Have you gone to the grocery store only to find empty shelves? Discouraged when you tried to order toilet page or canned soup from Amazon only to find items completely sold out?
Preppers – those who prepare for disasters by stockpiling food and other supplies – have become the norm. Americans are buying toilet paper and dry goods until there are none left on the shelves or in the stores.
It’s a reaction to the coronavirus pandemic that we won’t soon forget. These are strange times we live in these days. Many more Americans are acting like preppers than not.
Food waste is a big topic of conversation in the world today. Our food supply system is vast and complex, and it contributes to ecological problems, wasted produce and places in our country where there is little access to fresh produce for people without their own transportation.
Did you know that studies factor in the food that goes uneaten in your fridge?
Do you deal with dry, baked soil in your garden or landscaping? Do you regularly water your plants, trees, and lawn and feel like they are still doing poorly and dying? Is your water bill sky high in the summer?
Gardeners, farmers, and even homeowners can struggle with dry, compacted soil and plants that wilt.
It’s no secret that water is a precious resource which some in this world don’t have access to. It’s also no secret that the toilets and showers we take for granted in most of the United States use a lot of water.
We have a fall tradition in our family to hunt for the most colorful, strangest, and ugliest gourds and squash that we can find. The shapes, sizes, and colors that each one comes in fascinates, humors, and connects us.
We will visit grocery stores and farms and on each trip we bring them home, add our homegrown pumpkins, and butternut squashes to the mix and create a beautiful fall décor display filled with shades of green, yellows, and oranges.
Have you ever wondered why people can their own food?
Are there health benefits to canning your own food?
There are not many activities that can save money, create memories and keep your family healthy quite like canning. Canning and preserving food isn’t just for Ma Ingalls of Little House on the Prairie anymore. These days it seems that more and more people are looking to can their food.
Are you interested in growing your own fall decorations?
Recently, we’ve been publishing articles about growing your own fall decorations. The benefits of growing your own fall decorations are endless. Not only will you impress your guests, but you are actually saving money.
Gardening is not always easy. We thought we put a list of gardening hacks to make every gardener’s life a little easier. Please check out the list below of 10 gardening hacks that will make your time in the garden or in your yard more efficient.