by Texas Homesteader ~ Did you know you can make your own mini greenhouse to plant & grow seeds using a plain ole milk jug? The milk jug offers a warm moist growing environment and protection from the elements for your tender seedlings. Get a jump on the gardening season!
by Texas Homesteader ~ Spring is drawing near. We’re all ready to get in our gardens, with dreams of lush growing vegetables dancing in our heads. So I’m sharing this garden roundup post to offer insight into garden planning, raised beds, edible landscape, saving money in your garden and more.
by Texas Homesteader ~ What if you could have a beautiful flowerbed in front of your home and harvest food from it too? Edible landscaping is simply choosing pretty vegetable and herb plants in different sizes, shapes and textures to plant right into your decorative garden. I’ll give you tips on how to plant a […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ We’ve managed to reduce our landfill contributions over the years by using a few simple tricks. We’ve even been able to eliminate our trash collection service and associated fees. So the result has been positive for both our budget as well as the environment.
by Texas Homesteader ~ Planting and harvesting from our vegetable garden each year is important to me. You too? Come see how our garden is faring in these hot, dry summer months.
by Texas Homesteader ~ When the weather turns hot & dry it can be hard on your plants and trees. Especially trying to keep them properly watered. Here in NE Texas we’ve actually slipped once again into a severe drought. So I’m employing many efforts to keep my plants and trees healthy.
by Texas Homesteader ~ There are many things that I no longer buy at the store. I’m typically able to make do (quite nicely, actually) with what I already have here at home. I’ve found it just took looking at things in a different way. Come see what I no longer buy at the store.
by Texas Homesteader ~ A family illness kept me from starting my vegetable seeds inside earlier this year. So I had to actually plant seeds in the garden instead of seedlings. C’mon into my NE Texas garden, y’all. I’ll give you the tour!