Fresh Produce Garden Hack of the Month: Washing Fresh Produce

October 13, 2017

If you have a vegetable garden, you can probably imagine how much water you use to not only water your plants, but then wash all your fresh produce. But, this month’s Garden Hack might just change the way you do both. You only need 3 things for this: a large colander or laundry basket with… Read more >

Fiddlhead Ferns Photo Courtesy of The Spruce You Can Eat That?! Uncommon Edible Plants

October 11, 2017

There are many plants that you probably pass by every day that you could actually eat. And, the majority of them are weeds. So, if you find these weeds in your yard and they just make you so mad, just eat them instead! They can add unique flavors to dishes and even add in some… Read more >

Summer on the Farm

September 22, 2017

A season of growth. Just as Spring brings new beginnings, late summer is time to reap the harvest of our hard work. The last time I updated you on our recent move to our 5-acre mini farm in Snohomish was in June.  Where does the time go? And where did the rain go? This summer… Read more >

Silver Edged Variegated Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Walvera') Photo Courtesy of Monrovia Plant of the Month: Lavender

August 11, 2017

Did you know we’ve officially broken the record for most consecutive days without rain? It’s crazy to think that just this past winter/spring we also broke the record for most days with rain! In this dry, hot weather, nothing beats a cold glass of lemonade or a yummy ice cream cone. And you know what… Read more >

Design ideas for your side yard

June 17, 2016

Most of us can identify an area of our garden that is underutilized. The long lost and forgotten space known as the side yard is the most commonly underutilized and sometimes the most challenging. Often it is out of sight and therefore out of mind. Everyone wants to maximize usable space in the garden, especially for… Read more >