Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles (A Canning Recipe)
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Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles (A Canning Recipe)

Since I finally had a good crop of pickling cucumbers, I decided to make a variation of my family’s homemade garlic dill pickles recipe. These flavorful pickles are the perfect side to any potluck, family gathering, or burgers. This recipe includes instructions for canning, because pickles are easy to can at home for a year’s…

The Benefits of Gardening: A Gardener’s Reflection
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The Benefits of Gardening: A Gardener’s Reflection

Let’s talk about the benefits of gardening. Here’s a list of 7 gardening benefits that I personally think are what makes gardening extra special and important. This is my second article in my Gardener Reflections series. Here is my first Gardener Reflection article on the Insanity of Spring. I would love to hear what other benefits…

Dandelion Root Herbal Coffee Recipe
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Dandelion Root Herbal Coffee Recipe

This article includes a recipe for dandelion root herbal coffee, which combines dandelion root with burdock root, chicory root, and spices to make a roasted, delicious “coffee” tasting beverage that is perfect for afternoons when you don’t want caffeine, or if you want to break a coffee addiction, or if you love herbal beverages that…

The Insanity of Spring: A Gardener’s Reflection
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The Insanity of Spring: A Gardener’s Reflection

This is the first article for my new Gardener Reflections series. I’m reflecting today on the chaos and insanity of spring when it comes to gardening, as well as how I am (trying) to keep up on the garden chores and what sparks joy for me right now in nature. I’m hoping to occassionally get…

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How to Make a Homemade Garden Trellis (easy and moveable!)

Learn how to make a homemade garden trellis that is easy to build and moveable. It’s the perfect way to do proper crop rotation in your raised beds and/or garden. Bonus: it’s easy to pack up and store for the winter as well! How to Make a Homemade Garden Trellis I have made MANY homemade…