Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

How to Plant a Patio Vegetable Garden

For most people, planting a garden is all about flowers. From a cook's perspective, it's all about food. Flowers are nice, but vegetables are practical. And when space in the garden is tight, I will always choose culinary over ornamental. With innovative pots and planters that have self-watering reservoirs, it's easier than ever to grow…

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Valentines Day Ideas that Do Not Cost Anything

What are you gifting yourself this Valentine’s Day? We know that Valentine’s Day can get expensive: In 2021, shoppers said they were planning to spend about $163 for the holiday, according to deal-finder site RetailMeNot, up from just $85 in 2020. But that’s one of the good things about Valentine’s gifts for yourself — some of…

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