Basil is one of my favorite herbs to grow in the summer. There are so many reasons to grow basil: 1. It smells amazing! 2. It is super easy to grow and maintain – especially if you will be traveling for part of the summer growing season. 3. There are so many uses for fresh basil!
Follow along as we set up our new garden space step by step.
But I was taught never to live life in fear. After losing several beautiful backyard gardens – it was time to take charge and come up with some alternative gardening solutions. I searched my gardening books, drooled over the gardens on my favorite Instagram accounts, spoke with my dad and husband and together we finally hatched a plan for world domination… Well garden domination.. Flood domination?
So about 2 years ago I bought a banana plant. It was a very tiny plant, barely 3 leaves. I…
There I was, strolling through the Lowe’s plant selection, minding my own business when a certain plant caught my eye. It was an elegant white eggplant seedling. How could I resist? I had never seen nor tasted an elusive white eggplant. I had to have it.
The eggplants in my garden have been a source of “gardening stress” for me since we moved into our new house. When we moved in the previous owner proudly showed me the flowing eggplant plants while proclaiming, “you will have fresh eggplants any day now!” So I excitedly waited for the eggplants to appear… I waited and waited and waited.
“Be a pineapple, stand tall, wear a crown, & be sweet on the inside.” Without a doubt, pineapples are my…