Create a beautiful, fall window box full of autumn flowers, shrubs, and ornamentals. Keep your fall flower box beautiful with a few simple touches. It’s starting to get cold, with temperatures really dipping down after dark. The wood stove is installed and ready to faithfully warm the house. We have to put on our jackets each morning before heading out to do farm chores, and the crunchy, vibrant leaves have blanketed the entire property. As many of you know, we are
Learn how to build a picket fence with this easy tutorial. With a few simple materials and tools, you can build a beautiful fence for your garden or backyard. We have been super busy on the homestead lately. All last year, we worked on making the inside of the new farmhouse beautiful and livable, since a functioning kitchen is kind of important. Spring is naturally a busy time on a homestead, and we have put all our focus on getting the outdoors ready for
I love growing and arranging my own bouquets from my cut flower garden. There is nothing like the satisfaction and creativity of growing something so beautiful from a tiny seed. Learn my favorite varieties to cut and my tips for making beautiful arrangements. Are Flower Gardens Worth It? I remember a conversation a few years ago when a friend, who grew a wide variety of cut flowers in a very small space, told me why she didn't grow tomatoes and herbs. I was curious because, at the time,
Learn how to build a raised garden bed for less than $15 per box. With just a few materials and a little bit of time, you can put together these cheap raised garden beds. This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission at no extra cost to you. See my full disclosure here. Today I'm going to show you how to build cedar raised beds. If you have been following along in our gardening journey so far, you may have seen our vlog all about our cottage
Welcome back for another week of Simple Farm and Home Tuesday with Sarah from Rocky Hedge Farm, Chloe from Boxwood Avenue and me! Forgive me for being a day late on this. My book manuscript is due May 1st and I can barely think of anything else. Excuses excuses. But, Wednesday or not, the posts today have some great simple living inspiration! How to Plant, Grow and Care for Zinnias Zinnias are some of my absolute favorite cut flowers. I grow them in ever shade of pink, orange, yellow and red.