How to plant a container salad garden on your patio, deck or back yard. Easy and fun for the kids. Have your salad garden right at your kitchen door for easy access to salad ingredients quick. This container salad garden is so easy to grow. You can plant in one big container like I did or cluster several smaller pots and containers together to fill with home grown salad ingredients. Most are super easy to grow. Pin and Share I know you love a good summer garden ... Read More about Plant a Container Salad Garden
Plant a Bee Friendly Garden. Easy to do and great for all pollinators. We all have heard of the decline in the bee population. So what can you do to help out? Plant a Bee Friendly Garden, of course. You can contribute to bee population even if you live in a concrete urban jungle. Any kind of flower garden can be Bee friendly if you plant the best flower types for bees, even a small container garden on your porch, deck or patio. Here is a ... Read More about Plant a Bee Friendly Garden
National Pollinators week is June 17 - 23, 2019. Yes we celebrate these wonderful and very crucial critters. Welcome garden pollinators by planting flowers they love! Garden Pollinators are necessary to our survival. Over 80 percent of the world’s flowering plants require a pollinator to reproduce. Animals that assist plants in their reproduction as pollinators include species of bats, butterflies, moths, flies,birds, beetles, ants, and bees. We are talking about ... Read More about Calling All Garden Pollinators!
How to make the best homemade basil pesto! Nothing tastes better than this recipe full of fresh basil, garlic, olive oil and my own favorite cheese. Homemade basil pesto is one of summers greatest gifts. Basil is easy to grow and turning it into this delicious pesto couldn't be easier. I like to make enough to freeze so I have a taste of summer during the cold winter months. Have you ever grown basil? Nothing smells more like summer and it is a great herb ... Read More about the Best Homemade Basil Pesto
Pinching dahlias in Spring is an easy way to get more blooms from your plants. I show you step by step how to pinch Dahlias to get more blooms. I am a new convert to growing dahlias. I avoided them as having to dig the tubers each Fall seemed like too much work. But I have found they are well worth the effort and now I love them. This will be my fourth year growing dahlias and I continue to learn better ways. When you pinch dahlias you get more bang for your buck! Pin ... Read More about How to Pinch Dahlias for more Blooms