I bought my Aerogarden Harvest LED last December and got months of herbs and enjoyment from it. I have since bleached and sanitized the system in preparation for round two. Earlier this week I decided it was time to order more pods. While doing so I noticed another system on sale for $100 and being unable… Continue reading And Then There Were Two
Since my AeroGarden produces way more basil than I typically use, I decided I will try to propagate Genovese and Thai basil to plant outside. I did some research on the internet and it seemed simple enough. As I trimmed back the herbs, I took long stems of the basil as far down from the leaf… Continue reading Regrow Basil From Cuttings
My husband drinks a lot of soda. I decided to put the empty bottles to good use and make soda bottle hanging planters. What you will need: Empty 2L soda bottle Utility knife Duct tape Scissors Hole punch Twine or rope Something to place at the bottom of the container to prevent the soil from coming… Continue reading Hanging Soda Bottle Planters
It is easy to regrow green onions in a container from scraps. Cut and save approximately one inch of the green onion bottoms. If you can’t plant them right away, simply place the roots in water until you have time. They will start growing within a few days. Green onions appear to be pretty hardy.… Continue reading Regrow Green Onions from Scraps
Dave and I love Thai curry. We tried making it at home several times but it always seemed to be missing a certain something. Finally one day the chef at our favorite restaurant told us that she adds Kaffir lime leaves to give it that flavor that we desired. I’m glad she did because the restaurant… Continue reading Letting Go is Hard To Do
There are few things more aggravating than having your bird feeders overrun with ants. Pesky. Annoying. Ants. I took to the internet to get some ideas on how to prevent ants from getting to my suet and hummingbird feeders. The first things that popped up on my Google search were images commercial ant guards. There appear to… Continue reading Ants in the Bird Feeder
My attempts to start seedlings indoors resulted in plants (or soon to be plants) spread all over my kitchen/breakfast area. I had been comparing prices of mini greenhouses online at Amazon, eBay, and Walmart but had not committed to purchasing one. Then last weekend while stopping at my local Big Lots for a garden hose, I came… Continue reading Cheap is Good!