How to Make a DIY Pallet Path

How to Make a DIY Pallet Path

It’s easy to create a beautiful and functional garden pathway from pallets! Here’s how to create a DIY pallet path, step by step! A few years ago, I set out to transform a bare patch of our property into a beautiful garden area for my perennial plants and...
Soil Drainage: How & Why to Test It!

Soil Drainage: How & Why to Test It!

Did you know that soil drainage can directly effect how successful your garden is? Luckily, it’s easy to learn more about your soil by doing an easy at-home soil drainage test!   Are you tired of guessing how much and how often to water your plants? ...
DIY River Rock Garden Bed

DIY River Rock Garden Bed

Raised beds are a wonderful solution for many types of gardening. Here’s how to make your own beautiful river rock garden bed using basic supplies you probably already have on hand!   Many moons ago, we lived in a beautiful, fully-restored 1905...
How to Ripen Tomatoes Faster on the Vine

How to Ripen Tomatoes Faster on the Vine

Are your green tomatoes slow to ripen? Check out these tricks to ripen tomatoes faster as the end of the season approaches!   Each summer, grow an abundance of tomatoes. We grow about 16 tomato plants each year that provide our tomato-based products for the...
Natural Gardening Solutions Every New Gardener Should Know

Natural Gardening Solutions Every New Gardener Should Know

I’m sharing the most important natural gardening solutions that every new gardener should know, including effective solutions to manage pests, maintain weeds and build healthy garden soil!    Welcome to the wonderful world of natural gardening!  I...
Garden Tour: Drought Tolerant Garden in California

Garden Tour: Drought Tolerant Garden in California

*Client Garden Tour* Check out my most recent garden installation: a beautiful drought tolerant garden in Southern California, full of pollinator plants and “farmtiques”! Pssst: I’m gonna let you in on a little secret! I absolutely LOVE helping other...