Category Archives: Gardening

Gardening on the cheap – particularly for beginners

If you don’t have a vegetable garden now, but think you might want to start one, here are some ideas for keeping costs down and effort minimal. Here is Jessica, again, from Roots and Refuge Farm. This video is from … Continue reading

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Why Garden?

You may be thinking about planting a garden for the first time. Or you might be thinking of expanding your garden space in response to the rise in food prices – enough to “put up” your own vegetables and fruit … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Sustainable Food Security

This is well-timed advice as we go into a new growing season, and as we consider the uncertainty of our food supplies that have occurred during the past couple of years. Jess is a practical woman who hasn’t always known … Continue reading

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Is Spring really here?

Have you ever noticed that one sunny day when you are driving or walking down your street there seems to be a green haze in the air, as the leaves unfurl? Even though you have been waiting and watching for … Continue reading

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Is Spring really here?

Repeat post from last year, changed slightly. The day my forsythia begins to bloom is my sign that spring has actually begun, and that happened just a few days ago. Even though I noticed that my daffs and tulips are … Continue reading

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Fast-Growing Food Options | Growing food to feed your family

One of my favorite YouTube channels. It’s Spring, and time to think about growing a garden. You’re home right? If you are able and have time, growing food is good for you and your family. You can grow something almost … Continue reading

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Jess’ Devotional – Back to the Garden

A favorite of mine speaking about the part gardening plays in her personal faith journey, and how God is calling us back to the garden.

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Growing Gardeners (Raising Kids in the Garden)

From my favorite YouTube gardener. Fun with kids and grandkids in the garden, while they learn about growing, and we learn patience.

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Beginning gardening on the cheap

If you don’t have a vegetable garden now, but think you might want to start one, here are some ideas for keeping costs down and effort minimal. This video (below) is by Jessica, from Roots and Refuge Farm. She’s a … Continue reading

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My Journey Into Gardening & Why I Garden (A Response of Sorts to MIGardener)

I love this woman. I think it is because she reminds me of my mother. I know that sounds funny, but she thinks a lot the same way my mom did. There is a wonder of nature in her heart, … Continue reading

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