If you’re looking for a unique gift for that special gardener in your life, try these 3 seed gift ideas. Each seed gift idea is simple to make from materials you may already have on hand. These DIY gifts are so easy that even kids can make them with some supervision. Celebrate Earth Day, Easter or Mother’s Day with these unique gifts! Continue reading “3 Seed Gifts”
If you want to grow your own sunflower seeds, or if you just enjoy a showpiece in the garden, give Russian Mammoth sunflower seeds a try this year. We’ve had complete strangers stop their cars in the road to stare at our Russian Mammoth sunflowers! And with so many seeds per head they’re worth the effort to grow.
Whether you’re into guerrilla gardening or just need a great Mother’s Day gift, these clay seed bombs are an easy DIY. This is also a fun family or school project. The kids love the big mess they can make and you can enjoy the great conversations you will have about the importance of growing your own food and planting flowers for the bees. Continue reading “Stamped Medallion Seed Bombs”
Flower power! Wondering what to do with your perennial flowers this time of year – flowers, seed pods, roots! Here are a few flowering favorites and how to make the most of your perennials this fall. Continue reading “The Harvest: Perennial Flowers”
How to save leek seeds?! Pfft – leeks are alliums, like onions. All alliums want to do is go to seed! Believe me, even if you’re new to seed saving, this is one simple seed save and you can easily handle it. Here’s how in a few steps! Continue reading “How to Save Leek Seeds”
Ever wondered how take a dried corn cob and turn it into homemade popcorn? Are you interested in growing your own so homemade popcorn can be an everyday occurrence? Let’s chat. Continue reading “Make Homemade Popcorn from a Dried Ear of Popcorn”
Homesteading is all about wholesome cycles…Prepare the Homestead for Winter! Continue reading “Prepare the Homestead for Winter”
Let The Heirloom Life Gardener by Jere Gettle show you how, from novice to experienced gardener, we CAN all grow our own healthy and nutritious fruits and veggies.
In a few, simple step learn the art and science of how to save tomato seeds! Heirloom tomatoes are so tasty to grow but the seed can be expensive to buy every year. Save money and control the health of your tomato harvest by learning to save your own seed. Continue reading “How to Save Tomato Seeds”
Herbs with purple flowers have always had a fascination for me. Borage is a great example, despite its less than romantic name. Turns out that it has many uses in the garden and on the homestead.