Dec 212017
DIY Project - Glass Garden Flowers

Looking for a quick craft to add interest and color to your garden? How about a gift without spending a lot of money? Glass Garden Flowers, also known as plate flowers, are the perfect fit! Materials needed: tube e6000 glue acetone cotton swab various plates, saucers, cups, candle holders, lids, condiment dishes, etc. PVC elbow […]

Dec 122017
American Wolf: a true story of survival and obsession in the west by Nate Blakeslee {Book Review}

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for helping support this site. One of the top news stories currently happening has to do with wildfires in California.  Strong winds, previous droughts, hilly terrain, these all make it very prone to large fires which can be difficult to put out.  Fires are not new to that […]

Dec 102017
$3 Bonus in December

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for helping support this blog. If you haven’t tried Swagbucks before, you can get a bonus $3 for signing up as my referral during December! When you sign up through me this month, you can earn a $3 bonus! Here’s how: 1. Sign up using this link 2. […]

Dec 102017
Monthly Reminder: turn your compost pile

  Regular turning of your compost pile is one of those garden jobs that often is forgotten.  Turning your pile over does several things: Mixes the new items you have added to your pile with your older items. Allows air to get to items that may previously have not had it. Discourages pesky insects (gnats, flies, mosquitoes, […]