My 5 Gallon Garden

I have tried to grow a real nice vegetable garden over the last few years but have struggled due to having such sandy soil in parts of my yard.  This year I decided to try out an alternative – one that would guarantee me much better soil for the summer. In an effort to add… More My 5 Gallon Garden

Growing Tulips

I must preface by saying that I LOVE growing tulips!  Their petals are so soft and colorful that I just can’t help but sit and look at them in the garden.  Each year I plant more and more with the hope that one day that garden will look like the tulip fields in the Netherlands.… More Growing Tulips

Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary | #gbFling2016

Recently I visited the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary located within Theodore Wirth Regional Park in Minneapolis.  This site was the first stop on the 2016 Garden Bloggers Fling. Our tour was met by a great group of Naturalists who kindly took us around the garden.  I was immediately struck by the quote… More Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary | #gbFling2016

Homestead Blog Hop #33

Homestead Blog Hop #32 Welcome!   Hope everyone is doing well! The Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Tuesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, live stock, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, homeschooling, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! MEET YOUR HOSTS: Whole-Fed Homestead The Woolly Homestead Rabbit Ridge… More Homestead Blog Hop #33

Homestead Blog Hop #32

Homestead Blog Hop #32 Welcome!   Hope everyone is doing well!  I’m heading to the Garden Bloggers Fling this weekend in Minneapolis – so excited to meet new bloggers and see great gardens. The Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Tuesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, live stock, crafts, DIY, how-to’s,… More Homestead Blog Hop #32

Homestead Blog Hop #30

Homestead Blog Hop #30 Welcome!   The weather is finally not so hot so I’ve been able to get out in the garden a bit more this week. The Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Tuesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, live stock, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, homeschooling, natural home/health, self-sufficiency,… More Homestead Blog Hop #30