I’m getting soft in my old age! -not that I’m old, maybe I’m just a wimp. My husband and I used to go camping all the time. But nowadays it just seems like way too much work. Instead, I prefer to stay home and snuggle on the couch when the weather gets cold. But I really do miss the smell of the forest and watching the campfire burn low as the sky gets dark. So, instead of spending too much time in longing, I’ve decided to pay homage to the campfire with these Forest Scented Enamel Mug Soy Wax Candles, with real wood wicks.
I’m so excited to finally share my potting bench makeover with you. When I found this 80’s kitchen island at a local auction house, I knew it would make a perfect potting bench for my new potting shed. So, I put in an absentee bid and went home to avoid the crowds of the auction that would be held later that night.
I spend way too much money on fancy all-natural lip balms! I am known for having one in every pocket of every coat I own, I’m lost without it. So you can see how happy I was when I found out that I could make my own DIY lip balm. Making homemade lip balm is really rewarding, it makes great gifts and you can trust that this lip balm recipe isn’t full of harmful chemicals.
Never underestimate the importance of organic compost in the garden. High-quality homemade compost can add nutrients, drainage, and biology to your soil. This is especially important when gardening organically because we aren’t using commercially manufactured additives to boost soil fertility. Instead, we are using organic compost to feed the soil which in turn feeds the plants.
When I first saw these galvanized wall planters I fell in love, and I just knew I had to have them… But then I realized that to get the same look as in the photo, I would need 6 or 7 of them… So I took a second look at them, and I thought to myself “hey, those kinda look like cookie tins!” And that’s when I knew, I just had to make my own.
Growing goji berries is easy and super rewarding, a happy goji plant will produce antioxidant-rich berries all summer long. Follow along to learn more about these interesting plants and how to grow your own goji berry plants.
Recently I tried a hanging succulent Kokedama kit. Follow along and I can show you how easily this succulent hanging planter came together, I’ll give you my honest thoughts on the planter kit and share my final results.
Ok, so gardening with chickens can be amazing, they provide pest control, they weed like champions and their manure… oh, glorious chicken manure is pure gold for the garden. But, gardening with chickens can be a double-edged sword. They are like tiny organic rototillers in the garden, they toss mulch everywhere and can devour young perennials before they even get a chance to get going.
Is spring finally here? It feels like it’s been a long winter, but it is pouring rain outside today and I finally feel like there is an end in sight. With the turn of the seasons comes a host of spring garden tasks. Including mulching spring plants, starting spring vegetables, pruning spring fruits and picking spring flowers. So, here is my list of 15 Super Easy Tasks for your Spring Garden Checklist.
So who’s ready to get some dirt under their nails? In this article, I’ll be blending my love for growing succulents with a fun gardening technique called Kokedama. Follow along and I’ll show you How to Make a Hanging Succulent Garden.
This fiery chilli hot chocolate recipe is the perfect pick-me-up for winter hikes and snowshoe adventures.
I love to pack this recipe on hikes, ski days and snowshoe trips because it’s so nice to have a warm drink on the hill. And this recipe perfect for that, chocolate and chillies are warming herbs and help your body maintain a toasty core while adventuring in frozen temps.