1905 Farmhouse

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Vegetable Garden Plans in January

A dark brown background with 3 seed catalogs fanned out with a couple of faux flowers in the corners next to the catalogs

Here in the Pacific Northwest January is usually pretty dreary and cold and the last thing I normally want to think about is our summer vegetable garden. And it’s not because I don’t like to garden I actually love it but when it’s so cold and rainy I don’t want to be outside. (Anyone else […] Read more…

How to Dig and Plant Strawberry Runners

A close up of two strawberry plants surrounded by soil

MMmmmmm Oregon strawberries.  They are so sweet and juicy and their aroma is intoxicating. No offense to those that live in other states but Oregon strawberries are the best hands down in my opinion.  Now when ours aren’t in season I will eat those from the grocery store but they just aren’t the same and […] Read more…

What type of Flower Bulbs to Plant in the Fall

  Fall is arriving but I want to tell you that now is the time to prepare for Spring. Now you may be saying but “Amy, Spring, and Summer just got over, I want the cold weather, the hoodies, and bonfires.” And you are not wrong! But now is the time to be preparing to […] Read more…

Make your Own Tomato Cage

DIY tomato cages that are sturdy and hold up to tomato growth

Tomatoes. You either love them or you hate them it seems. I am on the loving end, maybe a little too much for some people. Tomato sandwiches anyone?? The hubby falls somewhere in the middle, not a huge fan of a tomato by itself but add it to a salad or make it into salsa […] Read more…