4×4-Foot Raised Cedar Beds Just $29.88 from Home Depot (Great for Gardening OR Alternative Sandbox)

Home Depot has a great deal this week on the 48" X 48" Green Cedar Raised Bed Garden. Get it for just $29.88 with FREE store pick-up. These typically are $40 or more, so this is a nice savings for the beginning of your gardening season. We … [Read more...]

Lowe’s: Hardwood Mulch – Just $2/Cu Ft with Free Pick-Up

It's spring -- and at least at my house, that means it's time to start paying attention to our yard. Bushes need to be trimmed, lawns need to be seeded and beds need to be mulched. Good thing home improvement stores have some awesome sales to … [Read more...]

How to Build Your Own “Sand” Box on the Cheap

My husband and I have been working diligently in our backyard and have made a lot of progress. Lately we've been focusing on the hot spot right off of our deck. We had to figure out what to do with the … [Read more...]

Quick Gardening Tip – How To Prune Basil

Basil pesto here I come... I mentioned a few weeks ago that my husband had planted our little vegetable and fruit garden. While he was handling the kale and cucumbers, I was put in charge of the potted herbs. I chose to plant basil, rosemary and … [Read more...]

FREE Cucumber Seed Packet

Sign up for a FREE Packet of Cucumber Seeds, courtesy of Lil Critters Gummie Vitamins via Facebook. Hurry - only the first 20,000 requests accepted (I just signed up, so as of 1:45 pm. CST, they are available.) Thanks, Kansas City Mamas. … [Read more...]

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Look what we did last night! My husband and kids planted our front garden, including: Heirloom, cherry and Roma tomatoes cucumbers (from seed) 2 varieties of red peppers strawberries cantaloupe kale pole beans (from seed) Plus, … [Read more...]

Join Home Depot’s Gardening Club for Fall Gardening Coupons

I love Home Depot's Gardening Club, so I was sad to see that it briefly closed applications to new registrations. Fortunately it has reopened, so if you haven't signed up yet - I suggest that you do so now. The club is a FREE monthly newsletter, … [Read more...]

FREE $25 Credit to Gardens Alive

Go HERE to request a free copy of the Gardens Alive catalog, which contains a $25 off coupon, good on any purchase - including shipping - of $25 or more. Sounds like a nice way to pick up some fall flowers for FREE. (Call me crazy, but when temps … [Read more...]