Many people plant shade trees by their homes to lower their utility bills, but why not plant a fruit tree instead and lower your organic grocery bills as well? Just be sure to buy species that adapted to your growing zone. Here are a few that work well in the southern US.
My son is nearly two and a half now and finding tasks he can do in the garden without doing damage can sometimes be a challenge. See the great “Seed Mishap of 2007″ for details on that front. But when I found an old-fashioned strawberry jar at Wal-Mart I knew this was something we could [...]
Here are some recent photos of the Strawberry Jar my son and I planted. Read the full Strawberry Jar story here and learn how we put it together and how we care for it. In this photo you can see the herb plants we planted in the top of the jar: Sweet Basil and [...]