Protecting Garden Plants From Frost

Frost Warning!

April 11, 2012 Kendra 4

A danger of frost could be a serious threat to the tender seedlings in your garden. Here’s what I do to protect my plants on freezing night…

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Giveaway: Don’t Compost It, Cook It eBook

April 11, 2012 Kendra 36

* This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Leah L.*
Have you ever looked at those discarded potato peels, carrot trimmings, and apple cores and wondered if there was something more you could do with them before throwing them out?

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Companion Planting For Grapes

April 9, 2012 Kendra 9

Since we recently put in several new grape vines, I did a little research on which plants are the best to plant with grapes. I also found out what NOT to plant near them.

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Book Review: The Edible Front Yard

April 4, 2012 Kendra 0

If you’ve been interested in creating an edible garden in your front (or back!) yard, this is the book you need to get inspired and on your way to enjoying your own personal Eden!

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How To Make Witch Hazel Astringent

April 4, 2012 Kendra 26

Witch Hazel grows in many places throughout the US, and is easily harvested for a homemade astringent. This beautiful shrub would make a great addition to any homestead!

How To Use Lemon Balm

April 3, 2012 Kendra 13

I bet you never knew how many uses there are for lemon balm!! From cooking, and healing, to cosmetics and cleaning sprays… this plant can do it all!