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

Learn how to make the best tomato cages! #tomatoes #gardening #homesteading #growingtomatoes #beginnergardener

Hey guys! So, a couple weeks ago, a reader asked me about my tomato cages after seeing this picture Because of that, I decided to do a tutorial on how to make them and where to get all of your supplies! Before we get started, let me give you a little tomato tip- tomato plants produce more when they are staked in some sort of fashion!  I have read this numerous places, plus I have experienced this in my own garden.  Last year, I didn’t quite have enough cages, so I let a couple plantsREAD MORE

tips for beginning gardeners, vegetable gardening, homesteading

The feel of dirt between your toes, the taste of a fresh garden tomato, the sound of busy buzzing bees…. sounds heavenly, right? Gardening is a time honored endeavor to grow your own food and gain some self sufficiency.  Generations ago, it was a necessity.  Now?  It’s a way to get back to the land and reconnect with life. But, what if you didn’t grow up in a family of gardeners?  Where do you start with growing your garden? After 15 years of gardening on my own, I’ve got 5 tips to help you startREAD MORE

mulched garden

My garden isn’t looking very pretty right now, but I think it has a certain orderliness about it.  Don’t you? I try my hardest to do a thorough mulching job on it before winter really hits so that it can sit and compost until it’s time to plant in April and May.  There are two reasons for this: It makes your soil much richer.  Basically, you’re fertilizing it without adding fertilizer.  Nature does all the work 🙂 (Kind of….I mean, you do have to go through the motions and work of adding the mulch,lol) TheREAD MORE