When you are gardening with kids, don’t be too picky, crooked rows are fine! The rows don’t need to be straight, their hoeing form doesn’t need to be perfect, and yes, the plants will grow, even if they are too close together and some plants… [read more]
Grow Gardens all Around! When I was a kid, I could tell my parents loved gardening. They would grow gardens everywhere on their property. They had a huge vegetable garden, berry patches, fruit trees, a small herb garden, a pond garden, and lots of flower… [read more]
When gardening with kids, give them their own tools to use. Small hands need small tools. Kids love to have their own tools to use in the garden.
I love gardening! Whether your garden is a small area in the backyard, a container on your patio or deck, even if it’s just a couple of flower pots in your window, the experience of gardening is enriched when shared. We have flower gardens all… [read more]
When it comes to jelly, crab apple is one of my family’s favorites. It is sweet and sour and tastes great in recipes.
When I was a kid, my parents had a huge crab apple tree in their yard. I remember playing under that tree and picking crab apples to eat. They were tiny and made you pucker, but tasted so good.
Homemade Salsa, fresh from the garden!
Want to know how to make salsa? This is my favorite salsa recipe. It’s easy to make and can be eaten hot or cold.