Asparagus is a perennial plant with erect, edible stems and tiny branches that bear even tinier flowers that become red berries that contain the black Asparagus seed. Formerly in the Liliaceae family, botanists have realized that Asparagus is in a class by itself and have repositioned its 120 species in the Asparagaceae genus. Asparagus is…Read More How to Grow Asparagus
Shoppers have enjoyed the convenience of buying in bulk for a number of years. My own bulk buying experiences have been hit and miss at best, but I recently discovered just how convenient buying in bulk can be. There are a number of advantages to buying in bulk: some items are available only in bulk…Read More Buying in Bulk
Hopefully many of us have taken some time during the year to add a few ornaments to our Christmas Tree Decorations. Homemade Christmas ornaments are not only less expensive, but they give a homespun, warm feeling to our Christmas trees that you can’t get any other way. I have some ornaments that were given to…Read More Homemade Christmas Ornaments
Your wedding centerpieces don’t have to look cheap, even if you can’t spend a fortune on them. Here are some ideas for inexpensive wedding centerpieces. Potted Herb Centerpieces Small herb plants, such as parsley, thyme, basil, marjoram and lavender, can be planted in small pots, one herb per pot. You can use plain terra cotta…Read More Ideas for Inexpensive Wedding Centerpieces
The results are in! Homemade cleaners equal and even outperform commercial household cleaning products! My daughter Amanda and I spent the good part of 2 weeks, including her Christmas vacation, working on a science project for school to find out which household cleaners work best. We did three tests: one with window cleaners, one with…Read More Do Commercial & Homemade Cleaning Products Clean Equally?