Gardening & Nature
Take a cue from nature and let life flow with least resistance. Here are ways to garden simply.
Be Prepared In Case of Emergency
We don't want an emergency to happen, and we hope it never will. But we need to be prepared just in case. Read ahead and find out how.
Chamomile - A Foragerīs Guide
The medicinal value of chamomile is truly astonishing. It may be a tiny, simple flower, but you will want to harvest as much as possible in order to explore its many uses.
Dandelions - A Foragerīs Guide
Dandelions have been deliberately cultivated in Europe for hundreds of years. Learn how to harvest and enjoy this plentiful little blossom as a part of a healthy diet.
Farmerīs Almanac [offsite link]
Need help figuring out exactly when to plant in your area? Need a long-range forecast to plan your growing season? Make it a habit to check in with the Almanac for advice, traditional wisdom, and more.
Free Online Courses on Houseplants
For those wishing to develop and creatively use their green thumbs indoors, I recommend you take a look at my free online courses: Houseplants for Beginners and Decorating With Houseplants.
Henrietteīs Herbal Homepage [offsite link]
Henriette is an herbalist residing in Finland. Her site contains a lot of reference data to help you understand more about both culinary and medicinal herbs.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Gardening can be a wonderful way to enjoy some of life's greatest pleasures.
In Drawer Spice Rack Product Review
When you have too many spices and not enough wall space, what do you do? This is the solution I use in my kitchen, a spice rack inside a kitchen drawer.
Pets and Plants as Household Resources
Everything you care for in your household should earn its keep, right back at you. And while I cannot vouch for your spouse or children pulling their weight, your pets and plants will! Hereīs how.
Soil Fertility and Soil pH
Diana Pederson teaches you step by step how to analyze your soil in this first lesson in a series. Be sure to continue through her series for more infomration.
The Eco-Home and Garden Hub
The Simple Living Garden Hub is your first stop for articles about organic outdoor and indoor gardening, houseplants, edible landscaping and living a simple homestead-oriented life - even for the city-dweller!
Wild Mint - A Foragerīs Guide
Hereīs another installment in our Foragerīs Guide series. Mint is versatile, fun, fragrant and easy to identify. Grab a basket and letīs go foraging!
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