November Fall Garden Update! πŸŒΏπŸ’šπŸŒΎ

I was a busy little bee this last week! 🐝    It was time to collect free mulch for my garden, so I had my sweet husband vacuum our yard with his mower. It worked like a charm! He was able to vacuum and…

Fall/Winter Garden Update!Β 

   Gosh, where do I begin? I need to update more often, that’s for sure! My fall/winter garden isn’t quite where I wanted it to be for October, but that’s okay. I’ve had some problems these last few months, I’ve learned a lot (that’s…

Creating my Herb Garden!

Mums and Sage on my front porch. πŸ’š Join me on my journey to create my herb garden! Right now my potted herbs are here, there, and everywhere, but very soon they will be growing wild in my backyard. Do you see that little…

Hello, Fall Garden

   We have been busy little bees at the Anderson homestead! πŸ˜‰    This last week I decided to let my munchkins take a break from their homeschool lessons to learn a few real life skills. We harvested the last of our veggies from…

Goodbye, Spring Garden

On Monday, September 19th, I said goodbye to my very first garden, my spring/summer 2016 garden. It was hard to say goodbye, but it needed to be done so I could plant my fall crops.     As I harvested the last of the veggies,…

Saving Seeds for Spring

When I planted my very first garden this spring, I never gave much thought to saving seeds. Honestly, I was just too excited about growing my own food to think about saving seeds! πŸ˜‰ I saved the seeds to my organic watermelons. As I…

Gardening for the first time…

It was in the fall of  2015 when I decided to plant a spring/summer garden. My goal was to feed my family fresh fruits and veggies all summer long, preserve and can foods for winter, save lots of money, and steer clear of chemicals….