What Are Microgreens – And How To Grow Them

Microgreens have been around since the 1980’s, but only in the last decade have they started trickling into restaurants and recipe books across the nation. Recently, they’ve exploded in popularity and earned recognition as a “superfood” due to their impressive nutritional content and plethora of health benefits. Before we dive right into all the details [...]

9 Health Benefits of Aloe Vera That May Convince You To Grow It

There are so many health benefits when it comes to the Aloe Vera Plant. Aloe Vera is a long-time used medicinal plant that has many uses in the area of health and wellness. I love keeping an aloe vera plant on hand for the occasional burn, and even for making aloe vera juice. Taking aloe [...]

10 Plants for Fall and Winter Gardening

It took me several years of gardening before I actually started planting in the Fall and Winter. It quickly became my favorite time for planting, because I had a lot of success with it. Fall/Winter plants are very hardy, and are a lot of fun to grow. So even if you don't have much of [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:18:37-04:00August 31st, 2017|Home and Garden, Organic and Green Living|3 Comments

How To Use Banana Water for Organic Fertilizer

  Gardening doesn't have to be a complicated process with multiple chemicals and fertilizers. Making my own organic fertilizer with just banana peels, is so FANTASTICALLY SIMPLE that I don't know why more people don't do it. Whether you've got a full garden bed or just a few plants inside the house, everyone can benefit [...]

Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil has many great uses. I love using it in my home because it helps to purify the air, and provides an uplifting scent. But it also has a few other uses, that I'm a big fan of! Lemon oil is great for cleaning, and is part of my daily cleaning routine. I [...]

Sustainable Gardening: How to Plant for Fall

With the Fall season fast approaching, it is time for me to get some of my goodies into the ground. This Fall I'm planting mostly leafy greens along with some broccoli and fennel. The fennel isn't so much a Winter time plant, but since I live in a warmer climate it seems to do really [...]

By |2015-09-02T11:26:30-04:00September 2nd, 2015|Home and Garden|0 Comments

Why you should NEVER move during the Summer months…

It's been a whirlwind of a Summer for me, and I am so excited to finally be in my new home.  As some of you know, I ended up severely ill due to mold poisoning. I was renting a house that ended up with some water damage in the ceiling, and due to the negligence [...]

By |2015-07-29T14:18:10-04:00July 29th, 2015|Home and Garden|14 Comments

How To Plant a Garden in 5 Simple Steps

I wonder why it is that people panic when they hear the term "gardening." Also, why do we always think "Spring" when it comes to gardening? Did you know that certain plants like broccoli, collard greens, and chard need cooler Fall/Winter weather in order to grow? Ok, so maybe you knew that or maybe you didn't. [...]

By |2014-09-17T11:10:13-04:00September 17th, 2014|Home and Garden, Uncategorized|0 Comments