Are you new to gardening in zone 8? Don’t worry, it’s different here, let me show you what to plant in March. Most gardening guides will be telling you to plant things like peas and cabbage and lettuce. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but…the ship has sailed on that for us in zone 8. The good… Keep Reading
When I first started gardening, I kinda just threw seeds in the ground and hoped for the best. Garden plan? What’s that? …and I got very sub-par results! What I didn’t really fully realize was how much garden planning impacted what my garden produced. So over the years I’ve gotten much better at garden planning, and I’ve gotten way better results!
Kids and gardening can be a challenge. But I still feel it’s important that they share in the wonder of gardening – even at 4 and 3 years old. Call me crazy, but I just do. I feel like if we can help nurture their curiosity and wonder, and help them gain the skills they need to garden now,… Keep Reading
It’s now or never! Or at least not until next Fall… I know it’s Autumn, and we’re all super excited for sweaters, hot cocoa, and all things pumpkin, but Fall is the time for planting all your bulb flowers (and garlic too, actually). The exact time to plant is dependent on your zone, and here on our homestead, October is… Keep Reading
A couple of weeks ago when we planted our Preschool Pollinator Garden, we also planted a Sunflower House! It was a day dedicated to whimsy I guess. Those are the best! Have you seen or heard of a sunflower house?? Well I hadn’t until I saw this pin months and months ago. As soon as I saw it I knew… Keep Reading
Earlier this week we had such a beautiful sunny day! It was seriously gorgeous and I simply couldn’t help myself – I packed up the kiddos and went to Lowe’s where we picked out these, It wasn’t until after we got home and I spread out the seed packets that I noticed my not-quite-two-year-old had taken a sample of the… Keep Reading