Drying Hydrangea Flowers: Quest for Eternal Floral Decor

When I first started to get really into gardening a few years ago I read an article that listed hydrangeas as a favorite of many seasoned gardeners. I kinda understood it because hydrangeas have such pretty flowers, but I didn’t really understand the love for them until I started growing them myself. They can take…

Homegrown Cucumber Sandwiches Recipe

I don’t know about you, fellow gardeners, but I have been harvesting cucumbers every day for a few weeks now. No complaints here because I love cucumbers & it is always fun trying out new ways to prepare them. I already created a recipe for cucumber salad, which is a favorite in our house, but…

How to Harvest Garlic for Delicious Feasts

That wonderfully delicious time of year is here again, garlic harvesting! Garlic is one of my absolute favorite plants to grow, however, it’s one of my least favorite plants to harvest. Growing garlic is as easy as can be (check out my garlic planting tutorial & my garlic growing tips), but harvesting it is a…

Victory Garden Guide: Grow it Yourself

Victory gardens are back in a big way & many brand new gardeners are looking to plant their own fruits, vegetables & herbs due to the current times of uncertainty that we are facing. Growing your own produce is always an excellent decision & creating your very own victory garden is a lot easier than…

Spring Garden Clean-Up & Raised Bed Prep

Ah yes, spring, the gardening season that I both look forward to & secretly want to delay as much as I can. I really miss gardening during the winter, but I definitely never yearn for the big spring gardening clean up. I always end up dragging my feet every year & this year was no…

Easy Peasy Rose Pruning Tutorial

So, you want to prune your roses? You're in luck because it’s super easy to do. The hardest part of pruning roses is getting the courage to make that very first cut. It can be a bit intimidating for a first time rose gardener to take a pair of loppers or pruners to their rose…

Easter Cake Decorating Tutorial: Easter Garden Angel Food Cake

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own.* Happy Easter! I have never met a holiday I didn’t want to make a themed dessert for & Easter is no exception. For the last 2 years, I have made a coconut cheesecake decorated…

7 Helpful Tips for Beginner Gardeners

Due to the coronavirus global pandemic, a lot of people are staying home for an extended period of time & they’re looking for new hobbies to keep themselves occupied. Gardening is a great hobby to pick up right now or any time really. There is just something so satisfying about growing your own plants, especially…

Basil up Your Pizza: Pepperoni, Mushroom & Basil Pizza Recipe

Like a lot of people, I have been making homemade pizzas since I was a kid. Who doesn’t have fun putting together the perfect customized pie? But it was just a few years ago when I realized the power that homegrown basil brings to a pizza. I love a good Neopolitan pizza, but I also…

AeroGarden Harvest Review: 1 Month Update (Maintenance & Harvesting)

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own. I have not been paid for this review, nor am I working with AeroGarden in any capacity. I received this product as a Christmas gift from a family member.* Well, it’s been about a…