Gardening Guides and Homesteading TipsThere's Always Something To Do Outside: Our Do-It-Yourself Articles and Guides Will Help You Make The Best Of It!
While many of us are awakening to the dangers (ahem chemicals) that are in our food sources, not enough awareness is being made about some of the dangers that lie in over-the-counter vitamins. That's right, some of your vitamins could be doing more harm than good....
If there’s one type of bean the entire family loves, it’s the pinto bean. In Spanish, the word “pinto” means painted and these beans are appropriately named because their outer skin is a spotted, swirling, red-dotted masterpiece of color. But inside is what counts, and they have a rich creamy texture perfect for soups and stews on those upcoming cold winter nights.
Composting not only reduces trash in landfills but also improves your backyard at home. Your garden will produce healthier vegetables and more beautiful flowers with just the addition of a compost pile. Composting doesn’t have to be difficult and although it may seem like a daunting task to get started, this helpful guide should help walk you through any rough patches.
Potatoes are not only a hearty winter staple, but they are fairly easy to grow and will last all winter if stored properly. Because of their usefulness, we've put together a few tips and tricks that will help you store your potatoes all winter for the best soups,...
While we welcome in a new year, I like to take some time to reflect on the past and start dreaming of a better future. And, of course, I implement this into my gardening as well. While I have the best intentions to have a thriving garden, sometimes mistakes are made....
Nothing beats a crisp fresh green salad. Not only is it a mood booster during those “cabin fever” days, but it is a reminder of the beauty of summer during the cold winter months. If you love fresh homegrown lettuce even when it’s cold outside, this guide is for you.
Gardening has been shown to be an excellent hobby for a person’s both mental physical well-being. Whether you have a small windowsill to decorate or a vast amount of land to tend to, the act of gardening on your piece of Earth can be a stress reliever in itself, but the garden that you create can bring you even more peace and help you stay healthy.
If you miss the delicious crisp freshness of your summer garden like we often do, you’ll love this quick easy guide we’ve put together to help you grow some crops when it’s cold outside. Here are three easy and plentiful ideas for indoor gardening so you can get your “fix” of freshness during these upcoming snowy winter months.
Anyone who has a furry friend they love understands how much companionship a cat can provide. So why not consider making an indoor garden for your friend to enjoy while boosting your gardening skills at the same time?