41 Ways to Become More Self-Sufficient
You can become more self-sufficient, no matter where you live! Here are 41 great ways to become less dependent on the store and live more self-sufficient, today
Herbs That Can Be Planted Together
We've compiled a list of herbs that can be planted together so you don't have to keep guessing! These herbs thrive when planted together, not to mention that companion planting will also save you a ton of space! Having your very own herb garden is not only beneficial, but it's also super easy to do! Herbs are usually pretty low maintenance, so even if you don't have a green thumb, there's no need to worry! Herbs usually just need some sun, a little bit of water, and the right potting medium…
20 Easy DIY Trellis Ideas To Add Charm and Functionality To Your Garden
I have a couple of trellises in my garden that I bought years ago. I think they add so much charm and beauty, especially when my vines grow up their sides. Of course, I have
How to Harvest, Cure, and Store Onions - The Seasonal Homestead
Onions are wonderful because they give an easy sign that they are ready for harvest. The tops will start to yellow and flop over. Not just a little bit but entirely over at the neck of the onion plant. The image below shows onions that are not ready to be harvested yet.
How to Make a Succession Garden Schedule | Modern Frontierswoman
Do you wish you could get more out of your vegetable garden space? By creating a succession planting schedule, you can! Increase yields from all your crops with proper planning and foresight. This …
A Quick Guide To Companion Planting - Australian Handyman Magazine
Make the most of your garden by following these simple guidelines to companion planting. Simply planting certain plants near one another can lead to amazing benefits for your garden. Use the below infographic to get started. Happy Gardening!
It's Zucchini Season! How You've Been Growing Them All Wrong.
You probably think you already know how to grow a zucchini but if you live in North America ... you might not. Here's the way to grow zucchini to make your plants last longer, take up less space and produce more. Why would you want your zucchini plants to produce
7 Common Mistakes in Raised Bed Gardening - The Beginner's Garden
If you're planning a raised bed garden for the first time or adding to your existing beds, avoid these 7 mistakes common in raised bed gardening.
How to Build a Raised Bed for $10 - This DIY backyard idea takes just 20 minutes to make, but it’ll make you smile every time you see it! #gardenideas
Composting in the Winter - Acre Life Garden
Composting in the winter months can produce nutrient rich fertilizer for your spring garden. Compost doesn't have to be a warm weather project.
10 DIY Compost Bin Ideas - Acre Life DIY Composting Bins
10 DIY compost bin ideas ranging from no building required to intermediate building skills required. Find the compost bin that fits your needs and skills.
Save Money Growing Food ~In Small Spaces and Patios too!
Whether you have a huge backyard with lots of space for a garden, or a small deck with just a limited amount of space, you can save money growing food. The other week I shared how we make a small garden work for us. How we make sure to plant things like tomatoes, green beans, cabbage, and other plants that don't take up a lot of room but still produce nicely. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links which help support
9 Flowers to Grow in Your Vegetable Garden
Learn which flowers should be planted in your vegetable garden. Companion planting flowers and vegetables, yeilds better, healthier plants.