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…

How to Store your Rain Barrel Over Winter

Ah, rain barrels, you delightful bastards. A rain barrel has to be my absolute favourite addition to our home and garden. We have three of these beauts, and every year it brings me closer to a rain harvesting system. If you don't have a rain barrel for your garden - get one! Stop using the…

What I’m Buying for my Garden to Combat Insects and Drought

Last year was a hell of a year for gardening. It was so hot and dry that watering every single morning still did dick all to get my plants to survive. The ones that did got taken down my a hoard of grasshoppers. Remember when I said the apocalypse was coming and now we have…