Avoiding all chemicals on your veggie crops can be a challenge, but it can be done. We haven’t used chemicals in our garden in years! One of the best tricks for the organic vegetable gardener is companion planting. Read More
Looking for a fun and easy garden project for kids? Plant a sunflower house!
There’s something magical about seeds–stick them in the ground and then a plant appears. And there’s something even more magical about sunflower seeds–such a tall and beautiful flower from such small beginnings.
Planting sunflower seeds always reminds me a bit of Jack and the Beanstalk.
If you have yet to grow sunflowers with kids, why not give it a try this year?Read More
I get it–I know cabin fever is a real thing. I know it’s hard to get everyone bundled up. I know it’s cold. I know some days are sunless and dreary. Many people simply do not enjoy winter.
While I happen to love winter–A decade spent in Texas left me homesick for full blown seasons and I was thrilled to return to “real” winter (and spring and summer and fall) here on the east coast–I get it. I’m just as thrilled as the next gal when spring finally arrives.
But here’s the thing–those of us who have a real winter every year can’t wish away the snow, the gray days, or the reality of being stuck inside for days on end with kids who are going stir crazy.
So we can either Read More
Are you looking for a simple, effective, and chemical-free spray to use in your organic garden? You’ll love this Easy Garden Spray with Essential Oils!
Our square foot garden consists of 4 large wooden boxes separated and surrounded by a grid of substantial walkways, which means we’ve experimented with several options over the years for keeping those areas mulched and free of weeds.
Based on our own experience, here are my top three tips for creating affordable walkways in the vegetable garden…Read More
I just love the way this project turned out! Our Farmhouse Chic cabinet began as a bright green 1950’s curio cabinet scored for $75 on Craigslist.Read More
Until last week.Read More
Before this Nature Walk series comes to an end, I can’t resist sharing one final bonus tip. It’s super easy and fun to do, and will add much more meaning to your nature walks…Read More
Today, let’s talk about what to do on a Nature Walk with Kids. Are you ready for this??Read More