Gardening

Gardening.

Dirt Therapy.

Solace from all the stress of the world around us…

Gardening offers so many mental and physical health benefits! We hope you enjoy our gardening blog and posts related to our adventures in the garden.

Raised Garden Stake Fence (4×4 and more): Food-Safe, Easy DIY
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Raised Garden Stake Fence (4×4 and more): Food-Safe, Easy DIY

If you read my blog, you know we struggle with groundhogs and bunnies in the garden. Ironic, isn’t it? (: Well, it’s also very frustrating, so I’ve finally come up with a solution – DIY raised garden stake fence barriers that fit perfectly and use food-safe materials. I *know* I can’t possibly be the only…

Growing Pineapple from Seeds – Collecting & Planting Pineapple Seeds
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Growing Pineapple from Seeds – Collecting & Planting Pineapple Seeds

If it has seeds, let’s plant it. That’s pretty much our motto when it comes to fruits and veggies we enjoy from the store. Growing pineapple from seeds isn’t necessarily the most conventional way to grow pineapple plants, but I’m all about the journey! After noticing pineapple seeds spilling out onto my cutting board when…

Chamomile Companion Plants – What to Grow Nearby
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Chamomile Companion Plants – What to Grow Nearby

Friendly little chamomile grows nicely in the ground or in pots. Look for a few good chamomile companion plants to maximize space and benefits in the garden. Boasting tiny daisy-like flowers, chamomile is pretty and sweet. Its blossoms also make a calming and soothing tea. Discover the best companion plants for chamomile, whether vegetables, fruits,…

Blackberry Companion Plants: Planting Near Blackberries
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Blackberry Companion Plants: Planting Near Blackberries

Planting near blackberries helps you to maximize your growing space with other possible benefits. With this in mind, I started looking for some good blackberry companion plants to incorporate near our blackberry bushes. Blackberries tend to need a little space to spread out. They can grow tall and unwieldy if not trained or given proper…

Starting Sunflower Seeds Indoors – 7 Easy Steps
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Starting Sunflower Seeds Indoors – 7 Easy Steps

Sunflowers seem to be one of the cheeriest flowers in the garden! They grow beautifully alongside vegetables and other flowers. Try starting sunflower seeds indoors to get a jump start on your flower garden this year! So many different varieties of sunflowers look gorgeous and make it difficult to choose just one to plant. I…

Hanging Baskets Review: Emerging Green Hanging Planters
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Hanging Baskets Review: Emerging Green Hanging Planters

Hanging baskets add such a lovely aesthetic and creative approach to gardening. I mean, who doesn’t like growing plants in midair?! Ever since I received a set of Emerging Green hanging planters to try out, I’ve been seeing them everywhere! Neighbors, friends, and family all seem to enjoy this fun and carefree look. Hanging basket…