Category: Home & Homestead

Growing Strawberries

In years past, I haven’t had too much luck growing strawberries. I’ve tried growing them in containers this year and have had a lot better luck. Strawberry plants grow great in the ground, but when I did this I didn’t get any strawberries! I… Continue Reading “Growing Strawberries”

The Potager: Kitchen Gardens

A kitchen garden is a space to grow food with herbs and edible and non-edible flowers mixed in. In France, a kitchen garden is called a ‘potager’

Sewing Tutorial: Pie Tote Carrier

I’m not sure how many times I’ve made a pie and couldn’t find a bag good enough to carry it in. No one wants to see a beautiful pie on the ground! This pie tote is the perfect way to carry your pie to… Continue Reading “Sewing Tutorial: Pie Tote Carrier”

Starting Seeds Indoors Pt 2: Lighting

In my last post, Starting Seeds Indoors Pt 1: When?, I covered what plants are best to start indoors and when. But now, how do we start seeds indoors? In this post I will cover lighting. It took a lot of research to figure… Continue Reading “Starting Seeds Indoors Pt 2: Lighting”

Starting Seeds Indoors Pt 1: What & When?

Knowing when to start seeds indoors can be quite confusing! Simply keep this in mind. Starting plants from seed indoors breaks down to 2 factors: The typical frost free date in your area. The plant you want to start from seed. Here in Kentucky,… Continue Reading “Starting Seeds Indoors Pt 1: What & When?”