Garden

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Thoughts of Summer

The summer is winding down now. Fall is in the air and leaves are on the ground and we are...

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Storing Herbs and Memories of Mom

The herbs in our garden have been growing fast and healthy. Some so fast that it’s hard to keep up...

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The Bucket Garden Blooms

So far, May in Nashville has been pretty hot, which I am enjoying, but very dry. The Just Live Simple...

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How to Start A Bucket Garden

Spring is here! And it’s time I get going on this year’s experiments in the Just Live Simple garden. I...

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How to Make Seed Starters for Free

Spring has sprung and it couldn’t come soon enough for my taste. That means it’s time to get a head...

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The Definitive List of Urban Farming Resource Sites

Photo by David Barrow Urban farming or urban gardening, whatever you want to call it, is on the rise and in...

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The Answer To Our Problems Is In Our Own Backyard: Food

Photo by David Barrow The USDA defines a Food Desert as “urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to...

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The Answer To Our Problems Is In Our Own Backyard: Water

I’ve been thinking a lot about environmental problems lately, though they’re hard to hear about on the news between mentions...

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Spring is Coming

I know what you’re thinking, this winter will never end. But eventually, it will, and we’ll be in shorts before...

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Learning Season or What the Garden Taught Me

Last summer, I decided that I wanted to try something new in the world of simplicity; there’s only so many...