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Homemade Pickles! Sharing Granny’s Famous Southern Icebox Pickles

When we saw Kelli’s story below about her granny’s icebox pickles, it brought a big smile to our faces. So many of the gardens and garden stories shared by our readers revolve around canning and preserving from the garden. And they almost always include traditions and recipes passed down from parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents. …

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Sandy’s Garden – A Backyard Garden Filled With Love and Joy

Sandy Hart’s backyard garden proves you don’t need acres of land to experience the simple love and joy of gardening. Nestled beautifully in her Newark, Ohio backyard, Sandy’s enclosed garden produces enough vegetables and herbs to supply salsa, pickles, relish, pesto, and all kinds of dried herbs to her family and friends. Adding to the charm – …

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A Beautiful Oregon Homestead Garden – The Happy Valley Garden

Erin Lovett’s Happy Valley Garden embodies the true spirit of growing your own food naturally. Erin’s incredible garden, as you will see below, provides a tremendous amount of food for her family, others, and even the local wildlife. And she does it all by using simple organic methods that replenish her fertile growing soil naturally. But …

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An Incredibly Fabulous City Garden – In The Middle of Toronto!

This week’s Garden Showcase comes to us from Toronto, Canada, courtesy of Jennifer Arnott.   From the moment Jennifer purchased her home – she went to work. And as you will see in her story below, we mean she went to work that very same weekend! As with any type of urban gardening, space is …

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A Garden To Feed A Family – The Feick Garden

This week’s Featured Garden comes to us from the Chris Feick family located in St. Mary’s, West Virginia. When Chris submitted his garden to be featured, we fell in love with the story and the garden immediately! I think Chris and his family represent what so many across the world want to do – grow …

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The Hershberger Garden, The Beauty Of Flowers, Food And More!

Today marks the first ever Showcase Garden Article for This Is My Garden! We have had quite  a few people send in their gardens over the last week, and we are excited to finally start showing the gardens of the world! WOW, do we have a good one to start off with! Brittany and Jonathan …

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The MacLean & Harris Garden – A 3/4 Acre Canadian Garden Oasis

This garden story comes from Janice MacLean and Wensel Harris whose garden is located in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It seems they can just about grow it all on just shy of 3/4 of an acre of land! And with a converted chicken coop shed and a recycled window greenhouse – it looks like their …

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The Garden of Cathy Vincent – Dairy Land Turned Garden!

Returning Home To Garden There is nothing quite like returning home, especially when it’s to 20 acres of beautiful dairy land! Take a look at Cathy Vincent’s garden below in the beautiful state of Wisconsin, and on land in her family since the late 1800’s. Garden of : Cathy Vincent Location : Humboldt, WI Cathy Vincent’s 20 …

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