Category Archive for: ‘Growing Food’

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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Kale And Cucumber Seedlings Growing Under Lights Medium

Grow Light Shelving for Seed Starting Indoors

If you have been following along on the Seed Starting Series, your seeds will have been planted in homemade starters or store bought containers and germinated.  Those baby plants may not be ready to hit the harsh outdoors yet but they do need to have enough light.  This weekend project will help you fashion your very own indoor grow op …

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A Super Simple Trellis For Training Peas Fun Family Gardening Project

Making a Pea Trellis with Kids

This simple project is a great way to get the kids out in the garden for a little free labour…{ahem} I mean garden therapy. Spring is the time to plant peas out in the garden.  Seeds germinate well in cool soil so plants have a strong start by the time summer hits.  I like to start my peas indoors then …

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