I admit, in most ways, I’m not a fan of worms. When we go fishing I still prefer my son baits my hook. And if I see a worm on the surface of a street I get the shudders. But in my vegetable garden I’m thrilled to see lots of these wonderful creatures in the soil. Making your own worm farm is easy and inexpensive!
Making your own worm farm
For the couple of days the weather has been so much milder that I am getting excited about spring! I’ve been walking around singing a song in my head. Well, my version of a song anyway. The melody is Georgia on my Mind but the title of my song is Gardening on my Mind!
Gardening on My Mind
Every year in the late summer I swear I’m not going to garden the next season. And every winter around this time I get really excited about the vegetable garden I’m going to have in the spring. It may seem early to even think about gardening but, by the time I order seeds, have them delivered, and get them going strong it will be time to put many things into the garden.
Get Ready for Garden Season!
I started thinking about these herbs last night while cooking. We use these herbs in cooking all the time but there are some interesting facts about these four you may not know. Aside from being lyrics in an old song, parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme have history!
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme
I originally posted this last March and it’s amazing how accurate it is today! Just like in March, we’ve had two snowstorms very close together. And I’m still not able to escape winter with a quick trip to the Bahamas so I’m back to dreaming about summer and doing what I can to be ready when garden season comes around again.
Garden Things to do in Winter
It got cold here suddenly. Our unseasonably warm November turned into a wet, cold December with no warning. I want summer back! But since I can never actually concentrate hard enough to change the weather I’ve decided to grow more micro greens. I first wrote about these delicious, healthy little greens back in May when everyone was thinking about gardening but you can grow them indoors all year!
Learn about micro greens here!
I originally posted this about 5 months ago but my son and I dug up some of my herbs from the garden yesterday. I’ll keep them in pots over the winter so I’ll have fresh herbs all winter. In the spring they’ll go back to the garden. I thought you might want to make flavor inspired container herb gardens, too.
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