Backyard Sandbox

Backyard Sandbox

BUY THE BOOK FollowFollowFollowFollow Home About Buy The Book Activities News Events Contact Download Daniel's Activity Pack Sagan and Solen were surprised when they got home from school and found a brand new sandbox their Papaw and I built for their 6th...
Upcycled Herb Garden

Upcycled Herb Garden

BUY THE BOOK FollowFollowFollowFollow Home About Buy The Book Activities News Events Contact Download Daniel's Activity Pack An old fire pit makes a darling little herb garden.  A few weeks ago I built a new fire pit with some concrete blocks and mortar to...
A Fairy Village in Palestine’s Dogwood Trails

A Fairy Village in Palestine’s Dogwood Trails

I have spent the last several weeks building miniatures for the first ever Faerie Garden contest in the crown jewel of Palestine, the Davey Dogwood Park. From mini farmer’s markets to mini sweet shops and houses, almost everything in this scene is organic and...

Greenhouse Gardening

A greenhouse is a great way to extend your growing season. You can start seeds earlier in the spring so that you’ll have larger plant starts to put in the ground after freezing weather stops. We have even had success overwintering pepper plants and putting the...
Kids Spotted Eating Vegetables!

Kids Spotted Eating Vegetables!

We had enough collards for a meal! Turns out Daniel’s brother, Solen loves to eat (and harvest) them. We will harvest again in another week or so. Our garden is the gift that keeps on giving. Planting instructions for collards (Zone 8, Southwestern US): Prepare...