Tips for the Beginning Gardener and a Garden Update

Tips for the Beginning Gardener and a Garden Update

These tips for the beginning gardener have been sponsored by  Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have been gardening for many years but it seems like every seasonI learn something new.  Gardening can be a wonderful hobby that is both frustrating and immensely satisfying.  If you are a beginning gardener you need to go into this process with a clear understanding that it does take a bit of work, some research, and a whole lot of luck some years!  However, feeding your family right from the backyard is also incredibly satisfying.  I control the products I spray (or don't spray!) on my food, I save money on organic produce, and I have a handy source of food for those days when I run out of stuff in the fridge.  I know everyone has to start their gardening adventure … [Read more...]

Love for Lilies and Easy Planting Tips #spon

Love for Lilies and Easy Planting Tips #spon

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of iBulb for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I am a huge fan of gardening but I usually do mostly food gardening.  I understand, however, that flowers play avital role in the well being of my vegetable garden.  Flowers attract polinators and without those little guys I would have no squash come summer!  So, I plant an assortment of flowers that require very littel attention. Planting perrenials and an assortment of bulbs gives me the beauty and pollinators that I want without a lot of effort on my part. A drive through my neiborhood will show you that I am not the only person who is a big fan of bulbs in their yard.  Just about every house on my street has a clump or two of lilies growing in the front yard. Lilies are a low … [Read more...]