Can gardening success be determined by the moon’s position?
Start repelling those pesky mosquitos by strategic flower placement! These 10 popular herbs and flowers will keep the mosquitos away and your yard looking beautiful!
Small sugar pumpkins are a perfect addition to any autumn lovers garden! Perfectly sweet or savory, based on your personal preference, these cute little pumpkins offer a nutritious treat without the tricks!
Hornets, bees and wasps are no joking matter. Should you be attacked by bees this summer, don’t panic, and follow these lifesaving tips.
Plan ahead and you’ll be sitting by a toasty fire in January with a nice steaming cup of your own delicious herbal tea.
Living off the land sounds as inviting as Christmas dinner. But many have hardly had adequate experience being “farmers.” In fact, many have had no experience at all when it comes to planting anything. That being said, the day is slowly approaching where each of us may have to trade in our company identification badges for a shovel and a pair of overalls.
There are many options for feeding your plants in a crash… start with these 5 fertilizers you can grow yourself and you’ll be on the path to grid-down survival gardening.
There is nothing more satisfying than getting to watch your newly planted seeds begin to emerge from the dirt. After one week goes by, you will begin to notice your seedlings are getting leggy and barely able to hold themselves up, If that happens, this guide will help you understand what went wrong and how to fix it.
Follow these organic natural tips and enjoy a juicy crop, perfect for summer salads and fresh sauces.
If you are short on garden space or want to plant a few more vegetable varieties this year, why not add some interest to your patio or deck?
This new organic gardening method is a game changer. Here’s everything you needed to know about straw bale gardening to get the best bounty ever.
So, many of you may be asking my I want to go to all the trouble and grow herbs and roots for natural healing. In short, it’s so I can have options at my disposal. These 20 herbs made the cut and I couldn’t be more pleased with my choices.
There are many beneficial insects and animals for our garden that prefer not to have around. Knowing a little more about your strange neighbors in or near your garden may help you in unexpected ways.
Composting doesn’t have to be difficult and although it may seem like a daunting task to get started, this helpful guide should help walk you through any rough patches.
As majestic as deer are, they are a nuisance in the garden. Learn which vegetables and herbs to plant that deer do not prefer.
Nothing beats the summer heat like a fresh cucumber from the garden. These sun-loving vegetables are great for first-time gardeners and easy to grow, and these tips can make them even greater!
Shopping for vegetable seeds, whether online or locally, you will come across two different types: hybrid and heirloom. It’s important to always choose heirloom if you can, and there are several reasons for this.
Recently, I wrote an article listing essential gardening laws to give your plants the best chance at providing you with a big harvest. Taking that advice and using these ten quick tips provided by experienced gardeners can help you save time, increase your growing space and reduce costs.
Before you know it, your urban oasis will be bursting with wholesome produce and you’ll wonder why you waited so long to start growing your own food.
Summer is officially here and there is no better way to celebrate than with popsicles! Here is a healthier alternative to store bought popsicles. These are made with fresh fruit and just a touch of honey. No dyes, artificial flavoring, or corn syrup in these!
Many of you who have started gardens are undoubtedly wondering what to do with all of your summer’s bounty. If you have an abundance of cucumbers, look no further. These five delicious recipes will soon become favorites among your household.
Once you win kids over with a few known favorites, you can sneak in the less sugary veggies and open them up to a lifetime of flavorful, healthy choices.
They are commonly used in oatmeal, baked goods, and granola, but did you know oats can be used for everything from homemade non-dairy milk to pizza crusts to soothing itchy skin?
When planning and storing food for emergencies or survival situations, incorporating foods that will last forever (or at least longer than you will) could help boost your emergency supplies and your bartering power. If stored properly these five foods will last forever, and many of them have several uses beyond human consumption that could give you a hand up should the SHTF!
Dehydrating food is one of the best ways to frugally make dried foods and meals, or create a food storage pantry. This is the story of how I got hooked on dehydrating and found the best dehydrator for my needs. Check out some of the great recipes too!
Infusing honey with fruit or herbs is a great way to add enhanced taste to honey, as well as additional health benefits. Here are ten delicious infused honey to start out with and some ways that you can add infused honey to your foods. Enjoy!
Apple cider vinegar has a fairly lengthy history when it comes to natural home remedies. It has been touted as a cure-all for almost everything; from helping blood pressure issues, fungal infections, to sore throats and even weight loss.
Get smart about how to use foods in your preparedness pantry, and learn these nifty tricks on how to fill up our stomachs at the same time.
Protein bars have long been a popular source of the macronutrient, especially for athletes and those who tend to be more physically fit. Here is an easy 4 ingredient protein bar you can make today!
This peach crisp recipe uses fresh, sun ripened peaches and the topping creates a crispy yet chewy contrast that your family will love on a hot summer day.