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I'm sure one of your New Year Resolutions this year was to get healthier, am I right? Well, one of the best solutions to getting healthier is planting a garden. Right now is the best time to start planning.
Don't have a green thumb?
That's fine, start with some easy plants to grow like tomatoes and peppers. Herbs are also very easy to grow, and a great plant for a beginner.
You don't have the time to take care of a garden?
take it slow. A…Continue
If you planted a garden this year, chances are you grew tomatoes. LOTS OF TOMATOES! Who can blame you. They are delicious, and they contain lycopene, which has cancer fighting properties. But what do you do with all those tomatoes? Here are 20 ideas to help you out.
1. Use them in a BLT. Yes, a yummy bacon lettuce tomato sandwich.
2. Make a homemade lasagne
3. Hollow out a tomato, and stuff it with all types of dips or other goodies
So you're thinking why on Earth would I want chickens, and I'm thinking why on Earth would you NOT want chickens. Yes, you read that correctly, CHICKENS! They make a great addition to your backyard.
Some of the advantages of having your own backyard chicken flock are as follows:
1. Fresh eggs. Eggs from free range chickens are more nutritious than most industry eggs. They have more omega-3 fatty acids, and lower cholesterol levels.
2. Pest Control. …Continue
Do you have a garden growing this year? If you do not want a large garden, but would love to grow some of your own food, you can always have a container garden. They are great if you have limited space, or would only like to grow a few fruits, vegetables, or herbs. Great places to grow your plants are the front or back porch, window sills, and balconies.
Some of the best fruits and veggies to grow in a container garden are tomatoes, peppers, summer squash, radishes,…Continue