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Edible Gardening

DIY Root Barrel Cellar

This year we grew potatoes in our garden for the first time. We were really surprised at how big the potato plants grew. What we didn't realize until too late, was that we were supposed to pile more soil on top of the young plants. You get…

Burlap Plant Pot

I am freaking insane over burlap. I love the idea of reusing old coffee sacks and environmentally friendly burlap for my projects. Burlap is made from jute and jute is a fast growing crop which is harvested annually. Burlap is grown in warm…

Regrow Green Onions

Growing your own food is a staple when it comes to Homesteading. I think most of us addicted to Pinterest have seen posts just like this one ~ how to regrow food from, what seems to be, scraps. Although I will stand up proudly and say "My…

How to Save Your Tomato Seeds

I used to be terrified at the thought of collecting seeds from my garden crop and saving them for the next year. Without even looking up exactly how this process works, I blew it off as way too hard and way too time consuming. Boy, was I…

Grow Your Own Gutter Strawberries

Just in case ya'll haven't noticed I'm an up-cycle, trash-to-treasure & shabby-chic'n kinda girl. And I don't limit myself just to the inside of my home. That'd be too boring. When I came across this fun Pin using gutters for growing…

V is for Vegetables

I chose to write about vegetables, as it’s often seen as a ‘boring’ topic and can often be seen as too difficult, or too time consuming to even attempt to grow any vegetables. Well right from the start, let’s set a few things straight;…