Vertical Vegetable Garden Ideas – Grow More in Less Space

Beautiful garden tunnel for growing gourds, squash, and pumpkins. ##GourdTunnel #GrowGourds #VerticalGardening

Over the years, we’ve experimented with a number of vertical vegetable garden ideas. While we live on 4.5 acres, most of that isn’t farmable, plus we’re in the woods, where adequate sunny areas are limited. In order to get the most growing in the least amount of space we’re using several types of vertical vegetable … Read more


Rain Gutter Garden for Growing Vertically

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Limited on Garden Space? Go Vertical! Conserving resources, reusing and repurposing—aka, upcycling—just makes sense, and gardeners tend to be really good at this. So we really like this vertical garden method using old rain gutter pieces. You can create a vertical garden out of salvaged pieces of rain gutter, or purchase new pieces. Your rain … Read more


Grow a Victory Garden to See You Through Hard Times

This year, we invite our fellow gardeners to join us in planting more so we can share more. Whether it’s digging up the lawn, adding space-saving vertical structures, raising chickens, or starting early with protective covers… whatever it takes to grow more, we encourage you to grow a Victory Garden. What is a Victory Garden? … Read more


How to Grow Blueberries – Fertilizer, Soil pH, and Benefits

When it comes to how to grow blueberries, the good news is that blueberry plants are hardy, relatively easy to grow and tend to thrive. Give them a good start and a little care and you can enjoy fantastic blueberries for many years to come. Few things are better than picking blueberries fresh from your … Read more


How to Make Black Garlic

If you haven’t tried it, you’ll want to, and the next thing will be to learn how to make black garlic. You’re probably already know about the amazing health benefits of garlic, right? If you’re interested in more on that plus black garlic health benefits, this should help. We’ll link this at the end of … Read more


Epsom Salt for Plants and People

Epsom salts for plants, especially beneficial for roses, tomatoes and peppers. #EpsomSaltForPlants #EpsomSaltForRoses #EpsomSaltUses #WhatIsEpsomSalt #EpsomSaltBenefits

Epsom Salts – for More than Aches, Pains, and Detox! Epsom Salt for People Epsom is most commonly thought of as a healing remedy for soaking tired feet or a hot restorative bath, but Epsom salt does far more than relieve tired and aching feet or provide beneficial cleansing and detox. Epsom salt for plants can be a … Read more


Soil Health and What to Grow According to Your Weeds

Wisdom from Weeds… the Language of the Soil Have you ever noticed how some weeds grow in one area and not another? It turns out you can learn what you need to know about your soil health without soil testing. To learn any language requires taking the time to learn to and study. However, once … Read more


Grow Peanuts to Eat, Roast, Boil, and Grind into Peanut Butter

Grow Peanuts in your garden, #GrowiPeanuts

Most gardeners have never thought about the option to grow peanuts. Peanuts are one of Americas beloved foods (those with allergies aside), where peanut butter is practically a staple food. And it’s not just kids who love a good ole PBJ sandwich, right? Peanuts are also the most snacked of all the nuts. We like them … Read more


Birch Tree Water – a Growing Business

Making Sweet Water Instead of Waste If you enjoy coconut water, as we do, you may also want to look for and try some tree water. Also called “sweet water”, and “sap on tap”, tree water is growing in popularity and can now be found in health food and specialty stores as well as on … Read more


Fire Cider Recipes and Benefits

Natural Immune Boosters to Make at Home A Shot a Day Keeps the Doctor Away! Well… maybe. It sounds good and we’re all familiar with the old axiom of “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” When it comes to the potent fire cider recipes and benefits, it can definitely boost your immune system … Read more