Build A Bean Teepee

Here’s a great idea for springtime: Build A Bean Teepee for the kids. What an awesome–and useful–fort. The idea is to tie poles together in a teepee shape and then …

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Bee Balm

I read somewhere that the more functions a plant has in your garden, the more useful it is. If you fill your garden with multi-use plants, there’s more of a …

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Fava Beans

This is the remainder of my fava bean harvest. I probably could have gotten some more beans out of the plants but I needed to make room for the tomatoes, …

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Grow Your Own Tea Bush

[University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture] I was excited to learn about the Tea Bush, called Camellia Sinensis. All tea that we drink–black, green, oolong, etc.–is made from this bush. …

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The Magic of Rot

My husband made me a rotating compost bin. Here it is: I proceeded to compost between April and December, about 8 months. I put everything in there that you should …

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