One of the best ways to save money and reduce waste in the garden is to spend less and share more! This is how to organize a seed swap and plant sharing event that helps people (including yourself) get seeds for free. Includes ideas for booking a venue, sponsors, donations, and reaching people with news of the event.
Celebrate the shortest day of the year with winter solstice crafts, supporting wildlife, warming food recipes, and experiences. Each is a way to stay creative and positive and a way to bring instant hygge into the home. Daylight hours lengthen after the winter solstice, and that’s something to rejoice!
Some of the best Christmas gardening gifts for home vegetable gardeners including the latest books, stocking fillers, useful gardening tools, and things that gardeners need but wouldn’t think to buy themselves. Also, a list of a few things to avoid buying for your beloved gardener friend or family member.
Use real pumpkin puree and natural essential oils to make pumpkin spice soap using the cold-process method. Instructions include making homemade pumpkin puree and how to use it to naturally color soap orange.
Festive Christmas soap recipe made with simple layers of creamy and gold-tinted soap batter and subtly scented with raw golden honey. Includes a simple way to make swirled soap in cavity molds!
Use foraged hawthorn berries and vodka to make hawthorn tincture. This recipe follows a folk method and creates a natural medicine that is used for heart health and enhancing memory.
Grow your own food throughout the year with an indoor vegetable garden. Discover the best vegetables to grow indoors, how to grow food hydroponically or with potting mix, lighting, nutrient and water requirements, pest advice, and tools.
This guide to edible houseplants will help inspire your indoor space whether you want to grow food indoors or spice up your houseplant collection. Includes plants that you only have seen growing outdoors and some that you didn’t even know you could eat!
How to plant a winter vegetable garden with crops to harvest throughout the cold season. Includes tips on when to sow and plant winter crops, growing both outdoors and undercover, and overwintering your vegetables for spring.