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

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

Want an awesome garden? Start prepping in the fall for spring planting! Learn about my 6 top tips for getting your garden ready for spring.

This post contains Amazon affiliate links.  See my disclosure here.  Thanks for supporting my blog! OK, fellow gardeners, it’s mid-October and Kansas just had their first (and earliest!!) freeze! It’s time to start putting our gardens to bed for the year and getting them prepped for spring planting! Now, I must admit, this is one of my least favorite gardening chores.  It’s usually chilly out and who likes pulling dead plants and unstaking tomato cages, right?? But, while I’m doing it, I’m already planning for next year 🙂 So, let’s start prepping for spring, shallREAD MORE

Learn 5 tips to maximize your garden space! #garden #gardening #homesteading #sustainableliving

Ever wanted to know how to grow a big garden in a small space? I’m sure many of you out there don’t have the option of a 2 acre garden, right? Well, I have a treat for you today! I interviewed my aunt Vanessa and took a tour of her AMAZING garden and brought back 5 awesome tips for you to maximize your garden space and get the most bang for your buck! A little background for you- Vanessa and her husband Lamuel live in a regular ranch style house on, what I would consider,READ MORE