Category: Going Green

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 4

If you missed Parts 1, 2 or 3 of this series, you can find them here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 2 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 3 Containers & Supplies For Your First Salad Bowl Ready to start planting your […] Read more…

Grow Your Own Salad Bowl – Part 3

Designed by Freepik If you missed Parts 1 and 2 of the series, you can find them here: Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 1 Grow Your Own Salad Bowl Part 2 Not Just Lettuce: Other Salad Fixings You Can Grow for Your Salad Bowl Growing your lettuce in salad bowls or […] Read more…

5 Tips to Get Started Canning – Don’t Be Afraid!

Start Canning

When we used to visit my grandparents – on my dad’s side, in the country – I remember loving to play “store” in their pantry in the carport. Inside was shelf after shelf of things my grandmother had put up. Countless jars of delicious jams and beautiful canned veggies, along […] Read more…

Companion Planting

Companion Planting - Nest Full of New

I’ve created my first raised bed garden this year! As a “tester” it’s not very big and I am still growing in containers, too.   To make sure the select few plants that step up to be guinea pigs have a fighting chance, I wanted to make sure they were […] Read more…

Vegetable Garden Basics for Containers, Raised Beds and Plots

I created a raised be in my yard last year and also had a few buckets with tomatoes and peppers set up next to it.  Things went pretty well and I’m encouraged to try again this year.  I found that adding marigolds to the borders really kept the mosquitoes and […] Read more…

More Organics in Your Life, No Matter Your Budget

When hearing the phrase “living more organically”, many people picture a modern day homesteader building their own home from recycled materials, living without electricity, growing their own food free of pesticides and chemicals, and raising their own meat. While this is a good option for some, and I do a […] Read more…

A Guide to Favorite Fall Vegetables

Here is a look at what’s in newly in season with a breakdown of nutritional benefits. by HealthCentral. Which ones are your favorites? Read more…

Herb Your Enthusiam – Growing Your Own Herbs, Their Flavors and Uses

A well-stocked kitchen can transform fresh ingredients into delicious meals that please all the senses. There are no better ingredients to have on hand than herbs.  Growing herbs indoors is an easy way to bring the feeling of spring into your home throughout the year. Here are some tips that can help […] Read more…

Rules of the Road: The Ultimate Guide to Bike Safety

My daughter has been driving a bus for the college she attends for a few years now. I can’t even begin to tell you about the stories she shares about bike riders on campus who don’t know the rules of the road and risk being injured, or worse, every time […] Read more…

A Whole New Level of Frugal

A Whole New Level of Frugal

  I recall in clear detail, the recycled paper milk carton that my 3rd grade teacher opened at the top and sat in the corner of our classroom. It didn’t take long for all of us to learn that any time we used glitter for a project, we had to […] Read more…

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