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  • My Favorite Tomato Planting Process

    These tips come from years of experimenting!

I know I’ve been MIA lately, but spring has arrived and there is so much to do now! I haven’t given you a rundown lately on what’s been going on around here, so I thought it was about time! I know I always love getting a glimpse into a blogger’s personal life 😉 So, sit tight, grab a glass of ice tea (unsweetened is what I enjoy, but grab whatever floats your boat!) and enjoy what’s been going on down on the farm lately! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. See my disclosure here. FirstREAD MORE

Get all my tips and tricks for growing tomatoes successfully! #tomatoes #gardening #homesteading #vegetablegardening

How many of you are READY FOR SPRING??? It’s been a rough winter for most of us, that’s for sure! As you know, one of my most favorite vegetables/fruits to grow is TOMATOES! I think they’re probably the favorite of 99.9% of gardeners, right?? Tomatoes from the store just can’t hold a candle to a fresh garden one. Can I get an “Amen!”?? On that note, I’m going to give you all my tips and tricks for growing an abundance of tomatoes. I posted here about planting tomatoes and here about using eggshells to helpREAD MORE

Learn all about what to do AFTER your seedlings emerge! #gardening #seedlings #seedstarting

If you read part one, then you should already have your seeds in their containers ready to start growing, right? But what do you do with them after they come up? Well, your work is far from over! This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure here. In my opinion, planting is the easy part- it’s the nurturing them after they emerge that gets a little trickier! So, let’s learn together what you need to do to successfully grow your plants to transplanting size! I. Seedlings Emerge Nurturing your baby plants Once your seedlingsREAD MORE

Want to get a jump on your garden this year? Learn how to start your own seeds! Gardening| Seed Starting| Homesteading #gardening #seedstarting #startingseeds #homesteading|

Part 1- Equipment and Planting Seed starting… the only way gardeners trick Mother Nature into making spring come sooner, right?? It helps stave off those winter blues and lets us use up some of that early spring energy that always hits us right around February! Can I get an “Amen!”?? Well, I have finally taken the time and done some extensive research that I’m going to share with you on all the ins and outs of starting your own seeds! Seriously, I have pages of notes that I organized into an actual outline (took meREAD MORE

Want to use the popular KonMari method of tidying up but don't feel like you have the time? Check out my tips for adapting Marie Kondo's tidying up method.

This post may contain affiliate links. Thanks for supporting my blog! Hey, everyone! It’s been way too long since I’ve blogged and I am excited to get back in the saddle! Anyway, I wanted to tell you guys about how I’m Marie Kondo-ing my house, but in an adaptive way that accounts for the fact that I homeschool, have a part time job, have outside chores to take care of, have a rather needy autistic son, and have to *occasionally* (ha, ha!) feed my family and make sure they have clean clothes! So, a littleREAD MORE

Stumped to what to get the gardener in your life? Read this to get some awesome gift ideas that any gardener would love to receive for Christmas or any other time of the year!

Gifts for Gardeners Can you believe that Christmas is just right around the corner?? Yeah, me neither! As a gardener myself, I thought I’d help you all out with what to get the gardener in your life! Without further ado- here are some gift ideas for gardeners- that will be loved any time of the year  🙂 As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.  See my full disclosure here.  How cute is this shirt?? Here’s another one for men or women that comes in a variety of colors! Gardeners can never have tooREAD MORE