Musings from the Garden

DIY Cedar Raised Garden Bed

DIY Cedar Raised Garden Bed
Not a carpenter? Not a problem. I'll walk you through building these beautiful raised garden beds, this step by step.

Hydroponics Made Easy

Hydroponics Made Easy
We love digging in the dirt, but in our climate, that gets tricky for certain crops at various times of the year. Having a hydroponic system indoors allows us to have fresh herbs in the middle of a snowstorm and delicate greens during a heat wave.

Hugelkultur for Easy and Prolific Raised Bed Gardening

Hugelkultur for Easy and Prolific Raised Bed Gardening
Pronounced "hoo-gul-culture", this German term means hill culture. Essentially, it is a garden constructed from decaying wood and plant biomass. You can achieve this with a large pile or mound in your yard or you can create it within the confines of a wood-framed garden bed. We chose to do the latter and, after witnessing the astounding results, have never looked back.

Guest Post: My name is Leah, I am an unreasonably picky adult eater.

Guest Post: My name is Leah, I am an unreasonably picky adult eater.
Recently, we teamed up with a fellow blogging friend over at Fort Birthday. Here's what she has to say about getting picky eaters to munch their veggies!

Recipe of the Month #1: KALE CHIPS

Recipe of the Month #1: KALE CHIPS
How to make crispy kale chips that even your pickiest eater will enjoy

Planting a Fall Garden

Planting a Fall Garden
  Here in the mid-Atlantic region, we are taking shelter from the 90-degree heat and humidity and dreaming of cooler days ahead. This time of year,...

Why Homegrown?

Why Homegrown?
Isn't it more work to grow your own? Why not just go to the grocery store? Well, it does take some effort and you can just go to the store, but her...