Most of you probably clicked on this article just to be sure you correctly read the title and your eyes were not playing tricks on you. Well, thanks for clicking and yes, today we are going to find out to turn our yards into a bat-hive. "Why on earth would I want bats in my … Continue reading How to Attract Bats to Your Yard This Summer
As my garden progresses, I'm always trying to use up herbs; Spaetzle made with garden fresh herbs is a fantastic recipe. It's a quick, easy side dish that gives you home-cooked noodles in just minutes. Re-think spaetzle...it's not just a heavy winter dish. The herbs give it a light, bright flavor.
Trying your hand at vegetable gardening these past few months? I bet you are enjoying yourself, nurturing your plants and watching those pretty flowers bloom. I hope our gardening posts have been of immense help to you in one way or the other. If they have, trust me when I say we feel extremely rewarded. If this is your first time, no worries, you can check out our super-helpful posts here.
There are some individuals who have this quite 'classical' view that those annoying creatures called mosquitoes are afraid of nothing and no-one. I used to belong to that group myself ever since I knew what that whining and buzzing sound in my ears meant. Then I went to live with my aunt. She was born a … Continue reading Tired of Those Pesky Mosquitoes? Scare Them Away with These Tried-and-True Plants
Gardening in a small apartment might seem impossible and downright disheartening for those of us who love getting our hands dirty and seeing nature bloom around us. However, there have been recent ideas, techniques and suggestions from gardeners and agricultural experts on various ways to garden in a small space, with vertical gardening being the … Continue reading 5 Unique DIY Vertical Gardening Ideas
Cinco de Mayo is a huge celebration and people go crazy on that day. They eat all sorts of Mexican food, drink Mexican beer or Tequila, make tons of guacamole and have a Mexican-brand hangover sometimes! So while America celebrates the triumph of Mexican militia over the French Army in the heroic Battle of Puebla, … Continue reading Authentic Mexican Pozole for your Cinco de Mayo Aftermath
Venison is rich and savory when you cook it in onion gravy; furthermore, deer meat melts in your mouth when you cook it in the pressure cooker. In addition, this goes from fridge to table in under an hour. It's a great meal for a busy night after work or a lazy Saturday when you … Continue reading Venison In Savory Onion Gravy – Deer Meat From Pressure Cooker
In the world of gardening, butterflies are a revered lot. They are great pollinators and are quite beneficial to the ecosystem. However, I’m pretty confident I’m echoing the thoughts of a lot of people when I say the biggest benefit of the butterfly is its sheer visual beauty. So, if you want to be eco-friendly … Continue reading 5 Plants that Attract Butterflies to Your Garden
The cutest of container gardens are easy to create with just a little time and imagination. In fact, any vessel or bucket can be turned into a container garden. In my opinion, unexpected containers add charm and a rustic folk-art appeal to your outdoor living space. Whether the container is large or small makes no … Continue reading The Cutest Container Gardens Are Easy To Create!
Happy Spring Ya'll! After burrowing away for the winter, I've been busy. I've been getting ready for planting my garden, starting my seeds, planting my early-season lettuce, kale and spinach, and planting annuals around the whole yard. My husband built me a fantastic outdoor potting bench with running water. This quickly transformed a lean-to into … Continue reading Terra Cotta Pot Makeover