Old World Garden
It is a day we have dreamed of since first starting our little farm some 6+ years ago, hosting a farm to table dinner, smack in the middle of our 3 acre homestead! Even better, it will give us an
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Today’s article is a bit out of the norm for us. But from time to time, it really is a good thing to get out of your comfort zone. In fact, personally, it is one of the most enjoyable posts
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Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day, than an ice-cold glass of lemonade. Especially if that lemonade is homemade! I remember when I was a child setting up a lemonade stand in our tiny little neighborhood, hoping to
Storing food from your garden is a great way to save money and eat healthier all year long! Simply by canning, freezing and drying the foods we grow and love, we have been able to stock our pantry with nearly
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It never ceases to amaze us how many people want to know if living smaller is really living better. Well, it really is! There has not been a single day we have missed oversized suburban home, or all of the
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After many years of trying and several failed attempts, we have finally figured out the secret to making and grilling hamburgers. No more dry and brittle burgers, no more under-cooked and red centers, and no more chewy and flavorless chunks
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Winning the war against summer garden pests without harsh chemicals. Summer is here. And so are the myriad of insects, animals and pests that love to invade you and your landscape! From Japanese beetles, tomato hornworms, aphids, cabbage worms, slugs, rabbits, and
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When it comes to watering the garden, how, when and how much you water makes all the difference! Although watering vegetable plants can seem like a trivial task, there really is a science behind proper watering techniques. Bad watering habits
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Sweet tomato jam – where have you been all my life? I first tried sweet tomato jam at a local bistro years ago. A friend of mine had ordered an appetizer that consisted of toasted baguette, crackers and a variety
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Whether it’s a patio or a sitting area tucked away in the corner of your yard, a DIY paver patio can add visual interest and beauty to your landscape. In addition to their great look, they also have big advantages
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When you prune tomatoes and peppers, good things happen in your garden! If there is one simple chore in the summer that can make a big difference to harvesting a healthy and faster-ripening crop, it’s pruning. Both tomatoes and peppers
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How to Freeze Spinach… Do you rely on frozen spinach boxes in the middle of winter for your dips, soups and casseroles? Why not do it yourself and freeze spinach from a fresh batch this summer? Every year it seems
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The Farm, House and Garden Photo Update One Year Later. It’s hard to believe that it has been one year since we broke ground on building our Simple House at the farm! And in those 365 days that have passed
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Looking for ways to protect cucumber plants from the onslaught of beetles and disease? Cucumbers are the second most popular vegetable grown in home gardens, playing second fiddle to only the beloved tomato. Gardeners everywhere simply love to grow and
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Most people make relish out of cucumbers, but my Grandma was always known for her zucchini relish recipe. Since Grandma passed this recipe down to me, I have absolutely fallen in love with it. It requires very little ingredients to
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How to eradicate weeds from the garden and make gardening fun… “Can you please tell me how to stop weeds from overtaking my garden!” Every garden season, that is the question that arrives in our inbox almost daily. Weeds can
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When it comes to a newly planted garden, a little attention now can pay off big later! The first few weeks after planting is a critical time for vegetable plants. It is when tender seedlings and transplants are at their
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Have you ever looked at the ingredient list on the can of Sloppy Joes sauce? If you haven’t, the most likely first ingredient will be High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS). Don’t stop reading there, you may also find regular corn
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When it comes to fertilizing vegetable gardens, nothing can top good old, time-tested organic solutions! Not only are they safe to use on the plants that will feed your family, they are extremely economical. Organic fertilizers, with their natural nutrients,
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When you support tomato plants and pepper plants properly, good things happen in the garden! Keeping your tomato and pepper plants off the ground plays a big role in the overall success of your crop. In fact, for as much
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