Fighting Inflation

The Garden

How To Collect Seeds From Your Garden

When the heat sets in, the cool weather crops bolt. Lettuce grows 2 1/2 feet high and Swiss chard grows taller than my head. The plants go from being pretty to be being scraggly. They flower, and pollinated by the bees, the flowers turn into seeds. The seed pods dry out, and then you can…

The Garden

A Gardening Giveaway for Your Fall Garden

Note: I was not compensated for this post and my opinions are strictly my own. I am a Burpee affiliate and make a small percentage of any purchases made through my links to Burpee (about $30 a year). I have been very happy with my purchases to Burpee, which is why I signed up to…

Frugal Living

Writing a Garage Sale List

Twice a year, a master-planned community near my house has a neighborhood garage sale. I like being able to go to several sales in a short period of time. I make it a plan to take a list with me. I go to this semi-annual sale with my mom, so I take 3 copies of…

The Garden

Choosing Fruit Trees for Your Garden

  Spring and fall are the best time to plant fruit trees in a garden. They’re also a great time to find fruit trees on sale at your local nursery. If you’re ordering from a catalog, you will most likely need to order in spring, as most fruit trees only ship in spring. First, you’ll…

Fighting Inflation

Grow Your Own Herbal Tea

This post contains affiliate links. Most of the time, we drink water at my house. I start the morning off with a 16 ounce glass of water, and I drink many more glasses of water during the day. For many years, I have grown peppermint and chamomile in the garden. I had the children cut…