Gardening

Homemade Vinegar Infused with Herbs

Homemade Vinegar Infused with Herbs

Homemade Vinegar Infused with Herbs is such a fun project because it encompasses several of my passions–cooking recipes, gardening and crafting.  I’m in Heaven!!! Pin it to Pinterest for later If you are looking for what to do with those garden herbs you have, this […]

Grow the Best Fall Mums

Grow the Best Fall Mums

Grow the Best Fall Mums is a how-to in order to get the best out of your Chrysanthemums, including planting, caring and growing.   Pin it for later The above image is a mum plant growing in my back yard. I purchased it because it […]

Make Your Tree Selection Among the Best Trees

Make Your Tree Selection Among the Best Trees

If you have been thinking about planting a tree, the fall is the perfect time to plant that tree. Make Your Tree Selection Among the Best Trees will guide you to what you need to make your selection. The above image is a red maple […]

Tomato Growing Secrets for your Garden

Tomato Growing Secrets for your Garden

We have been growing tomatoes for a number of years and have a few Tomato Growing Secrets for your Garden. Tomatoes are the most widely-grown garden vegetable in Illinois, and for that matter, for much of the United States. This is no accident because a […]

You Too Can Cultivate Strawberries

You Too Can Cultivate Strawberries

You Too Can Cultivate Strawberries like a pro with this handy guide for transplanting strawberries My sister recently gave me some strawberry plants that she had dug up in her garden. She has been growing strawberries for about five years now, so she is a […]

Dianthus Care-Sweet William

Dianthus Care-Sweet William

Dianthus Care-Sweet William is a reference for planting, growing and caring for Dianthus-Sweet William. I have been growing Dianthus-Sweet William in the front of my house since I moved in seven years ago. There are many reasons why I have chosen to continue to grow […]

Bundt Pan Hand Painted Planter Pot

Bundt Pan Hand Painted Planter Pot

My Bundt Pan Hand Painted Planter Pot will give your patio that unique look you are longing for. This idea sort of incorporates three of my special interests–cooking, crafting and gardening. Almost everyone has a bundt pan in their kitchen collecting dust. Put that pan […]

Bundt Pan Hand Painted Planter

Bundt Pan Hand Painted Planter

My Bundt Pan Hand Painted Planter will give your patio that unique look you are longing for. This idea sort of incorporates three of my special interests–cooking, crafting and gardening. Almost everyone has a bundt pan in their kitchen collecting dust. Put that pan to […]

Herbs 101

Herbs 101

Herbs 101 is a basic reference to growing herbs to use in your cooking and recipes. We have had an unusually mild spring, so I decided to go ahead and pick up some herbs at my local garden center and share what I know about […]