• How to Use Neem Oil as a Natural Non-Toxic Garden Pesticide

    How to Use Neem Oil for Plants as a Natural Pesticide

    May 27, 2014

    Do you need a non-toxic natural pesticide alternative for your home and garden? Learn how to use neem oil for plants as a natural non-toxic pesticide! In addition to neem oil’s many medicinal uses – for which I’ve already created multiple recipes for soap, shampoo, salves and lip balm – you can also use neem oil for plants…

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  • Growing a Container Garden: From Bush Cucumbers to Herbs and Fruits

    April 2, 2012

    Don’t have the time to till a garden bed or just don’t have the space? Even if you don’t have a yard you can still grow vegetables for your table! I went down to the Roanoke City Market over the weekend itching to buy something other than herbs that I could grow in a pot.…

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  • How to Grow Garlic! Fall is the perfect time to plant garlic so you can harvest next spring! Just one clove of garlic can produce up to an additional twenty cloves! So instead of tossing out your garlic that’s started to sprout, plant it outside now instead!

    How to Grow Garlic

    April 1, 2012

    Did you know that one clove or bulb of garlic, when planted, can produce up to an additional twenty cloves? So instead of tossing out your garlic that’s started to sprout, plant it instead and learn how to grow garlic. How to Grow Garlic Learning how to grow garlic is a snap! Simply plant garlic…

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  • DIY Spring Gardening Projects, Tips & Tricks

    March 29, 2012

    Get started on your spring garden now with this wonderful collection of DIY spring gardening projects, tips and tricks! It’s almost time to start planting here in Southwestern Virginia! Our last danger of frost usually passes towards the end of April, though with the warm weather we’ve had recently it’s hard to believe we could…

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  • Stevia – the sweet herb. Here’s how it grows.

    May 19, 2011

    Stevia is the hot, new sugar substitute as it doesn’t affect blood sugar and it’s not chemically produced. In fact, stevia is an herb you can grow in your own garden and then reap the rewards every fall. Here’s how to grow and harvest stevia for use. It’s recommended that you buy the initial stevia…

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