By now, if you have started your garden you are getting some of the fruits of your labor…and maybe you are thinking about what you would like to do next year. If you are like me, you will have had great success with one plant and for some reason or other a different veggie just didn’t work out. 🙂
Here are the top 10 veggies to grow, and maybe it will help you with next year’s planning:
Every penny counts and if you are like me, you are also weighing your time and transportation (i.e. gas) into the equation when you have to buy something. That is why I shop online a lot, and why I am an Amazon Prime member.
The shipping fees I save in Prime definitely offset the time and gas I would spend going to the local department store for some of the items I need to get. Plus, if I don’t want it delivered super fast, often I get a “bonus” of $1 off on a digital product (I love my kindle and reading – so that is a fine incentive).
And now, on Amazon, if you help them reduce the credit card usage fees by loading your account through your checking account (or simply paying through your checking account) – you get 2% reward bonus.
Check it out:
While our personal favorite for getting rid of ants is food grade diatomaceous earth, there are also essential oils that can be used to get rid of insect pests.
Here are some easy “recipes” for using essential oils:
Here are some great light and easy meatless recipes to try this summer:
If you have a garden and have been worried about the plight of the honey bee, you might consider building your own beehive (think of the honey!)…and if you are looking for that special gift for a homesteader or tiny living enthusiast – why not build them a bee hive?