Fall Clean-up for your Garden

This post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you click on my link. The end of August is upon us and summer, though still holding on, feels like it's over. The nights are cool and the days are shorter. I've started to harvest some veggies from the garden, even though…

How to Make a Moss and Strawberry Living Wreath

This post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you click on my link. Last year I tried to make a living wreath with succulents and it promptly fell apart. Sounds about right; this always happens whenever I get a little too Pinterest-y with my crafting. This year, I got a…

Grasshopper Infestation: There’s Hope! Here’s What to Do

This post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you click on my link. So, last year I had a pretty intense grasshopper invasion. I didn't do much about it, thinking it wouldn't get as out of control as it did, thinking that there was nothing I could do (garlic sprays…

How to Grow a Garden to Feed your Family

This post contains links, marked with an '*' to gifted items. Years ago, I would never have thought that I'd have a huge garden, growing as many vegetables and fruits as I possibly could so that I could sustain off of my garden from the summer into the winter months. I was more interested in…