My Seed Growers

Timm Elliot has been growing a variety of seed for me for about 3 years now.  He also has the passion to preserve rare varieties and adapt them to our Florida environment.  He does this on a small residential lot, mostly in raised beds.  He is always...

Enjoying the Bounty

The other day when I was deciding what to make for dinner, I realized just how much food I grow. That’s what gave me the idea for this post.  While I was looking around, this is what I came across: In my pantry I had, white potatoes, red potatoes, sweet...

October Gardening

October is the month! For what? Planting out just about ALL fall/winter crops. Actually if you planted as early as I did you are harvesting some stuff now! I have been bringing in sugar snap peas, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, small celery, kale and some lettuce. My...
Getting Ready for Fall Gardening

Getting Ready for Fall Gardening

I know it’s only the beginning of July.  I start many seeds this week for fall.  That means I better get organized!   One way that helps me is too create charts and drawings of what I will be growing and selling.  It gives me peace of mind...

40 Uses for Aloe Vera

40 Beneficial Uses For Aloe Vera 1. Pamper yourself to a soothing body rub. Slice aloe leaves lengthwise and use the inner sides as a biodegradable body scrub in the shower. 2. Treat burns from minor mishaps in the kitchen—from grease splatters or hot utensils. 3. For...

Growin’ Crazy Acres Heirloom Seed Farm

The farm is coming along.  I now know what it is like to maintain property and crops, a lot of hard long hours and work!  I have to say though, it is the most rewarding thing I have ever done.  Here is a few pics of the progress.   Stay tuned for...