Garden

How to Start Seeds Indoors

How to Start Seeds Indoors: A Simple Method

Even though I’ve been gardening for years and years, I was never exactly sure how to start seeds indoors.  It felt like such an intimidating process.  When we moved to the new farm last year, I decided it was finally time to tackle the challenge. I would learn how to start seeds indoors.

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Simple DIY Seed Starting System | Roots & Boots

Simple DIY Seed Starting System: Shelves & Lights

Have you ever wanted to start seeds indoors but felt overwhelmed at the prospect of getting started?  You’re going to love this simple (and cost effective) seed starting system!

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3 Important Tips for Hugelkultur Raised Beds

3 Important Tips for Hugelkultur Raised Beds

Remember how we threw together nine new Hugelkultur raised garden beds last year during our whirlwind transition to the new farm?  Yeah, I’m glad that’s over! Many of you have asked for an update, and as we head into year two with our Hugelkultur raised beds, I have important tips to share from all I…

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Starting a Farm is Like Having a New Baby

Starting a Farm is like Having a New Baby

Starting a farm is like having a new baby. It was exciting and new and such a blessing to realize God had provided this land, this home, this adventure, but it has also been

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25 Ways to Use Fresh Basil

25 Ways to Use Fresh Basil

Is your basil growing like crazy this summer?  Too much basil is a good problem!  Try one of these 25 ways to use fresh basil.

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Discovering Hope in the Berry Patch

Discovering Hope in the Berry Patch

I’m waxing philosophical in the berry patch today, and I also made a video which you can scroll down to watch if you prefer to skip all the deep thoughts… Gardening often feels like a metaphor for life.

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Are You Planting Tomatoes the Right Way?

Are you planting tomatoes the right way? I learned about planting tomatoes the right way from

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Spring Garden Tour on the New Farm

Wouldn’t it be fun if you could swing by for a spring garden tour on our new farm?

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Hugelkultur Raised Garden Beds | Roots & Boots

How to Build Hugelkultur Raised Garden Beds

It all started with a permaculture book checked out from the library last year.  I had no idea about Hugelkultur raised garden beds until then, but once I learned the concept it made perfect sense! Why didn’t I think of this before?

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Basic Tomato Sauce For Canning Or Freezing | Roots & Boots

Basic Tomato Sauce for Canning or Freezing

This Basic Tomato Sauce for Canning recipe is definitely a step up from my original recipe for Roasted Tomato Sauce.  

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