An Earth-Friendly Way to Kill Grass

When you want to build a new garden, the first step is to get rid of the grass. Using old newspaper is an effective, earth-friendly tool to use for smothering unwanted grass. Using newspaper to kill the grass will block the sunlight, provide a barrier to hinder the growth, and will decompose in a matterContinue reading “An Earth-Friendly Way to Kill Grass”

2022 Plant Recommendations

Overwhelmed by the varieties of seeds and plants in the catalogs? Check out this list of our tried-and-true garden favorites. The seed catalogs are flowing in and it feels so good to start planning for next year’s garden. If you’re new to gardening or in need of some fresh ideas, scroll through this list ofContinue reading “2022 Plant Recommendations”

Top 20 Photos from the 2021 Garden

The gardens are finally resting after a productive and beautiful season. Enjoy a tour of the gardens by scrolling through 20 of our favorite moments. 20 Coreopsis, Lance-Leaf June This plant came from a wildflower seed mixture that was given to us. 19 Lonicera, Major Wheeler July I planted this Lonicera (Honeysuckle) in the springContinue reading “Top 20 Photos from the 2021 Garden”

Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

I enjoy making homemade pizza for dinner. It’s my little guy’s favorite meal, so I’ve had plenty of opportunities to get this gluten free recipe just right. It’s light yet sturdy with a soft base and a crispy crust. After tweaking the recipe numerous times, I can happily say this is the best recipe forContinue reading “Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Crust”

Road Trip Must-Haves for Kids

Several hours (or days) spent in the car together doesn’t have to be a cringe-worthy experience! Here are 5 fun must-haves to bring along when you hit the road with your family. After many, many hours driving around the USA together over the past several years, the things we take in our activity bag forContinue reading “Road Trip Must-Haves for Kids”