It’s been a two year long process, but today we finally made progress and site preparation for our mobile home began.
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Dahlias are a true garden treasure, learn how to grow and care for dahlias in this simple step by step guide. How Are Dahlias Grown? Dahlias are grown from tubers. They are often considered a bulb but their root system is actually called tubers. A tuber serves as a food reserve and bears buds from […]
In this series, backyard beekeeping for beginners, I hope to share some important things to think about before beginning the journey into keeping bees. How I Started Backyard Beekeeping I began beekeeping in May of 2018, although my studying about bees began much earlier. I had a desire to keep honeybees for quite a long […]
I love the tranquility and peacefulness of a beautiful shade garden. Come along as I share my favorite low maintenance shade garden flowers. Low Maintenace Shade Garden Perennial Several years ago is when I began to discover my love of using low maintenance shade garden flowers. The front of our home has a very large […]
Is it possible to have a pretty yard with flowers around the chicken coop? With the recent addition of the backyard farmhouse chicken coop, I have added some landscape gardening around the coop. Using galvanized containers and some perennial shade plants, this has become an area to enjoy. Chicken Coop Landscape Gardening Ideas Before this […]
With simple directions, we built a small backyard farmhouse chicken coop. Complete with nesting boxes, roosting areas, multiple doors, a couple of ladders and a beautiful design, our chickens will have the best coop on the block.
Today, I am sharing some photos and a video as the children and I spend a day in the garden. We built a few new raised garden vegetable beds, a new raised flower bed, spread mulch and pulled weeds. Join us for a day in the garden!
It is late Spring here at Rocky Hedge Farm and of course that means a lot of gardening, flower planting, and so much more outside activities are going on. I built raised vegetable garden beds last year, added a few perennials but I have plans for a lot more this year.
I love having a cut flower garden and this year I am adding Cosmos to my cut garden beds. I have read that they are profuse annual bloomers that are perfect for the cottage garden. They are known as very easy flowers to grow from seed and will last long through the summer until the first frost.