Gardening

Easy gardening tips for the beginning to experienced gardener: vegetable gardening, flower gardening, birds and butterflies, DIY garden crafts, fairy gardens, and more.

Straw Town features a straw-bale maze, straw jump, pyramid, grain play pit, obstacle course, giant teddy bear, many games, and the farm animal petting zoo. Straw Town features a straw-bale maze, straw jump, pyramid, grain play pit, obstacle course, giant teddy bear, many games, and the farm animal petting zoo.

Fall is just around the corner. I love fall, it is one of my favorite times of year. With fall comes bonfires, hot chocolate, flannel shirts, and of course, pumpkins! One of my favorite things to do with my kids each fall is take them to a pumpkin patch to pick out pumpkins to decorate…

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Comprehensive list of lavender farms in Washington State, including farms in both eastern and western Washington. Comprehensive list of lavender farms in Washington State, including farms in both eastern and western Washington.

If you are fortunate enough to live near a lavender farm, then you really must go visit it. You might even get lucky enough to find a lavender festival. Lavender generally blooms during the months of June-July every year, depending on where you live. I have put together a list of my lavender farms in…

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Easy DIY tips for keeping birds out of the garden. Ideas for keeping birds from eating your strawberries! Easy DIY tips for keeping birds out of the garden. Ideas for keeping birds from eating your strawberries!

How do You Keep Birds Away from Your Garden?   Since moving out to the country several years ago, I have learned a lot about growing a large garden. One of the things I had to learn quickly was how to keep birds out of the garden.   I do love birds, I really do.…

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The best natural fertilizers for tomatoes The best natural fertilizers for tomatoes

DIY Tomato Plant Food   I love growing tomatoes in my garden every year. They are a must for canning my homemade salsa. Over the years I have learned some tips for growing tomatoes. Here is the best natural fertilizer for tomatoes.   Using Epsom Salt to Fertilize Tomatoes   Many people wonder if epsom…

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