Garden Layout

Still clearing out the grass Had to fence it to keep the chocolate lab from having a digging fest! I did as much research as possible before setting up how I wanted the garden laid out. I tried to put things near each other that were companions and away from each...
Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting Seeds Indoors

I decided to start some of my seeds indoors to transplant out in the garden in a few weeks. I thought it would be fun for the kids to watch the plants come to life. I purchased two 72 cell seed starting kits from Burpee Gardening and decided last Saturday I would...

Ye of Little Faith – My Garden Experiment

In all of my research with Rheumatoid Arthritis, I have noticed that most try to eat better and healthier. I would love to purchase all organic fruits and vegetables but from a price standpoint, I don’t feel that is practical. I decided that since I live in Zone 6,...
GARDEN UPDATE

GARDEN UPDATE

The garden has really taken off the last month and a 1/2. I harvested all of the beets that I planted and put them in the freezer. The cabbage was also harvested and frozen after parboiling it. The green beans are coming in slowly and I have been freezing them as...
PREPARING TOMATOES FROM THE GARDEN

PREPARING TOMATOES FROM THE GARDEN

When my tomatoes started to finally ripen this summer, I was overwhelmed! There was no way I could eat that many tomatoes and I had given away as many as I could. I wasn’t able to can them at the time so I put them in freezer bags and froze them. It worked out...
BOO SIGN FOR HALLOWEEN

BOO SIGN FOR HALLOWEEN

I wanted to create a quick and easy Halloween decoration for the house this year and I saw this concept once on Pinterest. I created a “Boo” sign to hang in the entry way for the season. This project is simple enough to complete with children and is really...