midwestgarden Photos & Videos

4 days ago

Looking back through photos of garden flowers as I always do this time of year. Shirley poppies are amazingly easy to grow with big color pay off. The only problem is.. the plants look like thistles and that my friends drives me CRAZY.

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1 week ago

It's December already, and we're still eating fresh, organic, homegrown celery! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒฑโ˜ƒ๏ธ I started the celery from seeds, and then I interplanted it in my tomato and broccoli beds. ๐Ÿ“Œ Food preservation tip: I still have 1-1/2 heads of celery left, and they are keeping very nicely in the refrigerator. They still taste better than store-bought celery! When I harvested them (pic #2 ), I left an inch of the root ball on. I covered the roots with damp paper towels and wrapped the celery loosely in plastic shopping bags. Then I put them in the refrigerator standing up (pic #3 ). * * * โžก๏ธ For details on winter gardening, garden-to-table recipes, and more inspiration for garden-style living, sign up for my bimonthly newsletter at the link in my profile ๐Ÿ“ง ( or here: ย http://eepurl.com/c-hIHX ) #wintergardening #gardenliving #gardentips #gardeningtips #gardeninglife #gardeningideas #gardenadventures #gardeningadventures #gardenlife #gardeninspiration #instaplant #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #gardeningtips ย  #gardendesign #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable #growyourown #homegrown #organicgardening #kitchengarden #vegetablegarden #veggiegarden

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1 week ago

I seriously suck at keeping up with Instagram in the winter. So Iโ€™m just going to do #followfridays and a whole buncha #TBTs ! I seriously canโ€™t wait for Spring!!! โ€ข โ€ข Anyways, itโ€™s #followfriday !!! Meet Jacki @fowlcreekfarm !!! Sheโ€™s pretty much one of my IG bffs ! So inspirational. Such a badass! Yโ€™all, she feeds her family with a bow!!! She bow hunts! She raises her own meat, gardens, cooks and is funny af! Go give her a follow!

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2 weeks ago

Usually no one but my family sees this area during the winter as we come and go through the garage door. I like to dress it up a bit--at no cost--with an old fake wreath. It works! ๐Ÿ˜‰๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ˜ *. *. *. * * * โžก๏ธ For details on winter gardening, garden-to-table recipes, and more inspiration for garden-style living, sign up for my bimonthly newsletter at the link in my profile ๐Ÿ“ง ( or here: ย http://eepurl.com/c-hIHX ) *. *. * * * *. * * * #christmaswreaths #gardengate #gardenstyle #containergarden #gardencontainers #wintergarden #pottingbench #containergardening #garden #green #plant #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #urbangardening #instagardenlovers #instagarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #gardendesign #gardensofinstagram #landscaping #landscape

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2 weeks ago

๐ŸŽ„ First peek at my deck's winter containers! ๐Ÿ˜ I'm not done decorating the deck, but this is what I did on Friday afternoon. I combined my garden-style Black Friday purchases (see my Highlights) with items I collected in past years and some cuttings from my garden to create these containers and one big one for the front yard (๐Ÿ“ท already posted). ๐ŸŽ„ *. *. *. * * * #blackfriday #gardenstyle #containergarden #gardencontainers #wintergarden #containergardening #garden #green #plant #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #gardendesign #gardensofinstagram #landscaping #landscape

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2 weeks ago

How's this for the first winter container of the year? ๐ŸŽ„ I combined my garden-style Black Friday purchases (see last post) with items I collected in past years and some cuttings from my garden to create this container and three more on the deck. ๐ŸŽ„ *. *. *. * * * #blackfriday #gardenstyle #containergarden #gardencontainers #wintergarden #containergardening #garden #green #plant #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #gardendesign #gardensofinstagram #landscaping #landscape

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2 weeks ago

Happy Thanksgiving! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿ™ As a gardenerโ€“I am thankful for the literal harvests God has given me this year. Iโ€™m using a lot of vegetables and herbs from my garden in this weekโ€™s celebratory meals. The fact that I have the means to grow a garden demonstrates the many material gifts God has given me. ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ’๐Ÿฅ• As a wife, mother, and daughterโ€“I thank God for my family, both near and extended. What amazingly wonderful people He has put in my life! โ™ฅ๏ธ As a Christian, I am thankful for God! Just knowing God and having a relationship with Himโ€“whether Heโ€™d given me all these other blessings or notโ€“is worth all the thanks, honor, worship, and glory my heart can give! ๐Ÿ™โ™ฅ๏ธ (I think Instagram will cut off this 90-second video of the harvests I'm using now, but you can view it on my YouTube channel if you want.) *. *. *. #thanksgiving #grateful #harvest #blessings #fall #autumn #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife ย  #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration

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3 weeks ago

Iris x Louisiana โ€˜Black Gamecockโ€™ & Phlox โ€˜Opening Act Blushโ€™. I will have brighten the gloomy late autumn and early winter days with 2018 archive pictures. This iris was growing in the yard in drier spot, so it didnโ€™t flower much. Phlox โ€˜Act Opening Blushโ€™ is surprisingly superb early and shorter tall phlox. Well, itโ€™s hybrid, itโ€™s too tall for the creeping phloxes and too short for the tall ones. It really opens the tall phloxes season, very healthy look and growth! #irislouisianablackgamecock #irislousiana #phloxopeningactblush #perennialgarden #perennials #nativar #nativeplants #hoosiergarden #midwestgarden

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3 weeks ago

I used red onion and celery from my garden to make tuna pasta salad today. ๐ŸŸ (Slide for pic of finished dish.) I like to use canned peas in this salad--one of the few times I prefer a canned vegetable! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ This used to be a favorite dish to make during heat waves when we didn't have air conditioning. ๐ŸŒก๏ธI could make it the night before or in the morning and put it in the refrigerator. At dinner time it was ready to serve! ๐Ÿฅ— * * * * #pastasalad #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #healthyeating #healthycooking #growedibles ย  #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable

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3 weeks ago

Well I'm glad we finished putting the kitchen garden to bed! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒจ๏ธโ„๏ธ Details of how we do that were in my last newsletter, and several short videos are now on my YouTube channel.๐ŸŽฅ ***โžก๏ธ โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ โ„๏ธFor more on fall and winter gardening, be sure to sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * #fall #autumn #compost #composting #instasustainability #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #vegetablegarden #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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3 weeks ago

More garden goodies that I prepped for making a "holubtzi" casserole today! I use my mom's recipe for Ukrainian cabbage rolls, but I just shred the cabbage and layer everything in a slow cooker. ๐Ÿ˜‰ The green pepper was frozen earlier this summer, and everything else is fresh--even the tomatoes, which ripened indoors (see last post).๐Ÿ… I have more in the freezer though because, as always, my goal is to eat from the garden year round. Not everything on our table is from the garden--the cabbage and ground beef, for example, that are going into this dish--but I use at least a little something every time I cook. โžก๏ธ How about you? Are you planning to use any of your harvests for Thanksgiving dinner? ๐Ÿฆƒ * * #fallgarden #tomatoes #ukrainian #garden #organic #gardens #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #canon #healthyeating #nofilter #healthycooking #growedibles #vegetablegarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable

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3 weeks ago

๐Ÿ™I am very thankful for this harvest! ๐Ÿ… ๐Ÿ‚More of the tomatoes I harvested on first frost day have ripened indoors--just in time to make the sauce for the "holubtzi" (Ukrainian stuffed cabbage) casserole I'm making in the slow cooker tomorrow! โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ˜‹ * * * #fallgarden #tomatoes #ukrainian #garden #organic #gardens #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #canon #healthyeating #nofilter #healthycooking #growedibles #vegetablegarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable

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4 weeks ago

Brussels sprouts and broccoli - my last harvest as we finished putting the kitchen garden to bed for the winter. My husband also found more onions in the last bed. โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ For more on fall gardening, be sure to sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * #fall #autumn #brusselssprouts #broccoli #instasustainability #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #vegetablegarden #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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1 month ago

Putting the Kitchen Garden to bed - With one bed to go, we had to go back to the horse farm for more manure. ๐Ÿด I just posted a new video of how we get the manure. (See my YouTube channel.)๐ŸŽฅ โžก๏ธ โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ For more on fall gardening, be sure to sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * #fall #autumn #compost #composting #instasustainability #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #vegetablegarden #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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1 month ago

Mid November carrot harvest for the win! I tried to pull these over the weekend and couldnโ€™t because the ground was frozen. Guys, grow fall carrots! These are purple cosmic by @bakercreekseeds . Suuuuuuper hardy. We are in zone 5b. These were never covered and have survived several hard frosts. They also get sweeter with the frost. โ€ข โ€ข โ€ข #harvest #organic #homesteading #homestead #midwestgarden #backyardgarden #familygarden #knowyourfood #growsomething #fallgarden

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1 month ago

If I'd thought ahead, I could've collected these calendula from my garden and sprinkled them around the Apple Cider Donut muffins I made for the reception after our son's trumpet recital. ๐Ÿฉ๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿคฆ * * * #edibleflowers #fallgarden #fall #garden #green #plant #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife # gardentips #instagardenlovers #instagarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #gardendesign #gardensofinstagram #instaplant #flower #flowerstagram #floweroftheday #flowersofinstagram

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1 month ago

New compost heap started! I compost everything organic - plant debris, used potting soil, perennial stalks, kitchen waste, nut and eggshells, cardboards (without plastic tape), waxed paper cups, receipts, butter wrap, toilet paper rolls or my trimmed hair โ˜บ๏ธ. This is shredded paper #compost #composting #midwestgarden #hoosiergarden #movingtobloomington

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1 month ago

My quick-and-easy fall container arrangements (no planting!) are getting their first dusting of snow this morning. ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ๐Ÿต๏ธโ„๏ธ Slide to see a "before" pic of how I did a little rearranging, moving sconces and switching the wreath. What you don't see in there is that I hollowed out the middle of a couple containers to make room for Christmas arrangements later. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ***โžก๏ธ Sign up for my free email newsletter for more fall gardening tips. Link in profile.*** #fallgarden #fallcontainers #firstsnow #garden #green #plant #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #gardendesign #landscaping #landscape #instaplant #flower #flowerstagram #floweroftheday #flowersofinstagram

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1 month ago

Almost done putting the kitchen garden to bed! ๐Ÿ›๏ธโ„๏ธ See the short video I put on IGTV here and on my YouTube channel for more details. ๐ŸŽฅ***Even more details will be in my next newsletter. Sign up for that at the link in my profile. ๐Ÿ“ง *** #fall #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #gardeningtips #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #urbangardenersrepublic #garden_styles #gardenlove ย  #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardeninspiration

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1 month ago

For Saturdayโ€™s garden-to-table lunch, I just took my tomato-basil soup out of the freezer and heated it up. I sprinkled celery leaves on top. I couldโ€™ve used fresh basil, but I know the basil on my indoor plants will stay fresh longer than the leaves on the already harvested celery. * * * * #soup #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #healthyeating #healthycooking #growedibles ย  #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable

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1 month ago

Calendula is still blooming! ๐ŸŒผ I'm working outside today, trying to get as much done as I can before rain comes later. I have been pulling plants and dumping soil out of the container vegetable garden. Maybe I'll spruce up the deck containers a bit, too! ๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * #edibleflowers #fallgarden #fall #garden #green #plant #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife # gardentips #instagardenlovers #instagarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #gardendesign #gardensofinstagram #instaplant #flower #flowerstagram #floweroftheday #flowersofinstagram

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1 month ago

โ„๏ธ๐ŸIt looks like the morning frost is here to stay now, with the first snow in the forecast, winter coats are out of the closet for my boys morning commute to school/sitter. My gardens are almost ready for their winter nap, a little more covering to do as the last few winters have had below 0 windchills for most of the season... ๐Ÿโ„๏ธ #midwestlife #midwestgarden #iowa #gardenlife

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1 month ago

Autumn prairie in full splendor. ๐Ÿ‚ . . Take a moment to think of all the space wasted by turfgrass, and the possibilities that arise when it is replaced with habitat. ๐ŸŒพ . . "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise."-Aldo Leopold . . ๐Ÿ“ท: Mike Cody

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1 month ago

There they stand--until next year! My husband built these trellis towers that I use to support pole beans in my kitchen garden. This is actually the second set he's made for me! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™ To make the feet, which are stuck into the soil, last longer over the years, I covered them with brown duct tape. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒฟ * * * โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’š I've been writing about this and other fall gardening activities in my newsletters. You can sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * #fallgarden #trellis #fall #plantsupport #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles #gardeningtips ย  #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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1 month ago

These Teddy Bear sunflowers are all brown and waiting to be pulled out now. ๐ŸŒปI will definitely plant them again, especially here by my shed and also in the raspberry bed at the front of my kitchen garden. They were easy to grow from seed. I sowed them straight in the ground in late May or early June, and the began blooming the last week of August. ๐Ÿ˜ ๐ŸŒป Have you had any new successes that you're going to repeat this year? #sunflower #yellow #blue #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #gardeningtips #urbangardening #urbanorganicgardener #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #urbangardenersrepublic #garden_styles #gardenlove #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #canon #canonphotography

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1 month ago

It was the weekend where I enjoyed my garden so much. Since Iโ€™m having gardening-withdrawals, I made a mood board for next yearโ€™s garden!โ € -โ € -โ € My plans include some of my favorites like zinnias, cosmos, and dahlias, and new plants like these yellow tansy herb, Queen Anneโ€™s Lace, Cafe Au Lait Dahlia (Iโ€™m so excited about this one), and Duchess de Nemours Peony (which is already in the ground ๐Ÿค—). Maybe I can convince my husband I need this garden gate, too!? A girl can dream, right? ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธโ € -โ € -โ € -โ € -โ € #oklahomagardening #oklahomagarden #oklahomaflowers #cafeaulaitdahlias #gardeninspiration #gardeninspo #gardendesign #homegrownflowers #floweraddict #flowerinspiration #southerngarden #midwestgarden #flowerinspo #theletterboxshop #gardenlifestyle #gardenlife #oklahomawedding #okgarden #okflowers #inmygarden #inmygardentoday #frommygarden #mygardenflowers #fortheloveofflowers #bridesofok #growfloret #cosmosflower

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1 month ago

Farm chores arenโ€™t getting any easier these days. But, itโ€™s okay. The kids make it fun. Enjoyable. Maybe even teaching a few things. I had a great childhood, grew up in a smaller town in the suburbs of Atlanta. Raised my older girls in a bigger city. We moved out to our farm over 3 years ago. Iโ€™m so excited to see this little boys childhood. He has so many cool things to see everyday that arenโ€™t on a screen. He loves to be outside. Loves to watch the animals. Loves the noises of nature.

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1 month ago

Here are the before and after pics of the black bean chili I made with ground turkey, Penzeys Spices, and all these goodies from my garden: ๐Ÿ… red and yellow tomatoes (see last post) red bell pepper, jalapeรฑos, tomatillos, onions, and garlic. ๐ŸŒถ๏ธ I cooked it all in the slow cooker.๐Ÿฒ Then I served it over @traderjoes organic polenta. ๐Ÿ˜‹ #chili #tomatoes #garden #plants #organic #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #healthyeating #healthycooking #growedibles ย  #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable

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1 month ago

๐Ÿ… This is what was left from my last harvest of tomatoes before first frost a couple weeks ago. I put them in paper lined boxes on my basement floor. When they ripen, I usually freeze them whole for later use. โ„๏ธ Today, however, I grabbed all the red and yellow ones and put them into the black bean chili I'm making with my last harvests of peppers (sweet and hot), tomatillos, onions, and garlic. It's all in the slow cooker now! ๐ŸŒถ๏ธ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ˜‹ * * * * #tomato #chili #tomatoes #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles ย  #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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1 month ago

Before I pull the marigolds out of the garden, I collect their seeds. Marigolds are a super easy annual to grow from seed. I sow them around the edges of my vegetable beds every spring. โžก๏ธ๐ŸŽฅ I made a video showing how I collect seeds, and I'll post it on IGTV and YouTube. โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’š I'm writing about this and other fall gardening activities in my newsletters, so be sure to sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * * #seedcollecting #seedcollector #marigold #fallgarden #fall #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles ย  #vegetables #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration

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1 month ago

The little pumpkins that got away: I had planted seeds for a bush type (yes--bush!) pumpkin called Wee-B-Little in a container, and by August I got this grapefruit size one plus another that was even smaller. Unfortunately, when I was away on vacation, my son picked them because they looked like peppers, which were growing in the containers next to them. A tragic gardening accident! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ˜จ * * #fall #containergarden #pumpkin #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #urbanorganicgardener #garden_styles #gardenlove #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable #gardeninspiration

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1 month ago

Happy Halloween, yโ€™all!! I love this photo โ˜บ๏ธ. Devin was such a good sport! He normally gives me an eye roll or some sort of grumble when I ask him to do anything silly. This time wasnโ€™t any different. Outdoors in January in the Midwest isnโ€™t normally the time to have a quick photo sesh! Still one of my favorite pictures though! RIP to my sweet Muffin. One of our first chickens on the farm. She was an Easter Egger along with her two sisters Nugget and Cupcake. Three of the best looking beards on a chicken you ever did see!!! Be safe out there tonight!

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1 month ago

Thatโ€™s a wrap on this years loofah harvest! We ended up with about 55 loofah from 2 seedlings! They really arenโ€™t ready to peel quite yet. Still too โ€˜wetโ€™. We will let them hang out on our front porch out of the elements, for the most part.

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1 month ago

Tender vegetables are finished, but my broccoli is still producing sideshoots. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‚ * โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ For more on fall gardening, be sure to sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * #fall #autumn #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #nofilter #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles ย  #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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1 month ago

This afternoon I pulled the green bean and tomato vines from the kitchen garden. โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’š I've been writing about this and other fall gardening activities in my newsletters. For more details, be sure to sign up for my free newsletter at the link in my profile.๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ˜‰ * * * * #fall #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #garden_styles ย  #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration #harvest

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1 month ago

Seriously, so excited about our luffa crop! Or is it loofah๐Ÿค”? The return on my investment is crazy! Two seedlings later and Iโ€™ve got 50 ears (?) of luffa! I couldnโ€™t help myself. I had to peel one! We are expecting a lot of rain towards the end of the week so Iโ€™m going to let the rest hang out for the next day or so. Then itโ€™s on!!! โ€ข โ€ข โ€ข #harvest #homestead #homesteading #organic #backyardgarden #backyardfarm #farmgirl #growsomething #knowyourfood #homegrown #luffasoap #loofahsoap #loofah #midwestgarden

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That's celery from my garden in the tuna sandwich, served with homegrown white carrots. ๐Ÿฅ• Like I said in yesterday's newsletter, they look bland but are full of flavor--tastier, in fact, than any store bought carrots I've ever had! ๐Ÿ˜‹ When grow your own organic. food, you want to use all of it. That's why I included celery leaves in the tuna salad, and I used the tops of the carrots to make Carrot Top Pesto. I got that clever idea and recipe from @greencitymarket ๐Ÿ˜‰ * * #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #healthyeating #healthycooking #growedibles ย  #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #farmersmarket #gardentotable #farmtotable

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This week I drained the rain barrels (see my new IGTV video or go to my YouTube channel), and now we've cleaned them out. You can read about that and other mid-fall gardening tasks in the newsletter I'm sending out this afternoon. ๐Ÿ ***โžก๏ธ If you haven't sign up for my free newsletter yet (written for gardeners AND non-gardeners), you can do so at the link in my profile or here: ย http://eepurl.com/c-hIHX * * #fall #fallgardening #rainbarrel #rainbarrels #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #greenthumb #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #instagardenlovers #instagarden #organicgardening #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #urbangardenersrepublic #garden_styles #gardenlove #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #gardeninspiration

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Remember that Jalapeรฑo Honey Jam I canned? ๐ŸŒถ๏ธ๐Ÿฏ (Slide for process pics) Well I opened a jar and tasted it--fantastic! ๐Ÿ˜‹ Many thanks to Jami Boys @anoregoncottage for this delicious way to preserve my homegrown organic jalapeรฑos! I used her recipe called Honey Sweetened Jalapeรฑo Jelly for Canning." ๐ŸŒถ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฏ* * * #jalapenos #garden #plants #organic #green #gardens #plant #growyourown #homegrown #gardener #mygarden #foodinspiration #gardencooking #healthyeating #healthycooking #growedibles ย  #growsomethinggreen #gardenlife #organicgardening #urbanorganicgardener #urbangardening #suburbangarden #midwestgarden #vegetables #veggies #growyourownfood #gardenadventures #harvest #gardentotable #farmtotable

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