Tips For Making Jam

Making my own jam is one of the things that helps me feel better about saying good bye to my garden for the year. It is now halfway through October. It’s crazy how fast this year has flown. It seems like we jumped from the peak of summer to a month into fall in theContinue reading “Tips For Making Jam”

What Happened In My Garden: September 2020

September is now over! Fall has begun and my garden continues to change. For starters my tomatoes have completely taken over! They seem to get bigger every day. I try to prune them once every other week to control disease and try to get better airflow and within a week they’ve completely regrown. I’ll probablyContinue reading “What Happened In My Garden: September 2020”

The Perks Of Using Your Own Compost

Compost can be a huge asset to your garden! Compost has so many benefits when used in the garden. From increasing organic material, nutrient levels, and water holding capacity to encouraging micro and macro organisms to live in your soil. Compost is all around an incredible asset to your garden. Compost can be sourced fromContinue reading “The Perks Of Using Your Own Compost”

People Who’ve Inspired Me

Inspiration is a resource that can come from many sources. Everyone who has gardened or is gardening would probably tell you they had someone who inspired them. Someone who showed them what gardening could bring. Someone who gave them the push they needed. I’m no different. My first inspiration is always my mom. I grewContinue reading “People Who’ve Inspired Me”

Would I Garden In a Different Climate?

For my whole life I’ve loved traveling, but would I consider living and growing food in a different climate? For as long as I can remember, I have loved traveling. It has been a huge passion of mine especially once I became a teenager and now adult. I’ve been to the South. I’ve been toContinue reading “Would I Garden In a Different Climate?”

Preserving My Harvest

Alright y’all, preserving your harvest can be one of the best things that happens at the end of a growing season, but it can quickly becoming an undertaking. This year I grew a lot of tomatoes and cucumbers, but I also picked cherries at a family friend’s house and I’ve gotten other local produce. ThisContinue reading “Preserving My Harvest”