Cooking Tips, food preservation, Gardening, Recipes

How to Make Your Own Greens Powder

Greens powders are such a convenient, wonderful way to sneak a little extra nutrition into smoothies, soups, chilis--you name it! But instead of buying some from a health food store, you can make your own out of the greens in your garden! πŸ™‚ Here's how I did it. Invasion of the kale! First, I washed… Continue reading How to Make Your Own Greens Powder

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How to Harvest Basil for an Extended Growing Season

When it comes to harvesting basil, there is really no right way! Sometimes it's easy for beginner gardeners (ahem, that would be me πŸ™‚ ), to think that there's only one particular way to do things. Most of the time, that simply is NOT TRUE. Anyhow, I digress; today I'm excited to show you my… Continue reading How to Harvest Basil for an Extended Growing Season

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How to Prevent/Get Rid of Earworms

Earworms, those nasty little caterpillars that just find joy in chewing up your sweet corn, making it moldy, and bringing tears to your eyes when you realize that wonderful sweet corn you dreamed about is just never going to be. 😦 But no! Nothing is going to get between you and that corn--NOTHING. Here's how… Continue reading How to Prevent/Get Rid of Earworms

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My Two Go-to Organic Fertilizers

Welcome back fellow gardeners! It's that time of year when things really start taking off in the garden isn't it?! πŸ™‚ And fertilizing is more important than ever. So today, I'm pleased to share with you our two go-to organic fertilizers that we use! #1 Fish Emulsifier This stuff smells absolutely terrible (think the stinkiest… Continue reading My Two Go-to Organic Fertilizers

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Two Natural Ways to Sock it to the Slugs in Your Garden

The culprit Slugs...those slimy, strange, disgusting, and actually kind of interesting bug-type-things that show up in your garden and make you mad. I mean--just look at the damage they do: The crime scene But no more! πŸ™‚ Today I am excited to share with you two ways we do battle with these little beasts! Weapon… Continue reading Two Natural Ways to Sock it to the Slugs in Your Garden