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Prepare Now For Fall Garden

Make Your Own Cold Frame

cold frame

Here in Wisconsin, not much grows in winter, but I have found that I can start my seedlings in March instead of the end of May with a cold frame.

Making one of these contraptions is easier than you think, and it can even be done on the cheap!

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Why Your Garden Should Include Herbs

Growing Herbs Isn’t Hard

collection of herbs for you design

Find yourself constantly buying dried spices and herbs?  Do you have some on your shelf for years and still not using them? I used to because I purchased the largest jar/bottle I could afford and then used it for only 1 or 2 recipes.

Spices and herbs are extremely expensive, especially if you buy organic.  I know I can’t afford to waste money on these little bits of taste just to let their taste and benefits evaporate in my cupboard.  There is an alternative

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Spring Planting




After scouring seed catalogs and garden vegetable gardencenters a spring garden can’t be far behind. Planting a garden take a little bit of planning, but is worth the time for a great harvest.

 

Here are 3 easy tips to keep in mind:

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Planning A Garden


seed catalogs

Spring is almost here.  Planning a garden begins with seed catalogs.

During the time between February and March I begin planning our garden.  Here in Wisconsin I won’t be planting outside until the end of May.

Review Seed Catalogs

I love going through the seed catalogs. It took me several years to learn the importance of  Read More→