Easy recipe for chive blossom vinegar. This homemade infused vinegar has a wonderful chive flavor and is a pretty pink purple in color. Great for homemade salad dressings and marinades. Easy recipe for chive blossom vinegar. This homemade infused vinegar has a wonderful chive flavor and is a pretty pink purple in color. Great for homemade salad dressings and marinades.

A couple of months ago I saw this photo of chive blossom vinegar and I couldn’t wait for my chives to start blossoming so I could try making this flavored vinegar for myself. This is an infused vinegar, where you just let herbs set in vinegar for several weeks to let the flavor of the…

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Easy recipe for canning lilac simple syrup for cocktails, flavored iced tea, flavoring kombucha, and more. Easy canning recipe for beginners. Easy recipe for canning lilac simple syrup for cocktails, flavored iced tea, flavoring kombucha, and more. Easy canning recipe for beginners.

I love canning homemade simple syrup, and this lilac simple syrup is no exception. It’s so easy! It’s a perfect way to start canning if you haven’t already. Last year I tried canning ginger simple syrup for the first time, and it turned out wonderful. Perfect for flavoring my iced tea and home brewed kombucha.…

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Top 9 fairy garden houses that you can order today from Amazon to accessorize your fairy garden or miniature garden. Top 9 fairy garden houses that you can order today from Amazon to accessorize your fairy garden or miniature garden.

I just love fairy gardens and miniature gardens. When someone doesn’t know what to get for me for my birthday or Mother’s Day, one of the suggestions I always have is to buy me something for my fairy garden. One of the great things about fairy gardens is that you can change them with the…

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Expert advice for cooling your canning jars and testing your jar lids to make sure they have sealed. Expert advice for cooling your canning jars and testing your jar lids to make sure they have sealed.

Cooling your jars and testing your canning jar seals are two very important steps in the canning process. Canning takes some time and effort, but you will reap the rewards of your canning efforts all winter, as well as save money on your grocery bill. This post will give you some expert tips on testing…

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This DIY produce rinse is a natural vinegar based homemade vegetable and fruit wash that is great for removing insecticides, pesticides, and fertilizers from produce. This DIY produce rinse is a natural vinegar based homemade vegetable and fruit wash that is great for removing insecticides, pesticides, and fertilizers from produce.

I have to admit, I have never given a lot of thought to what is on my fruit and vegetables when I buy them from the store. I do rinse them off with water, but to make sure all pesticides and fertilizers have been removed from them, it is best to rinse them off with…

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Creative ideas for doubling your gardening space by the use of vertical gardens. Creative ideas for doubling your gardening space by the use of vertical gardens.

Vertical gardens are a great option for gardeners who have limited space to work with. There are a number of ways you can implement vertical gardening. Here a few ideas to get you started. Trellises A simple way to create a vertical garden is to place a trellis in a large container. You can steady…

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