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Frugual Garden How To’s

How to create things for and from your garden.

Radish, Peas and Greens Salad

Radish,peas and greens salad recipe This salad will pair great with your favorite early summer menu. Surprisingly easy to make and filled with colorful vegetables you can sow the seeds and harvest in a few short weeks. My kids loved growing their own radishes and harvesting them in just a few short weeks to add to recipes like this one. […]

How to Care for Poinsettia

Poinsettia w/ Iphone Black Friday to me is finding great deals on healthy poinsettia to give to family and friends. It is a great way to kick off the Christmas season by giving from the garden ( or greenhouse).  I would like to share a few tips on keeping your poinsettia healthy well into the New Year with […]

Pruning Tropical Hibiscus

DSC_4934 If you don’t rely on those who actually grow who can you trust?  Being the social media grower as I’m today it is unthinkable to not ask my connections on the networks ‘what do I do next’ and that is just what I did a few weeks ago before the first 40* reading arrived on […]

Planting Potatoes Year 2

Mobile Upload : Greenhouse Landscape Project 5/11 My First Potato / July 2010 Last year was the first year to experiment with growing  a garden in raised bed structures.  One of the hot topics on #gardenchat / Twitter was planting potatoes.  With a little help from my friends online I was educated about how easy it was to grow all types of […]

Creative With What’s On Hand

Stove Top Roasting It’s a way of living I grew up with that some where between college and having kids I put on the back burner.   I’m talking about using what is in your home pantry  and not planning the meal around making a trip to the grocery store. It can be a challenge for your creative side […]

Holiday Hanging Basket

basket1 I put together a quick video to show you how you can make your own Holiday hanging baskets.  All you will need is a few left-overs from the Summer garden and a big red bow that I demonstrated how to make earlier this week. Holiday Hanging Basket – A few supplies left overs from the […]

Red Bows for the Holiday Landscape

Greenhouse Landscape Project 1 Handmade Holiday Red Bows dress up the landscape and the Winter Garden. Check out my BGgardenLive channel on Youtube.com Easy and inexpensive – make your own red holiday bows. These bows are super easy to make and over a dozen large bows will cost you around .50cents each.  You will need to get a 50 […]