Something is Destroying Our Spinach. Help?

Something is Destroying Our Spinach. Help?

I’ve been super discouraged by our spinach crop this year. Something is completely demolishing what was initially a beautiful bed of leafy greens.   Isn’t it sad to look at? I’m not sure if it’s mites, leaf miners, or maybe aphids...
Planting Blueberry Bushes, And Our New Patch!

Planting Blueberry Bushes, And Our New Patch!

We’ve started a lot of projects this year. One of our big ones this spring was planting blueberry bushes. I wanted a patch large enough to sustain our family of blueberry lovers throughout the year. This meant putting in a lot of bushes. Man I’m wishing...
How To Start Seeds Indoors- The Easiest Way

How To Start Seeds Indoors- The Easiest Way

There are so many benefits to starting your plants from seed. If you’re debating whether or not it’s worth starting your garden from seed this year, check out my article on Starting Seeds vs. Buying Plants for the pros and cons of each. Can I just...
A Garden Bad Guy: The Hammerhead Worm

A Garden Bad Guy: The Hammerhead Worm

  My youngest daughter was playing outside, rolling over logs and railroad ties trying to find bugs to catch, when she discovered a funny looking worm. She studied it for a minute, and then brought it to me in great excitement. “Mommy! Look at this funny...
The Pie Cherry Tree

The Pie Cherry Tree

I awoke Saturday morning to my dear husband in the kitchen flipping pancakes on the stove. The percolator was steaming on the back burner, aromas of freshly brewed coffee and warm maple syrup filling the air. Still in my flannel pajamas, I hugged him from behind and...