How To Control Squash Bugs Organically

How to Control Squash Bugs Organically

Squash is one of the highest maintenance vegetables that I grow in my garden. I love squash, so I always fight the good fight against any bad bugs that try to steal my yummy harvests (don’t mess with me bugs!). Squash bugs are out in full force right now, keeping me on my toes in […]

How To Make Bee Balm Tea

How To Make Bee Balm Tea From Your Garden

  I posted something on social media the other day about harvesting bee balm from my garden to make tea, and since then I’ve gotten a ton of questions about how to make bee balm tea. Making bee balm (Monarda) tea is super easy. You can make the tea using freshly harvested bee balm, or […]

Eggshells Organic Pest Control

Eggshells as Organic Pest Control

The flea beetles have been worse than ever this summer, and the Japanese beetles are no fun either. On top of that, the slugs have been turning my hostas into swiss cheese. (Ahhh, the joys of gardening) I need all the help I can get fighting these and other pests in the garden. Eggshells work […]

How To Build Squash Arch

How To Build a Squash Arch

Squash is a bully in the garden, and it will take over if you don’t control it. I used to grow my squash on the ground, and train the vines to stay in a neat row (well, as neat as squash can be). Not anymore, now the squash in my garden grows vertically. I built […]

A cheap Alternative To Coconut Liners

A Cheap Alternative to Coconut Liners for Your Planters

What to Use as an Alternative Planter Liner I have a few of those metal planters that came with a coconut liner when I bought them. The coconut liner always looks so beautiful freshly planted with summer annuals. But after a season or two, the coconut liner looks dingy and gray. Plus, the birds like […]


DIY Indoor Succulent Garden

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DIY Indoor Succulent Garden

Succulents make easy to care for houseplants, and they are perfect for creating an indoor mini garden. There are tons of different types of succulent plants, and they come in just about any shape or color. You can buy succulent plants at garden centers and big box stores, or you can use the ones you already have growing in your collection. Either way, it's fun and easy to make your own DIY indoor succulent garden. Related Post: How to Propagate Succulents [Tweet "It's fun and easy to make your own DIY indoor succulent garden."] Supplies Needed Decorative container with drainage ..Continue Reading...

15 Ways to Use Zucchini From the Garden

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15 Ways To Use Zucchini From The Garden

If you have ever grown zucchini in your garden before, you know what it's like to be completely overwhelmed with an overabundance of zucchini. It's a ..Continue Reading...

How to Propagate Succulents

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How To Propagate Succulents

Succulents are my favorite type of houseplant, and I love to propagate them. They can be propagated at any time during the year, but I find that it's ..Continue Reading...

Collect Lavender Seeds From Your Garden

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Collect Lavender Seeds From Your Garden

Lavender is one of my favorite perennial herbs to grow in the garden. I mean, who doesn't love lavender? Not only does it look gorgeous in the garden, ..Continue Reading...

Latest Harvests from My Garden

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Kitchen Table Covered With Garden Harvests

Ummm... yah, I've been busy. Here's the latest harvests from my garden... Kale! This is my first year growing kale and I am flipping out, I can't ..Continue Reading...

15 Colorful Plants for Shade Gardens

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15 Colorful Plants for Shade Gardens

Gardening in the shade isn't nearly as fun as gardening in full sun - Yep, I hear this all the time. The reason it's such a common feeling is because ..Continue Reading...

How to Make Zucchini Spaghetti Noodles

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How To Make Zucchini Spaghetti Noodles

Last year, I discovered that I really love the taste of zucchini with marinara sauce, so this year I decided to try making my own zucchini spaghetti ..Continue Reading...