It’s not perfect but it’s one of my favorite places to be. It is a place of fresh starts and new beginnings, curiosity, discoveries, and a place where my whole family works together. Every ounce of work that goes into it is completely worth it. […]
All things family gardening...flowers, growing your own kitchen garden, planting and managing a fruit orchard, canning, cooking, and entertaining.
What to Plant & When
So you got your garden beds all ready and planted all sorts of herbs and vegetables…now what?!? Here are a few, fairly quick things you can do to keep it growing great all season! From plenty of water and weeding, to thinning seedlings, to pinching […]
After getting the front and back gardens planted full of vegetables, gourds, and melons this year I found myself with a little extra room. I suppose I could fill it with some extra sweet corn….OR maybe a few dahlias?? There’s always a little debate about […]
While the spring and fall gardens are great, the summer garden is most certainly my favorite! If you are going to plant 1 round of things for the year, this is when to do it. It has the longest season and the most plant varieties […]
Every spring it takes everything I have not to start planting seeds while there is still snow on the ground. Don’t get me wrong. I absolutely love everything about the winter season- I go into full holiday decorating mode, we bake gingerbread, read every Christmas story […]