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Keep off my (very small) lawn

My son does not like the backyard in our new house. In our old house, there was a big backyard that was mostly flat and it was perfect for water battles and running around. In the new house, the backyard mostly consists of a hill (that will be great for sledding on), but we definitely can't have water battles there. ...more

Gardening: Why You Should Get Started Now

The warm air draws us outdoors and the lush blooms welcome us outside. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing (just so gorgeous), gardens have so many amazing benefits. In this day and age where we have to worry about where and how our food is grown, it’s nice to know that if you put in the effort and work hard, you can learn to be more self-sufficient. You don’t even need a large property, urban gardening is huge-think rooftop gardens and container gardens! Here are some great reasons to start or continue gardening!...more

Hens And Chicks, The Succulent That Keeps On Giving

  It’s true, most succulents keep on giving in terms of the cuttings you’ll get, but Hens and Chicks really hit the mark on this one.  Just look at the picture and you’ll see tons of babies, or larger rosettes for that matter, just waiting to be cut out of the patch.  They’re easy to care for, require little water and actually make good houseplants....more

Sowing The Seeds Of (Garden) Love

Preparing For Our New Life On a Homestead

cristina sudoIt is now time for “the big move” and preparing for our new life on our homestead. Contracts have been signed, signatures added to multiple papers and the yes has been given to us  by the powers that be. We have questioned our sanity and have both agreed this IS insane to live in the mountains on 10 acres over 8,000 feet elevation, but it is what we want and what we have dreamed of for years now and the day is finally here! We now own a homestead on 10 acres! It is all ours to do as we wish!...more

The Lasagna Garden

Earth. Garden. Organic.Its not really a garden yet. More of a garden bed. Our Lasagna Garden. It's ready for the spring, even if it's only late November here in Southern Ontario....more