Super Simple Winter Sowing with Milk Jugs Tutorial

Winter is almost over & spring is almost here. Our weather is generally unpredictable during this time of year with warm & sunny days backing right up to chilly & windy days. I am itching to do some planting outdoors, but our average last frost date isn’t until mid-May. I do have an indoor grow…

How to Harvest Marigold Seeds & Get Free Flowers

The days are starting to get cooler & shorter, which means that autumn is quickly approaching. My marigolds are growing stronger than ever right now, but by early November they’ll be kaput. ‘Tis the season to start harvesting seeds for next year. I’m planning on harvesting seeds from all of my annual flowers & veggies…

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…

Basil Propagation Tutorial: Get Free Basil

Basil is one of my favorite herbs to grow. It’s super easy to take care of, grows abundantly & it’s delicious. Basil is also a great companion plant for tomatoes. It helps to keep pests away & some say that it even improves the taste of tomatoes. Plus, you can harvest ingredients for caprese sandwiches…

Flowerful Fence Basket Tutorial

I love a good fence, but they’re not the most aesthetically pleasing piece in a garden. Luckily they’re so easy to pretty up. You can plant climbing plants like climbing roses, ivy, grapes, or clematis. Training a tree to grow horizontally via the espalier method is another fun option. But those options take some time…

Handy Hanging Flower Basket Tutorial

Hanging baskets were one of my first forays into gardening, so they have always held a special place in my gardening heart. They are a fantastic choice for budget-friendly gardening, are a complete breeze to set-up & can be hung almost anywhere. What’s not to love about hanging baskets? Now all you need to know…

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…

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…

How to Plant Bareroot Trees & Shrubs in the Fall (Yes, there’s still time!)

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own.* Fall is a great time to plant trees & shrubs. The cool weather puts less stress on the plants & it allows for their roots to get a head start on winter. Plus, the…

How to Grow Amaryllis & Paperwhites for Christmas

I first found out about amaryllis and paperwhite flowers when I started getting into gardening a few years ago. I had never heard of growing flowers indoors for the holidays. I didn’t even know you could grow flowers inside so easily. Then one day I was watching Garden Answer on YouTube & she did a…