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    Quick Tips Tuesday: Velcro Garden Ties

    Welcome to our new series, Quick Tips Tuesdays. This is where we will drop in on any given Tuesday with tips too good not to share, or stuff we are digging that’s just not juicy enough for a long post. Velcro Garden Ties (affiliate links below) Today, I’m sharing a garden product we use that makes tying up veining plants (i.e. tomatoes, raspberries, etc.) faster, more efficient and saves money to boot. We fell in love with Velcro ties long ago and mentioned…

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    GIVEAWAY:Garden Pruners unlike any other

    When it comes to garden tools, Ryan and I turn into kids in a candy store. One of everything, please! You’ve seen me gush over the broadfork and Ryan share his…

  • pregnancy and baby

    Natural Homemade Baby Wipes

    Doing a post on how to make homemade baby wipes feels like I’m putting the cart before the horse since I have yet to share our cloth diaper approach, but unlike…

  • garden diy

    How To Start Your Own Mushroom Log

    From the moment we moved onto our current property, we knew it was the perfect environment to grow mushrooms. The shade from large oak trees (that limit our gardening potential) also…

  • pickled + preserved

    Canned Apple Pie Filling

    It’s fall, and this year we are ditching the usual pumpkin craze and swimming in apples. This shift may be due to this year’s weak pumpkin harvest (and a freezer still full…

  • october garden chores for a southern garden
    garden chores

    Our October Garden Chores

    I have always been in awe of the colors of the fall. While most people can’t wait for those spring flowers, I am always longing for that first crisp late summer…