Garden Tips, Gardening, Gardening 101

Cold Hardy Early Spring Seeds to Plant – Your Guide to Spring Crops

Cold Hardy Early Spring Seeds to Plant – Your Guide to Spring Crops Do you know how many hardy, early spring seeds there are to plant for your table in early spring? When you are itching to get your hands in the soil and get some fresh greens growing to enjoy, know that there are… Read More Cold Hardy Early Spring Seeds to Plant – Your Guide to Spring Crops

Edible Flowers, Garden Recipes, Gardening, Gardening 101, How To Grow Herbs, Recipes, Uses for Common Herbs

7 Reasons You Want to Plant Calendula

7 Reasons You Want to Plant Calendula! Calendula is one of those amazing and versatile plants that I started growing a few years ago. It had always held a fascination, the medicinal properties, the edible-ness of its bright, cheery blooms, and its tough ability to grow anywhere and adapt. The best part is that it… Read More 7 Reasons You Want to Plant Calendula

Composting, Gardening, Gardening 101, Healthy Soil, Recycling

Easy-Peasy Composting: Beginner’s Edition Garden Tips

Composting should be one of the easiest things for beginners to do in the garden. It is a fascinating, adventure, taking old yard and food scraps and letting nature break it down into useable forms for new plants. The problem with composting is the insane amount of information available on it these days. Once a… Read More Easy-Peasy Composting: Beginner’s Edition Garden Tips

Garden Recipes, Gardening, Homestead Tips, Medicinal Uses

A cider recipe that helps keep you healthy through flu season

Cider recipes have been around a long time as an aid in fighting off winter colds and flus. The shorter, colder days of the year bring more illnesses, less energy in general, and for me, at least, a need to keep my gut and immune system in fighting form as much as possible. Here is… Read More A cider recipe that helps keep you healthy through flu season

Garden Recipes, Gardening, Homestead Tips, Recipes

How to save money by making your own infused vinegar!

Infused vinegar sounds very Parisian and maybe a bit difficult, not to mention expensive, but nothing could be further from the truth. Infused vinegars are a lovely way to add extra flavor and nutrition to whatever you use them in. Imagine mixing up your fresh olive oil and rosemary and basil-infused vinegar for your lunch… Read More How to save money by making your own infused vinegar!