If you grow a vegetable garden you may be avoiding shady areas. This article on usable/edible shade plants will teach you which plants grow well in the shade.
Lemon verbena benefits us in many ways. From settling the stomach and expelling mucus, to easing anxiety and joint pain, it is a very useful herb to grow and have around.
Using a gorgeous DIY fire bowl is the perfect way to keep the bugs away and enjoy some ambiance at the same time. Follow this simple plan to make your own DIY fire bowl.
Have you ever thought about growing popcorn? Let’s examine 6 reasons we should be growing our own popcorn. If you can’t grow it, be sure you are buying organic!
I LOVE my indoor herb garden! Once planted and placed in my window, they have grown great. I’m excited to watch them and use them in meals, all winter long!
Last week I outlined how to make smudge sticks, and as promised, wanted to follow that up by writing about some of the most common smudging herbs to use. Enjoy!
Learn how to grow and how to use stevia as a sweetener. It is very easy to grow, and can be processed into powder or extract for use as a natural homemade sweetener.
Having an indoor succulent garden is all the rage, and for good reason. These little buggers purify your air, are beautiful, and simple to grow. Learn how to plant and grow your own!
This list of night-blooming flowers will help you create a beautiful and fragrant moon garden! Some of the most exotic scented flowers are night bloomers!
This DIY potpourri recipe is a great example of what can be made fresh from your own garden. In this recipe I use what I am growing, so take my idea, taylor it to what you’re growing, and make up your own blends!
Learn how to pick a watermelon, and be sure to choose one with seeds. The seeds are edible, medicinal, delicious when roasted, and great for urinary health.
Learning how to grow garlic is simple, so you should give it a try! Typically you plant the cloves and watch it grow. Let’s learn more about that and more about the benefits of garlic itself.
Do you know how to remove a tick? Have you ever been bitten by one? The other day I discovered a tick had bitten me so I tried to remain calm and formulate a plan for a safe, natural removal. Here’s how I did it and how you can too!
Enjoy this article on growing asparagus, transplanting asparagus, and healthy uses for asparagus roots. All you need to know to establish an asparagus bed.
Seeds, Seeds. Edible Seeds. Medicinal Seeds. Right now it’s all about seeds at our house. Every year we order more than actually gets planted in the ground. Sometimes that means…
Learn how to make a DIY butterfly garden to attract monarch butterflies. You can grow certain plants and do other things to make it hospitable for monarchs.
I love pressing flowers at harvest time and am excited to share my husband’s plant press design with you. I recommend making several so you can have a few drying projects going simultaneously. Enjoy!
Prickly Pear is one of few cold tolerant cacti. Both the fruit and leaves are edible. The fruit can be made into jelly, drinks, desserts, and even candy. It is native to the Americas, but has spread to many other parts of the world.