How to Keep Your Seed Stash Organized

Today I am sharing with you my favorite system to keep your seed stash organized! If 2019 is your year to get organized, declutter, move toward a minimalist lifestyle, you need this if you are a gardener. It took me many years to finally find this system that actually works! I forget who shared this idea, but I know I first saw it on Instagram. I’d love to have you follow me on Instagram here if you aren’t already! Other related articles you may be interested in: Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Homesteading Moms Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners! Essential Seed Starting Equipment All of our Homesteading and Gardening Favorites in our Amazon Shop! Photo Storage Boxes to Organize your Seed Stash How simple is this?!?!? And why did we all not think of this ourselves? Some genius out there realized how perfectly photo storage boxes work for seeds. It’s like they were made to store seeds! They fit just right, snap closed, you can see through them so you know what is in each. It’s perfect really. And simple! Genius. My bags and boxes and bins of seeds are finally all neat and tidy.   Different Ways to Sort Your Seed Collection Yes, I have 3 cases of photo boxes for these 3 different categories. With just a few spare boxes in each case. Depending on your seed stash, you may need more or less. If you are like me though, go big! You will always have more seeds coming in. You can have a case for old seeds and new seeds! Flower seeds and veggie seeds! But 3 of these cases seems to work for me right now. Photo Storage Boxes to Organize Seeds is a Great…

Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners

Are you shopping for a gardener this holiday season? Than you are in the right place! You will be sure to find something on this Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners! Amazon Deals to Gift or Use Yourself! If you have waited to the last minute to shop, might I suggest you try Amazon Prime to get your package in 2 days or less?  Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial Or, even better, gift an Amazon Prime Membership!  Give the Gift of Amazon Prime See all of our favorite Homesteading and Gardening tools in our Amazon Shop! Shop thru Ebates, and Earn Cash Back on Your Holiday Shopping! If you haven’t joined Ebates yet, you should before you shop online. Especially if you do a LOT of online shopping! Simply join with my link below. Then, install the Ebates button. Every time you go to a shopping site that Ebates works with, you will get a pop up reminding you to click thru Ebates to your shopping site. It will remind you what percentage you can earn cash back on and also tell you if there are any online coupons for that site. How it works: Ebates earns a commission for sending you to the retail site, and Ebates shares their commission with you, and that is how you earn the cashback.This even on many purchases on Amazon! Amazon pays cash back in over 16 categories, including patio, garden & outdoor, shoes, clothes, jewelry, handbags and power and hand tools!! Easily earn cashback in the amount of 2%-5% in those categories. I have personally earned over $750 from Ebates over the years I have been using them. You can opt to have your cash back sent to you in a check, or deposited into your Paypal…

7 Reasons Why You Should Grow Blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins

Today I am going to share with you why I think everyone should grow Blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins! One of my most favorite foods to grow, are the beautiful blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins. Everyone who has a vegetable garden should grow them! If you don’t, you will see them at your neighbors house and wish you had some of your own! Really! It is almost seed buying time, so definitely put these on your list! OK, here we go, these are the reasons why you need to grow blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins! And be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post for a great list of other fun pumpkins to grow! You might also be interested in these other related articles: How to Preserve Pumpkin and Winter Squash by Roasting and Freezing Hearty Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oats Recipe Our favorite Homesteading and Gardening tools in our Amazon Shop! 1. They are BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! Just look at them! They are a gorgeous blue-green-greyish color. They contrast beautifully with the traditional orange, or also look great with white pumpkins, for a more modern farmhouse design! Stack them in alternating colors on your front porch, and you will be the envy of your neighborhood! 2. They are a great investment! If you are trying to get a lot of bang for your buck in the food department, you need to grow these. If cured correctly, (let sit in the sun for 7-10 days after harvesting, which allows the skin to harden) they can last up to 12 months in a cool dark place in your home like a closet or unheated room, even under a bed. On average, mine have weighed about 15 lbs each, some get much larger than that even! That is easy peasy long lasting, whole…