Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

I’ve been guilty (a time or two!) of racing head-first into the nursery and buying every plant in sight, only to get home and wonder what the heck I just did.  Gardening can be so exciting that it’s easy to lose focus! Have you ever ended up at the end of...
Ten Reasons Why Weeds Are Not the Enemy

Ten Reasons Why Weeds Are Not the Enemy

I feel like I have become a weed evangelist lately!  No, it’s not like that… 😉  “Weeds” as in the all-natural, annoying-as-heck plants that you just can’t seem to get rid of. Yep, those weeds! I grew up in a home where every weed that dared to poke it’s head through...
Six Things You Need to Know Before Planting Your First Garden

Six Things You Need to Know Before Planting Your First Garden

You’ve decided to start growing your own food — congratulations! Planting a garden is a huge step towards improving your health and lifestyle. Before you start digging in, there are a couple things you need to know that will help your first garden be a successful...
How to be a Lazy Gardener Thanks to Chickens

How to be a Lazy Gardener Thanks to Chickens

Let’s Talk Chickens. And Why You Need Them. If you are like me, there is a high likelihood that you enjoy being lazy sometimes. I thoroughly savor the weekends when I get to sleep in… sometimes, even until 6:30 am (whoop whoop)! I enjoy the nights when we...
What You Need to Know about Seed Varieties

What You Need to Know about Seed Varieties

***This article contains an affiliate link which means I’m sharing one of my FAV PRODUCTS!  Check it out below!!*** There is a lot of debate lately over seed varieties and what type of seeds people should be growing.  The food that we feed ourselves and our...
How to Test Soil Texture for a Better Garden

How to Test Soil Texture for a Better Garden

If you want a beautiful garden that will grow you lots of food, you’ve got to start with good soil.   No amount of fertilizer or chemicals can improve your soil texture or quality.  It has to be done naturally… that’s why we call it “nature”.  So just put down the...