It’s already the second week into November and we’re about to get into the holiday season. The days are growing shorter and with the time change, it’s getting dark a lot earlier. I don’t know about you, but in the winter I’m ready to go to bed early and it’s harder to get up while … More Beat the Winter Blues
I like to call herbs ‘domesticated plants’ because they’ll flourish when we give them regular attention. They want to be harvested! Pruning them back at least once a year will keep them maintained and encourage good looking fresh foliage. You know how mint and lemon balm get pretty crazy in the garden? I’m ok with … More Herbal Fall Harvest
Happy Halloween! I love Halloween decorations and costumes- creativity has no limits when it comes to Halloween. Find some Halloween inspiration on my Pinterest board.
It’s a month into fall and that means there’s one last chance to get spring bulbs planted in Kentucky! November is nearing and so are chances of frost, so we have a couple of weeks left to get bulbs in the ground. This year for my own garden I picked out some snowdrops and a … More Bulb Planting Season
Wintertime is a dormant time and fall is the time to prepare. But what if preparing meant this was the time to do nothing? Besides cleaning the gutters, putting the rain barrels up, the fall garden requires little to no work and leaving the garden be is the best thing that can be done. Gardens … More A ‘Messy’ Winter Garden Sustains Wildlife
Valentine decorating doesn’t have to be cheesy, it can be quite classy and cute! Spread love around your garden and front porch this year with some of these cute ideas on my Pinterest board.
If you enjoy birding as much as I do, you must also enjoy feeding and watching birds in the winter. Birds stand out in the landscape of leafless trees and white snow, making them easier to watch. They’re likely spending a lot more time at your feeders trying to stay fat to keep warm all winter. There … More Feeding Birds in Winter
We hope that you have a great new year going from 2016 to 2017. I think this was a whirlwind of a year for a lot of people and our world. We can simply appreciate all that 2016 gave and showed us, and make positive goals and plan for growth in 2017. To appreciate 2016 … More Happy New Year
Have you ever had sweet red pepper jelly? If you have, you may know that it’s a southern thing! It can be odd to think that you can make jelly out of a pepper, but trust me, it is delicious! Whether you grow lots of red sweet peppers and want to preserve them, or if … More Gift From the Garden: Red Pepper Jelly Spread
Spring has been great in the Bluegrass this year! Although it’s been raining a lot lately, we’ve had great temperatures and plants are flourishing even better than normal this year. How does this happen? There are probably several factors that has made this spring vibrant Spring arrived about 6 weeks early this year, so warmer temperatures earlier, which … More A Flourishing Spring