Everything You Need to Know About Fall Gardening

Don't put your seed packets away just because the crisp fall air has arrived! Fall is a great time to garden! Here's everything you need to know about how, when and what to plant to have a beautiful and productive fall garden! Here in Idaho, there is already a tinge...

The Truth About Growing Your Own Food

Growing your own food is an exciting and wonderful adventure! But there's more to it than just planting a garden. If you want to be successful, you will need to make some lifestyle changes as well! I remember being a new homesteader and wondering what homesteading...

GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

Home gardeners: Do you know the difference between a GMO and a hybrid? Lately, I've seen a lot of discussion about seeds, especially pertaining to what a GMO is and if it's the same thing as a hybrid. Frankly, I'm glad to see this discussion happening!  It's important...

Weeds Are Not the Enemy: 10 Benefits of Weeds

It seems like weeds couldn't possibly serve any beneficial purpose, right? Think again! The benefits of weeds are actually quite impressive! ** I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you from purchases made through links in this article. Full Disclosure...

How to Test Soil Texture for a Better Garden

Test the texture of your garden soil using these easy at-home DIY soil texture test! No fancy supplies are needed, and you'll have your results within a few hours! If you want a beautiful garden that will grow you lots of food, you’ve got to start with good soil.   No...