I walked by this catnip plant and saw one of the best aspects of companion planting in action!
Date/Time Saturday, August 5th, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location Marcum’s Nursery 169 N Main Ave, Goldsby, OK 73093 The wonderful people at Marcum’s Nursery have generously offered to allow us to host another gardening festival for kids at their nursery! We’re going to have all sorts of gardening/nature related activities for kids. They’ll get to plant their own seed to bring home, learn how to dance like a bee, smell like a […]
This video shows our DIY pallet compost bin. I talk about how we built it, show some ways I’ve adjusted the design, and talk about how we make our compost.
We just harvested carrots and onions from this raised bed and now we’re planting more stuff in its place. I originally planned on planting peppers, beans, and squash but that didn’t work out. I couldn’t find any peppers for transplant and didn’t have any southern peas seeds. We’ve loved having fresh greens again from the NZ Spinach and decided I wanted to have a large section of It. I also spotted a cucumber beetle and […]
We always get creative come Summer when our zucchini is filling up the entire kitchen! These cookies were a yummy experiment and are now something we make a lot of this time of year! I hope you enjoy them as much as our family does! Here’s a video Daphney recorded showing how easy they are to make! Note: Although this recipe can certainly be made without a stand mixer & shredding attachment, we’ve found ours […]
This is a quick video showing how easy it is to clean and reuse plant labels!
We’re harvesting our carrots to make room for more beans, peppers, okra, New Zealand spinach, and squash.
Last year we stopped eating salads in June after all of our lettuce, spinach, and kale bolted. This year we planted New Zealand spinach so we’d have salad greens in the summer. Here’s an update on how they’re doing! (Mary also decided she wanted to try planting one…)
Thank you to the Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association for allowing me to speak tonight about how we converted our backyard from a lawn into gardens to grow food for our family of 6 in 2 years! I covered pretty much everything we’ve learned over the past 2 years and I’m excited to share our journey with everyone! As I’ve talked about in the blog post about why we started From Seed to Spoon and in […]
We set out our cucumber beetle traps earlier this week and they’ve already caught 6! Here’s the blog post about how we made in these in case you missed it.