Recycled Garden – Homestead 2020 Tour

When you are deciding on what materials you should use in your garden, consider using recycled materials. Using reclaimed materials instead of brand new ones can benefit in many ways. Reusing items can save money and can help with reducing the negative impact on the environment. For instance, when purchasing new materials, you can run the risk of going beyond your planned budget. In addition, … Continue reading Recycled Garden – Homestead 2020 Tour

Urban Homestead Tour 2019

When looking for options to create a food source for your family while respecting the environment, a urban homestead is an excellent solution to an available space in your backyard. Hey there, my name is Mea, and I am an Urban Resident whose goal is to turn my home into an Urban Homestead. Residing in St. Louis, MO, I decided to transition my 200 square … Continue reading Urban Homestead Tour 2019

10 Gardening Truths You Need to Know

From learning about soil types to sprouting seeds, there are so many truths to having a garden and for the past two years, I have learned a lot thus far. I will share what truths I have discovered to inspire those looking into starting a garden of their own in today’s post. That said, let’s begin with the 10 garden truths you need to know. … Continue reading 10 Gardening Truths You Need to Know

Planting Seeds Indoors – Gardening 101

When it comes to starting your garden, you have a couple of options, you can either buy plants already established or plant your seeds indoors. If you are interested in seed starting, then in today’s post, I am going to show you seven steps to start your seeds indoors. So let’s begin. If you saw my last post, “Cranberry Vintage – Early Spring Cleaning.” I … Continue reading Planting Seeds Indoors – Gardening 101

New Gardener 101 – Vegetable Gardening in 7 Steps

Are you a new gardener and are interested in living a more self-sufficient and sustainable lifestyle? If so, then creating a garden is a wonderful place to start! Creating a new garden does not require purchasing expensive equipment or buying acres of land, on the contrary, you can start by using your patio or backyard. Starting a garden is a healthy and beneficial hobby that … Continue reading New Gardener 101 – Vegetable Gardening in 7 Steps

Vegetable Seed Packets – Info You Should Know

It’s that time again “Gardening Season!” If you are new to gardening and are interested in seed starting, in today’s post, we are going to talk about vegetable seed packets and the info you need to know. If you have old seeds and you want to learn if they are any good check out my post about “Old Vegetable Seeds – Are They Still Good?“ … Continue reading Vegetable Seed Packets – Info You Should Know

Old Vegetable Seeds – Are they Still Good?

Have a few old garden packets lying and wondering if they are still good? Find out in today’s post! We are going to talk about sprouting aged vegetable seeds. BTW: If you are new to Gardening, no worries! Check out my previous post where I talked about “How to Read and Understand Seed Packets.” So it’s that time of year again, “Seed Starting.” During this … Continue reading Old Vegetable Seeds – Are they Still Good?