College, Facebook, and Gardens. Oh my!

Wow, what a long week it's been...  It's day two of June, and I can't believe May is over already!  So, let me tell you what I've been up to this past month.. First of all, my parents came back into town for a week.  Yay!  It was nice seeing them, but every time they … Continue reading College, Facebook, and Gardens. Oh my!

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Changes on the way..

Where to start.. This month has been, stressful..  First, I got my first set of plants in the ground!  Yippy!...  And then the second they are in the ground the weather decided to dip down into the low forties and high fifties.  Boo!  Needless to say, my plants haven't been doing the best outside right … Continue reading Changes on the way..

Seed starting and seed experimentations

So I decided to do something risky this year with my gardens..  So many new things are being tried and tested this year, and one of those things is using nothing but seeds to start everything with! No buying already grown transplants at the local store, no letting my grandmother buy flowers to transplant into … Continue reading Seed starting and seed experimentations

Seed saving 101

As the first frost last month took my flowers in my cut garden away, and the flowers I had picked that were inside started to die off, my grandmother seen my dying flowers and told me that it was time to collect seeds.  Something I knew NOTHING about!  I have heard and read about people … Continue reading Seed saving 101

Greenhouse; A working project (Part 2)

After the fiasco of the wind blowing my poor greenhouse away in the spring, I wasn't taking ANY chances!  This thing was going to stay weather it liked it or not! After getting the frame up, I needed a way to make it STAY!   I decided on cinder blocks again, only this time, underground. It … Continue reading Greenhouse; A working project (Part 2)

My Pinterest..

Pinterest, is like my own personal assistant.  Weather I'm planning my garden, looking for new projects to do, or just want to look up Harry Potter stuff, Pinterest is the best place to do so! I have many boreds, some for homesteading, some for the more geeky side of me.  I've found most of my … Continue reading My Pinterest..

Greenhouse; a working project.

Back in April, my amazing parents and grandparents put their heads (and their wallets) together to get me an amazing and huge greenhouse!  I was ecstatic!  There was still frost on the ground, but my father, brother, mother and I all went outside on my Birthday, and put it together.  I loved everything about the … Continue reading Greenhouse; a working project.