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Feathers in the woods · 5d ago

How to puree a pumpkin

The garden is wrapping up and one of the last harvests of the year is pumpkins! I originally grew pumpkins for both decorations and jack o' lanterns but sadly most didn't grow large enough f...
Feathers in the woods · 1W ago

How to plant garlic

As October marches on one of my favorite fall activities is quickly approaching. Garlic planting! This is our seventh year with Garlic (Allium sativum) and we're very excited to try some new...
Feathers in the woods · 2W ago

Landscaping DIY for under $20

The area under my front porch has been the messiest spot in the yard since we moved here. The guy that built this house did many things quite oddly and this is one of them. The base of the s...
Feathers in the woods · 3W ago

11 Medicinal plants you can grow indoors

Fall is officially here and that means that gardening is coming to a halt for the year. I've been spending a lot of time preserving my fresh veggies and herbs for the winter. I use herbs in ...
Feathers in the woods · 1M ago

The best dehydrator recipes to preserve the harvest

As summer winds down so does the garden. Now all that's really left to do is battle the occasional pest and harvest, harvest, harvest! If you're like me you have fresh fruit and veggies abso...
Feathers in the woods · 1M ago

How to keep spiders out of your house (naturally)

As summer ends I find myself confronting wildlife in my personal space more and more. First it was a mouse taking up residence in the back of my ATV. Now, it's spiders in the house. Nothing ...
Feathers in the woods · 2M ago

5 reasons why plants love garlic

Quite awhile back I wrote about all the uses for cinnamon in the garden and have been surprised at how many times that post has been viewed! It would appear that organic gardening is very po...
Feathers in the woods · 2M ago

How to use Red Clover

Red clover is one of my favorite herbs to use. Red clover (Trifolium pratense) is often thought to be a weed since it has the tendency to show up in unkempt areas like roadsides and empty l...
Feathers in the woods · 2M ago

Easy Marinated Cucamelon Salad

After I wrote about how to grow cucamelons a few weeks back, I received several messages through email and social media asking for recipes. Cucamelons (Mexican sour gherkins) can be prepared...
Feathers in the woods · 2M ago

How to mulch with grass clippings

Have you ever tried mulching the garden with grass? Weeds are always a big problem for me and my weed barrier fabric was really late getting here this year. Since it didn't get in on time, m...