DIY Backyard Compost “Station”

For any stellar garden, you need to produce some compost. Compost is like top soil. It is decayed, organic materiel to be used as fertilizer. It’s an amazing supplement to potting soil which for most gardeners is a huge cost for growing their own food. There are a lot of different ways to get your […]

In the Garden – Spring 2015

I’m so excited – I just got my seeds in the mail from (contains affiliate links) This was my first time ordering seeds online. In the past I have bought packets from the store. I was able to put more research into what I was buying. The website also allowed me to purchase in […]

Playing with Peppers Photography

My garden has been overflowing with a late pop of peppers. It stays warm enough in Jacksonville for peppers to keep growing well into the winter months. My 8 pepper plants have been overflowing and I find my self mumbling the tongue twister… Peter piper picked a peck of picked peppers while trying to decide […]

15 Awesome Herb Garden Tips, Tricks and Ideas

Cooking with fresh herbs makes every meal better. Every week I use fresh herbs grown in my Hanging Kitchen Herb Garden. It’s fits perfectly in my lifestyle. Over at HomeTalk I put together a board of ideas to help make grow your perfect herb garden. You can build your herb garden as large as a […]

Cute and Simple Garden Markers

I have been working on my backyard veggie garden, and have been using the markers that came in the pots for those plants, but had nothing for the ones I grew from seeds. So I wanted to come up with a consistent and cute marker, that I would have no problem matching when I added […]

Backyard Garden – The beginnings

Since I was a little girl I have had this romantic image in my head of having this great garden that was my secret place. I think the dream stems from reading books like Mandy as a girl coupled with a Mother and Grandmother who are both gifted with green thumbs. I just love to […]