There is absolutely no reason why gardening has to be an expensive project saved only for when the wallet is flush with cash. Gardening is a primal and basic activity that can be fun without breaking the bank. Get started this year with these fun, frugal gardening projects sure to inspire and provide abundance.
Gardeners are dreamers by nature, I think. This capacity to dream big can often lead to some over-extension. As the garden season approaches let’s set realistic garden goals so that we can eat like royalty for months to come. Find 1 or 2 Main Garden Goals What’s the reason for keeping a garden? It can […]
There are many native plants available to me but now and then I need a special herb. An herb that is multi-purpose, easy to grow, and incredibly useful. It is for these reasons that I grow holy basil and make tulsi remedies at home. An Easy Herbal Remedy Tinctures, salves, and syrups are all wonderful […]
One of the greatest things about making our own herbal remedies is that it gives us a great amount of control over own health. We can make those herbal remedies even more frugal and rewarding by planting our own customized medicinal herb garden. Use these simple steps to help you plan and plant a medicinal […]
I am a practical garden for the most part. I appreciate beautiful flower gardens, am always amazed by the work and care that goes into gorgeous dahlias or perennial beds. However, it’s not what I as a gardener am immediately drawn too. Vegetables, fruits, and herbs that are edible and medicinal are my primary passions. […]
One of my favorite plants in the flower garden is the purple coneflower (echinacea purpurea). It’s lovely, of course, the tall, colorful blossoms provide a showy display from late July through most of August. The local deer don’t eat them either which is always a plus for things grown outside the garden fence. Beyond its […]