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This is a guest post from Emily at Hunny I’m Home. Thanks Emily! Why you should use garden markers While markers aren’t absolutely necessary in a garden, they do make things a little easier during the early stages of planting. It may be simple to see what types of plants are growing in your garden […]
How to make a bird feeder out of a milk jug Do your kids love making crafts? My daughter is obsessed with crafting and I can’t even be mad about it because she obviously gets it from me. Everyday in the morning as she’s eating her breakfast she asks me, “Mom, can we do some […]
When Should Hydrangeas be Pruned? Many gardeners feel like hydrangeas are one of the most confusing shrubs to prune. When trimmed correctly hydrangeas will produce big beautiful blooms year after year. If you trim it incorrectly you could be left with a flowerless bush for several years. So how do you know when is the […]
We live on a farm and have a black cat named Bread. My daughter bought Bread with her money from showing goats at the fair last summer. Bread is the sweetest little kitty but she’s also a fierce huntress. Not a day goes by that she doesn’t bring home some kind of vermin she killed […]
Epsom Salts for Plants The benefits for using Epsom salts for plants in the garden are numerous. Epsom salt is cheap, easily procured and simple to use. Using Epsom salt in the garden can help seeds germinate, make plants grow bushier, produce more flowers, increases chlorophyll production and deters pests, such as slugs and voles. […]
How to get rid of fungus gnats in houseplants House plants have been gaining popularity over the past couple of years and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. People are longing for more of a connection with nature and trying to find ways to bring the outdoors inside-especially people who live […]
How to Make Hummingbird Nectar We have a group of little hummingbirds that live in our front yard. My husband hung a hummingbird feeder from the Japanese maple tree in our front yard and those cute little birdies flock to it all day long. I love to hear the buzz of the little hummingbirds as […]