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Gardening for God’s Glory

Take your garden beyond organic this year for abundant produce!

Ppppsssss.  POP! “Yep…. it’s good!” Some of my earliest memories are of listening for those sounds when my mom would open a can of a fruit or vegetable when preparing a meal.  That sound meant the seal was good and the food inside was safe to eat.  I may be biased, but there’s nothing better …

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How to Enjoy Winter When You’d Rather Be Gardening

January is a beginning in so many ways. The year begins with rest, beauty, and the beginning of unseen growth. It looks like everything has ceased but there’s still plenty of life in the soil.  Life is hiding, just waiting for spring. Enjoying winter as a gardener is quite a treat and a very different experience than enjoying the summer garden. We are able to observe and enjoy rather than being busy tending. Here are 6 ways we can enjoy winter in the garden, even if we’d rather be gardening in the warm sun.

How to Fertilize the Vegetable Garden Without Chemicals

If you are looking to fertilize your garden without chemicals like Miracle-Gro it will require an understanding of plant nutrients and organic fertilizers. Vegetable gardening can be supremely rewarding and incredibly frustrating. If the plants have good quality soil and the nutrition they need, they thrive.  We, in turn, are blessed with a lot of veggies and very little pests and disease problems. That’s the supremely rewarding part. If our garden soil is less than good quality and the plants don’t have the nutrition they need, things take on a very different story!