Cottage Garden

Having a pottage garden just outside the kitchen door is an old tradition! Edibles, whether herbs, flowers, fruit or vegetables, arrange them in a lovely way that compliments your home culinarily and visually!
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Propagating lavender is easy. Plus, once you learn how to propagate lavender plants from your garden, you'll be able to grow as much lavender as you want!

How To Propagate Lavender Plants From Cuttings

How to Propagate Lavender Plants from Cuttings: Propagating lavender is easy. Plus, once you learn how to propagate lavender plants from your garden, you'll be able to grow as much lavender as you want!

How to Grow Ginger in any Climate

Grow Your Own Ginger in Any Climate (Indoors or Outdoors

Oregano is not only an awesome addition to our food, but also has baffling health benefits! Check out how to grow oregano and why you should!

How To Grow, Use, and Dry Oregano

How to grow, use, and dry oregano! Oregano is not only an awesome addition to our food, but also has baffling health benefits! Check out how to grow oregano and why you should!

The Top 5 Prettiest Perennials that will grow in deep Shade! Plant this year and they keep returning every year!

The Top 5 Prettiest Perennials that will grow in deep Shade! Plant this year and they keep returning every year! - Flower Beds and Gardens

Strawberries are a favorite in the garden. To grow your best strawberries, use herbs like comfrey and chives to fertilize and deter pests.

Grow Chives for the Best Strawberries

Garden Pest Control entails the regulation and control of pests, which is a type of species that are damaging to plants. Garden pests diminish the quality and

Growing vertically is a great way to make the most of a small garden space. Learn to build inexpensive trellises from some creative materials. Garden ~ prepping ~ homestead ~ grow your own ~ seeds ~ vegetables

Build an Inexpensive Trellis for your Small Garden

Growing vertically is a great way to make the most of a small garden space. Learn to build inexpensive trellises from some creative materials. Garden ~ prepping ~ homestead ~ grow your own ~ seeds ~ vegetables

A natural dye garden will give you eco-friendly, natural dye pigments for textiles, knitting yarns, soap making, and even artist paints and pastels and children's art supplies. This year, put aside a portion of your garden, that you normally dedicate to flowers and herbs, to plant a rainbow of natural dye plants. Many common medicinal herbs are also traditional dye plants

Planting your Natural Dye Garden for a Full Palette of Natural Colors

A natural dye garden will give you eco-friendly, natural dye pigments for textiles, knitting yarns, soap making, and more.

Not Knowing Your Yard:  Get familiar with your space before going to purchase any plants or trees. Danny Watson, a garden center associate at the Home Depot, recommends knowing what type of terrain you're working with.

13 Mistakes That Drive Professional Landscapers Crazy

Not Knowing Your Yard: Get familiar with your space before going to purchase any plants or trees. Danny Watson, a garden center associate at the Home Depot, recommends knowing what type of terrain youre working with.

Thyme is a common herb in the herb garden. Here are six reasons why you should add thyme to your garden.

6 Reasons to Grow Thyme

Collecting rain from your roof in rain barrels is a great way to use a free resource to irrigate the garden. However, rain barrels can fill up within minutes during a rain event. Directing rain barrel overflow into a rain garden is one way to keep more water on your property for irrigation or to create more biodiversity.

Catch More Water for Irrigation by Connecting Rain Barrels to a Rain Garden

Collecting rain from your roof in rain barrels is a great way to use a free resource to irrigate the garden. However, rain barrels can fill up within minutes during a rain event. Directing rain barrel overflow into a rain garden is one way to keep more wa

Designing a food forest be an overwhelming  task at the beginning.  I have created a series to help you in the design process including a list of food forest plants. I will hold your hand while you get the hang of it all. I am right there beside you growing my own food forest from scratch with you.

The 7 layers of a Food Forest Explained

Designing a food forest be an overwhelming task at the beginning. I have created a series to help you in the design process including a list of food forest plants. I will hold your hand while you get the hang of it all. I am right there beside you growi

Treasured for its medicinal and culinary properties, garlic is also incredibly easy to grow in your home garden. Learn more in The Ultimate Guide to growing, harvesting, and storing garlic | Homestead Honey

Growing, Harvesting, and Storing Garlic

Treasured for its medicinal and culinary properties, garlic is also incredibly easy to grow in your home garden. Learn more in The Ultimate Guide to growing, harvesting, and storing garlic - Homestead Honey

Attract bees and other pollinators to your garden with these flowering perennials. Plant THESE for the BEES.

Attract bees and other pollinators to your garden with these flowering perennials. Plant THESE for the BEES.

Take a virtual tour of our neighbor-friendly edible landscape.

An Edible Landscape (Virtual) Tour

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