10 Genius Ways to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden

Fall Leaves in the Garden

Fall is just around the corner, and with fall comes tons of leaves. Our backyard has several large, maple trees, and autumn brings heaps of leaves in our backyard. Besides jumping in them, I’ve found several ways to use fall leaves in the garden. Those leaves make a serious mess in my backyard and probablyRead more

How to Grow Carrots: What You Need to Know

Carrots are an early spring or fall plant that grows well in many gardens. I started growing carrots a few years ago, and my first attempts were dismal. I had no idea how to grow carrots, so I had to do my research. Growing root vegetables is difficult even for experienced gardeners. It can beRead more

How to Use Echinacea: A Potent Medicinal Herb

How to Use Echinacea

Echinacea is my hands-down favorite herb, and I always have it in stock in my natural medicine cabinet. Unfortunately, people have misused this popular herb, and they also have over-harvested wild echinacea. People use echinacea in all the wrong ways. Adding echinacea to your soap isn’t going to do much, but when used correctly, it’sRead more

Homemade Yogurt Tubes for Kids

Homemade Yogurt Tubes for Kids

Do your kids love Go-Gurts as much as mine do? I have to admit; they’re pretty delicious. However, even the “Simply Go-Gurts” contain chemicals that I don’t necessarily want my children to eat on a regular basis, so I decided to make some homemade yogurt tubes instead. We drink raw milk that we purchase fromRead more

Growing Green Beans: Your Ultimate Guide

Green beans are my favorite summer crop. I remember being young, and my parents had a huge garden with rows of beans. My mother would take me outside with her, and I picked beans alongside her for hours. Growing green beans came naturally to me as I became older. Now, I pick green beans alongRead more

Growing Peas: Everything You Need to Know

Growing Peas

Peas are one of the first plants that I add to our garden each year. Not only do they grow well in the fall, but growing peas in your fall garden also adds an extra round of harvest. Growing peas is so easy, making it an excellent choice for a child’s garden. My third child,Read more