery?” You’re not alone! I get asked this question all the time. The short answer is YES, but it takes a bit of preparation unlike apples, grapes, or blackberries, which are soft enough for them to rapidly devour.
Are you looking for that perfect companion for your rhubarb plant? Look no further! By the end of this read, you’ll be well-informed about which plants enhance rhubarb growth and which ones to steer clear of. Rhubarb, a robust herbaceous perennial vegetable, boasts a resilient root system that persists for numerous years, while its above-ground
I know, I know. I just want to hibernate by the fire, too, but these tasks are essential to creating a productive garden this spring. Yes, you can just “wing it” by just grabbing whatever baby plants are available at your local nursery this spring and plop them in the ground randomly, but you’ll likely