Making the Most of Your Organic Garden

Harvesting fruits and vegetables from your garden and preparing them for the family meal is very rewarding. Here are a few tips for making the most of your organic garden: 1. Choose gardening over grocery shopping. Food prices are soaring, and when produce is shipped in from across the country (or the world), it loses most, if not all, its … Read More

Cilantro For Free

How To Grow Cilantro

How To Grow Cilantro How To Grow Cilantro. Do you guys love Cilantro as I do?  I could add it to everything! One thing is for sure when you can go and pick it fresh from your garden for free, well you just can’t beat that….. Here is what I did.  The last year 2013 I planted some Cilantro seeds … Read More

Save the Bluebird

Organic Garden, Bluebirds, Organic Food,

Save The Bluebird   Blue is the prominent color this year!  How about a beautiful blue that comes from nature?  Bluebirds are losing their habitat, at an alarming rate, due to the development of the property and cutting down trees.  Also, non-native birds are killing bluebirds for the nesting space.  It has been my experience that sparrows are to blame … Read More

Feed Your Bees Or They Could Starve

This is the time of year when your bees most likely will starve if you don’t give them food.  They have depleted their stores of honey.  It is warm one day and snow and freezing the next.  Crazy weather! My bees have lots of honey left but I didn’t want to take any chances as they can go through their … Read More

Uncle Sam Wants You To Raise Chickens!

Raising Chickens with pasture and organic feed will produce the best eggs

Raising Chickens Raising chickens can have many rewards.  I can’t wait as my baby chicks are coming in March!!  Planted the herbal ley on the pasture, which is different herbs and clovers, perfect for animals.  They will have organic garden scraps and organic chicken feed with no corn or soybeans. Uncle Sam has changed a bit since this poster.  I … Read More

We Know What’s Killing The Bees

We Know What’s Killing The Bees   Last night we had our monthly bee club meeting which I love going to.  As a new beekeeper, I have much to learn. It was very distressing to hear, but Kentucky has lost 75% of their hives and Tennessee lost 55% of their colonies this winter.  The cold and the chemicals are wiping … Read More