This homemade peanut butter suet recipe feeds wild birds in the winter when food is scarce. It does not contain beef lard like traditional and store-bought suet. It's simple to make and well-loved by … [Read more...]
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If you are new here, welcome! I've got creative and frugal home and garden ideas for you. Please, dig in and have a look around. My Garden This photo (above) was one of those rare great … [Read more...]
There are good reasons burlap (also known as hessian or jute) is so popular in the garden. It's inexpensive, biodegradable, solves a variety of plant problems, and the natural texture of the jute … [Read more...]
What do you give a friend who leans toward minimalism and sustainability? Nothing. Or, practical, long-lasting useful items made with sustainability in mind. I've come up with a list of ideas for that … [Read more...]
For those of us who love gardening, there are two basic seasons: when we’re out there digging in the dirt and when we’re not. Winter may be inevitable but it doesn't have to douse our gardening souls. … [Read more...]
This beginner's guide to botanical names shares the basics for gardeners wanting to get comfortable using the scientific names for plants. We also have a gardener's dictionary to help understand … [Read more...]
The arrival of hummingbirds in spring—seen here on the migration map—marks a milestone for many of us. But, after the summer nesting season, where do they go? Let’s have a look at the fall hummingbird … [Read more...]