Category Archive for: ‘Growing Food’

wild foraging for fresh greens

Fascinating Foraging

Gardening in a small space sometimes leaves me feeling envy for the the expansive veggie gardens and fruit orchards that I seem to see on endless magazine pages and websites. My new home doesn’t have much room for a backyard garden and not a lick of room for one in the front. I have to pick and choose what I want to …

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Free tomato seed packet printable

Tomato Seed Envelopes and Free Printable Label

If you’ve been busy saving heirloom tomato seeds and want a cute and simple way to label them for the coming year then I’ve gotcha covered with these free printable tomato seed envelopes.The simplest way to pack up seeds for the year is to store them in envelopes. I like the little coin envelopes you can find at discount stores or …

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How to Make a DIY Tomato Cage

It’s Not Too Late to Make DIY Tomato Cages

If you neglected to put a tomato cage around your plants when they were small, it’s not too late to wrangle out of control stems back into an orderly form. In fact, it’s a great time to get out there are support your plants. What better way to get some garden therapy for Weekend Project #43?

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How to grow herbs in containers

Grow Your Own Perennial Herb Container Garden

Love herbs? Me too! They grow well in containers and so you can grow them anywhere! But if you want them to come back year after year, here is how to grow a perennial herb container garden using the right soil, plants, and growing conditions. Plus you’ll learn which herbs to plant for the best results. For years now I …

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Cherry Jam Sour Cherry Jam Recipe

Sour Cherry Jam

This Sour Cherry Jam recipe is brought to you by Zoe over at Scout’s Stitches.   She also helped review The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener by Niki Jabbour and I’m excited to have her back. ~ Thank you, Stevie, for having me as a guest today. My name is Zoe and I blog over at Scout’s Stitches. I write about whatever I feel like, mostly cooking, sewing …

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How to Propagate Basil from Cuttings

Growing Basil from Cuttings

It’s a great day when you get to work with people you like and admire and today is one of those days! Steve Asbell from The Rainforest Garden is an amazingly talented illustrator so when he asked if I’d be interested in collaborating on an DIY post I jumped at the chance. To see more of Steve’s work check out his illustrations board on …

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