Mouthwateringly Good Grilled Cheeseburgers with Homegrown Tomatoes & Basil Recipe

It’s national cheeseburger day & it’s also the last week of summer. Celebrate this glorious day & these last few days of summer by throwing a couple of burgers on the grill. Burgers have always been my favorite food & grilling them over charcoal on a Weber grill is just a taste that cannot be…

Easy Plant Pouch Tutorial

Plant pouches are a great way to add vertical interest to your garden. You can hang them from hooks like hanging baskets or attach them to fence posts. Plant pouches can also be very budget-friendly if you choose the right plants. They’re easy to make & maintain too! Read on to find out how to…

Fresh from the Garden Tomato Sauce Recipe

One of the greatest joys of gardening is being able to cook the food that you grow and share it with others. Tomato sauce is super easy to make, though it can take quite a bit of prep work. However, once you taste this sauce all that prep work won’t matter a single bit. Read…

Beginner/Intermediate Home Gardeners: 3 Best Tips for Planting Fall Vegetables

As a beginner to intermediate gardener, you know that fall is coming up quick and you only have so much time left to plant your fall vegetables. As a home gardener with a few years of gardening experience under my belt, who is taking a social media class from Northwestern University through Coursera.com, I found…

Quick & Easy Cucumber Salad Recipe

If your garden has been anything like mine then you must be overwhelmed with cucumbers by now. Nary a day has gone by where I haven’t harvested a new cuc this growing season. If you haven’t had the pleasure of growing your own cucumbers then give it a try next year. Cucumbers are one of…

How to Make a Cinder Block Garden

Are you looking to add vertical interest to your garden? A cinder block garden is a great, budget-friendly way to add structure to your landscaping. It’s very easy to make and it can be low maintenance too if you choose drought-tolerant plants. I built my cinder block garden last year and it’s one of the…

Beginner/Intermediate Gardeners: 3 Best Natural Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes

As a beginner to intermediate gardener, you know that mosquitoes are one of your biggest garden foes. As a home gardener with a few years of gardening experience under my belt, who is taking a social media class from Northwestern University through Coursera.com, I found two articles that explain various natural ways to rid your…

My Garden Battle with Japanese Beetles: Fight to Save my Grapes

There I was, minding my own business doing my daily plant check-up when I saw a few Japanese beetles feasting and romancing each other on my grape leaves. This was not my first brush with these bugs since I have a rose garden where they feasted like kings last year. But this was the first…

Beginner/Intermediate Gardeners: 3 Reasons Why You Need Drip Irrigation Right Now

As a beginner to intermediate gardener, you know that watering your garden can be time consuming and expensive. As a home gardener with a few years of gardening experience under my belt, who is taking a social media class from Northwestern University through Coursera.com, I found two articles that explain how to cut down on…