Gardening

Canning Fresh Tomato Sauce

Canning Fresh Tomato Sauce

I’m not a total stranger to canning, since my mom and grandma used to can pickles and jams in the summer when I was a kid. So, when my mom needed to figure out something to do with the pounds upon pounds of tomatoes coming from her community garden I decided I would try my(…)

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Stray Rescue Farm Dog Block Party 2014

Stray Rescue Farm Dog Block Party 2014

The Farm Dog Block Party is quickly becoming one of my favorite Stray Rescue events of the year. It combines some of my favorite activities – rescue dogs, gardening and food trucks! 

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Farmer Pug

Farmer Pug

I was looking through my garden pictures today deciding on what I want to get printed for my Garden Journal.  I noticed that Pug finds himself in an awful lot of the shots. 

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DIY Bamboo Garden Trellis

DIY Bamboo Garden Trellis

Since I am square-foot gardening, I needed a way for my vining plants like cucumbers to grow upwards instead of out. And naturally, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money to do it. My solution was this DIY trellis made of bamboo stakes. 

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