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.
Does your family always have leftovers when you get together?
Would you like to save on grocery costs?
Happy 4th of July everyone! Today, we celebrate our nation’s birthday, those who have fought to protect us, and our freedom. While the last thing on your mind today may be gardening, we wanted to share what you can do with all those scraps from the BBQs and dinners you and your family and friends are enjoy today.
Below are 3 different foods that you can actually re-grow from your table scraps. So, don’t throw them out just yet.
Would you love to grow your own tomatoes this year?
Welcome back to our Beginner Gardening Wednesday series. This series is designed to offer tips and tricks to all gardening levels.
For this Beginner Gardening Wednesday, we turn our attention to staking tomato plants. Growing tomatoes is a great first step if you are new to gardening. They are fairly easy to grow and offer a rewarding harvest. Who doesn’t love a BLT sandwich made with garden fresh tomatoes?
What are the benefits to growing your own asparagus?
How do you care for the asparagus after you’ve planted it?
Yesterday’s weather in Southwest Michigan included snow, rain, thunder, and even lightening in some areas. It was almost as if spring and winter were battling it out.
After waking up to temperatures in the mid 30s, it would seem that spring won, but winter is already advancing again. While we wait for spring, let’s take a look at a great cold weather vegetable, asparagus.