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!
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.
Ever since I started gardening I have heard and lived slightly in fear of my fruits and vegetables going to seed. I swear everyone talks about it!
I didn’t want to make it just an ordinary herb garden. I also have been trying to think of fun ways to get small child involved with our gardening efforts. Thats when the idea behind the gnome garden came to me! So we headed to Michaels and got some small white picket fencing and a few gnomes! It was then time to get to work!
Saturday was planting day at my house. I woke up in a tizzy of excitement and anticipation for what the day would hold.
“Be a pineapple, stand tall, wear a crown, & be sweet on the inside.” Without a doubt, pineapples are my…