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Northwest Florida Fall Gardening Guide

  The summer is winding down at the beach. The kids are going back to school. The songs of the cicada carry on through the hot afternoons into the evening. Many traditional summer crops are waning, though southern staples are…

Spring Giveaway

IT’S A GIVEAWAY! We’re having a giveaway to celebrate the arrival of spring and Moms. That’s right, Moms. They’re awesome, but that’s a given! This giveaway is a little different in that it’s not just gardening stuff. I wanted to…

Banacado Sorbet

This is seriously good in so many ways! There are differing versions floating around Pinterest, but here’s MINE, which of course I think is superb. Ingredients: 1 ripe Florida avocado (these are larger than a California avocado with milder flavor…

Desk Tweaks and Ditching Coffee

Two things happened this month that are having a big impact on my life, I kicked coffee and I now stand at my desk. These two things may seem unrelated not only to each other but also to this blog,…

Seed and Planter Giveaway

GIVEAWAY! My sister, Dara Hartman owner of Dara Hartman Ceramics, and I are planning to do a combined giveaway for the holidays.  One lucky person will win a beautiful handmade ceramic planter by Dara Hartman Ceramics and five packs (your…

Seed Sale on Etsy

Today is the last day to save 50% on all seeds at our Etsy shop. Stop by and take a look before midnight central time. The sale includes all our open pollinated (non-GMO) seeds and organic sprouting seeds. Please enjoy…

Seed Germination Test

Let me first say, I have no idea how to accurately perform a proper germination test. I’m totally wingin’ it here. I’ve tested tiny quantities of seed for viability prior to planting in my personal garden, though this is my…

The Fall Seed Harvest

This is what the fall harvest table looks like at our house. Beginning in September, small plates, bowls, racks, and ramekins filled with seeds and other garden finds start to collect on every horizontal surface. This photo is actually a…

Simple Sprouting Recipes eBook

Looking for ways to enjoy your sprouts? Need direction on how to grow your sprouts? Our new e-Book, Simple Sprouting Recipes is now available as a downloadable PDF. Our recipe book features 15 sprout recipes and directions for growing all…