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It can be rather sad to see the blooms of summer fade. As your summer flowers die back and prepare for winter, plant some of these winter flowers to create color for otherwise dreary landscaping. Yo...

Let’s face it, pregnancy, and the miracle of birth are amazing. How does one make a whole other person, calf, or anything with a heartbeat inside of themselves? Watching that new soul come into the w...

Are you wondering what to do with fall leaves? Be glad as they are like free loads of treasure strewn all over your yard. Here are some things you can do with these organic gold. RELATED:  17 Fal...

If you'd like to save money and grow your own locally adapted tomatoes, we'll show you how to save tomato seeds for reliable germination. One note before we get started. If you want tomatoes that gro...

Have fun poring over Jack-O-Lantern carving ideas you should try this year! It’s a perfect bonding opportunity for you and the kids. They get to learn new hands-on skills, while you’ll love the time ...

When you can't dig a traditional root cellar, there are still above ground root cellar type options that will allow you store fruits and vegetables longer. For those in cold climates – there are a nu...

So many of us often attribute building good habits and breaking bad habits to how strong our willpower is. This is actually false! In fact, your habits can be completely hacked once you understand th...

Ornithologists know something that many people don’t: Birdwatching can be a peaceful and restorative experience. Encouraging birds to visit your home or yard can be challenging, however. Especially i...

A dollop of mashed butternut squash can transform a simple main course into a scrumptious dish come Thanksgiving. It’s a great side dish for just about anything along with green bean casserole and st...

For people that have been through challenges in their relationships What's the key thing you've learned from your experience? Specifically, what are 3 most helpful quality that would be good fo...

Where would we be, culinarily, without the mint family? This gregarious and generous tribe of plants gives us such kitchen stars as thyme, lemon balm, oregano, and of course, the many piquant mints. ...

Learn how to save tomato seeds from your favorite heirloom variety. Saving tomato seeds is easy with these simple instructions. The post Saving Tomato Seeds is a Gardening Tradition appeared first ...

From savory soups to sweet treats for pumpkin spice season, these pumpkin recipes are the perfect addition to fall menus. The post Pumpkin Recipes: Not Just for Dessert Anymore! appeared first on ...