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Feathers in the woods · 2W ago

Natural pain relievers: using common herbs and spices

Unfortunately living on a farm in the woods can be quite painful! There's a lot of manual labor and I often end up with aches and pains, especially when I have to chop wood or shovel snow in...
Feathers in the woods · 1M ago

Growing 4 O'clock flowers

Have you ever heard of 4 o'clock flowers? A few years back I was struggling with growing moonflowers and decided to try growing 4 o'clocks instead. They grew perfectly and my love affair wit...
Feathers in the woods · 1M ago

Remove cat urine smell permanently

We currently have one rescue kitten left at our house and the Bengal is not very happy about it! First she peed in the kittens bed. Then she 'marked' the cardboard box the kitten had been pl...
Feathers in the woods · 2M ago

13 uses for peroxide in the garden

Hydrogen peroxide has long been a bathroom staple, known for its cleansing and disinfecting properties. Those same  properties though, are the reason why peroxide has so many amazing uses in...
Feathers in the woods · 2M ago

How to pre-germinate seeds

It's that frustrating time of year for gardeners. It's almost time to get started with the yearly planting...but not quite! Luckily there are a few seeds I can start indoors and that's exact...
Feathers in the woods · 3M ago

The years best homesteading posts

2017 was a really fun year for me, both on the blog and in the garden. I wrote a lot more and grew a bunch of new and interesting plants in the garden. I spent the last 2 weeks going over ol...
Feathers in the woods · 3M ago

Easy sew sinus headache pillow

I 'may have' mentioned a time or two that I get headaches. I have tried lots of different methods to get rid of them and it seems like anything that works, doesn't work all the time. I have ...
Feathers in the woods · 4M ago

How to choose a Christmas plant

It's the holiday season and that means lots of parties and events to attend...and lots of gifts to buy. Holiday plants can be a beautiful and easy hostess gift for that next party you're inv...
Feathers in the woods · 4M ago

Adorable mini Christmas garden gifts

This was not supposed to be a blog post. This was only supposed to be a quick way to throw together a little hostess gift with some plant clippings and bows. It really got out of hand! What ...
Feathers in the woods · 4M ago

The indoor gardeners gift guide

Winter is so hard for gardeners! All we want to do is be out in the sunshine, digging in the dirt and planting things. Sadly, the ground is frozen and there are months to go before we plant ...