Sustainability

Naturally Deter Squirrels (and Other Critters) from Your Garden

My chickens are so polite. They love to share their food. The minute I put out some tasty sunflower seeds, ...
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Zinnia Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

While visiting with my grandparents recently I shared a picture of my newly opened zinnias. I planted them from seed ...
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A Simple Method for Collecting and Utilizing Rainwater

As I listen to the rain fall on the tin roof, I begin thinking about the just what this rain ...
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Garden Design: Things to Think About

Creating a garden is truly a work of art. Placing one’s hopes within tiny seeds and leaving their fate in ...
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Minimizing the Use of Plastic Grocery Bags

Most people make their life goal changes and resolutions for improvement in January, but I like to wait until April ...
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Homegrown Produce: Choosing What to Grow in Your Garden

A journey toward self-sufficient living often begins with one of our most basic needs: food. By now I’m sure you ...
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