Container Gardening…The Which

T So if you’ve ordered every seed catalog from my list of seed catalogs like I just have, I think that we will soon be way overwhelmed with pages and pages of awesome annuals and perfect perennials,…become even more jealous of those people who actually have seemed to have mastered this whole gardening things…give up…andContinue reading “Container Gardening…The Which”

Making a List…Checking It Twice

  I hate shopping….and I hate spending alot of money not sure that it will be worth it or not. And at this point in my gardening dreams, I want to be able to get as many creative ideas and as much inspiration as possible without spending a single penny that I don’t have to.Continue reading “Making a List…Checking It Twice”

Better Than the Wish Book Ever Was

So obviously after we’ve gotten our containers for our container gardening, we’re gonna need some plants to stuff in them…empty containers are just not that exciting, right?! So that’s where the catalog comes in…   The seed catalog, that is…     Seed catalogs offer a colorful glimpse into the past and  have a colorfulContinue reading “Better Than the Wish Book Ever Was”

Finding the Perfect Pot to Pea In

One of my goals for this spring and summer are to grow my own veggies, flowers, and herbs…hopefully without killing them. So obviously if I am going to do that, I will first have to find the perfect pot to pea in, right?! When shopping for containers to grow your plants in, there are severalContinue reading “Finding the Perfect Pot to Pea In”

Container Gardening…The What

Container gardening is gardening in containers…go figure, right?! And this year after moving into a new house where there aren’t so many trees and I have enough light to actually…hopefully…grow flowers, vegetables, and herbs, I need to come up with a game plan. There are no set rules as far as container gardening goes, fromContinue reading “Container Gardening…The What”

Growing Pains

I definitely wasn’t born with a green thumb, but I have taken it on myself to learn how to grow some of your family’s favorites—such as tomatoes, potatoes, onions, carrots, peas, cucumbers, pumpkins or watermelon. Kinda ambitious considering that every houseplant that I’ve ever bought has died within a month, right?! These are my three goals…Continue reading “Growing Pains”

Farmer Brown Went to Town

It may seem that buying organic produce is so much more expensive that “regular” produce, but there are ways to keep switching to organic produce less expensive. Let’s take a look…     *********** Food Coops One way that you can possibly start buying organic foods for far less is to join a food co-op.Continue reading “Farmer Brown Went to Town”

Cream of the Crop…Veggies

Now that we’ve taken a look at which fruits you should be buying in organic form, let’s consider veggies. The following veggies are ones that you really should be buying in organic form…   ******* Celery More than 95% percent of the celery sampled by the EWG contained up to 13 chemicals….so this is anotherContinue reading “Cream of the Crop…Veggies”

Cream of the Crop…Fruit

Buying organic foods can be awfully expensive…;and most of us don’t want to blow out paychecks at the grocery store…so which foods are best to buy organic form…and which can you skimp and buy the “normal stuff.” Let’s take a look…starting with fruit. ************ Cherries Even though organic cherries can be quite expensive, it’s importantContinue reading “Cream of the Crop…Fruit”

Meet the Meat

First on our scope of what groceries you should start buying organic…and which ones you can save money on and buy the “normal stuff,” let’s take a look at meat…(I know, any vegetarian or vegan readers are gonna cringe when I finish this post) But at least buying organic meat will be better for theContinue reading “Meet the Meat”