Compost – The New Love of Your Life

Compost – The New Love of your Life If you are new to gardening and homesteading you may just be learning about how to do things free of chemicals. If that is the case you are probably hearing a lot about compost. I love the beautiful black stuff that plant dreams are...

Different ways to Garden

Different ways to Garden… There are many different methods of gardening, but all of them are basically the same. If you have good dirt you put stuff in it in a hole and it grows. Now, if you live in the southeast like I do you most likely have clay for your dirt...

I forgot to tell you….

I forgot to tell you, I am canning my elderberry syrup.  Here is the recipe. If you have a gallon of berries, which is not hard even from one plant, then you place them in a stainless steel pot and add enough water just to cover.  Bring to a boil and then reduce to a...

Elderberries

Hey, Picked some flowers off my elderberry bush today.  Still picking the berries off, could take a few days, lol.  Wish you could come by and see them.  Will send you some pictures later this week of the place.  Hope you can stop by soon.  Also have been getting a...

Today I changed my mind

I was going to have a fall garden, but I realized that my dirt is just  not up to par.  My dirt is like a rock, hard, dry and cracking.  I am going to need to fix it before I can actually grow much of anything in it.  I have grown in Michigan and Indiana and both of...

COMPOST is fun

I love gathering things to put in my compost.  It is amazing all the things you can throw together and get this fabulous, nutritious, beautiful black dirt that will feed your plants and keep bugs away and give the ground a SUPER BOOST of nutrition so all of you garden...