Tag Archive: familygardening

Rebounding from depression

The last few days my depression has given me a few days off after a complete breakdown, and I have discovered many things as to the way my brain functions. It is eye opening to realize the things that we… Read more >

Puppies Are Work!

People have¬†always told me how wonderful and rewarding gardening and dogs can be. I believe they forgot to inform me how much work they both can be. The mix can be a “Never Ending Story” of opportunities and challenges. Most… Read more >

Make Something Beautiful

When we first moved into this house I could not believe the state of the front yard. The home appeared abandoned and unloved. There was this rose bush that was brown and brittle and nearly dead in the front. Our… Read more >

Karen’s Progress

There’s very little I love more than seeing a blank canvas turned into a work of art. There’s something really special about being able to take a beautiful idea, something that you designed in your mind, and then have the… Read more >

My New Career Path: A New Journey, A Fresh Start

  The last few days, my brain has been spinning like a top. I have had the opportunity to revisit many of my childhood memories. Some of these memories were delightful and others brought up painful emotions. To say that… Read more >

Reuse! Recycle!

A ton of people tell me it’s too expensive to start a garden, and honestly I couldn’t agree more! ¬†This is why we Re-use and Recycle our plants. The start up cost is substantial. I won’t even lie. However there… Read more >

Karen’s Progress 1 Month

They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So I decided to show this journey with pictures. From South to North. 3X6X1 Beds… Bed 2 Bed 3 A closer look! This is a Huge Bed it lines the west… Read more >

Sun shades for summer, green house for winter

People are always asking me how I grow anything in the desert. I always find that hysterical, while I have learned that it is tough for many I have found with a little planning and extra care many of my… Read more >

Why Sunflowers?

As a gardener there are many things I do on instinct, originally sunflowers were one of those items. It is something that is easily enjoyed and planted with the younger children. They sprout easily and are fun to plant and… Read more >