Tag Archives: Gardening

My New Favorite Thing: Wine Bottle Plant Watering

I managed to kill every single one of my plants this summer.  Except the aloe plant, he is kind of a tough guy.  I am slowly rebuilding my indoor plant garden with mint, basil, marjoram, sage, and oregano and I … Continue reading

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Cultivating Moss (Project 365 Day 23)

Moss covered furniture is the next biggest thing.  You heard it here first. So of course I want to grow my own moss furniture, and I have a plan.  The plan includes finding moss, collecting the moss, making the moss … Continue reading

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Carrots (Project 365 Day 21)

I pulled up the last of my carrots today.  I had hoped this batch would do better than the summer batch.  These poor guys look only marginally better than their cousins from last year. They are small and pitiful but … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: Brine My Own Olives

Number 24 on my 35 Before 35 list is in the books as a WIN! The process of brining my own olives was actually pretty simple: pick and wash the fruit, cut an X into the end of each, soak … Continue reading

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Cardboard Box Garden

I have the world’s smallest backyard, and for the most part I ignore it. Now that I am semi-obsessed with starting a garden my backyard is going to get a lot of attention.  Before I really commit to my lasagna … Continue reading

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Snails In My Garden

I have become a little obsessed with my herb garden. I just added some strawberry plants, two small citrus trees, more mint, an aloe vera plant, and a bonsai tree. I also decided to create a lasagna garden in my small patch … Continue reading

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Herb Garden: Take One

It has been pretty damp around here lately.  Not so much fun for outdoor activities, but very good for the plants in my yard, like my mint plants. For the first time since I moved here, I worry that the bugs … Continue reading

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