Growing Maqui Berries

We’ve all heard about the health benefits of blueberries, acai berries,, strawberries and other fruits. But few people have heard about the Maqui Berry.  In fact, I hadn’t heard of it until recently. I was given a few seeds from a friend through our local gardening club. I planted them, not expecting much. However they … Read more

Yard Sale Finds For Gardeners

Don’t forget when you’re visiting yard sales or garage sales, keep your eyes open for anything that can be used in the garden.

Growing Ashitaba (ANGELICA KEISKEI) Longevity Herb

I received a few seeds labeled “ASHITABA” from a viewer .  That was it. No other info. So I set out trying to find more information. Apparently this herb is native to China and can grow up to 6 feet high. The one thing that intrigued me most about it, was the fact that it … Read more

Harbor Freight 45 Watt Solar Panel Kit Review

This is my first impressions of the Harbor Freight 45 watt Solar Kit. I needed a simple, yet inexpensive kit to test the waters. This system is very basic and should be a fun project. Here is the kit

Instapark 10 watt Portable Solar Charger

I have found another great solar charger. I’ve been using this one for about a year now and I’m thoroughly impressed with it. This charger is my go-to now when I need instant portable solar energy

Growing Blueberries in Planter Boxes

I made these 2’x2’x2′ planter boxes out of redwood. The total cost for each was about $15. They are easy to build and classy. To build the boxes go here. To see how I grow my blueberries in them, watch the video below.

New Blueberry Plants Have Arrived

So I went and did it. I ordered 4 more blueberry varieties. As if the 5 I have already weren’t enough. In this video I will explain what varieties I ordered and where I purchased them. I guess it’s time for me to start planting now.

Billions of Seeds Everywhere

The seed catalogs are starting to come in. I just love looking through them. But the last few years have got me thinking “what a racket these guys have going”. They know we’re going to order way more than we need. But I have a better solution. In this video I explain why you should … Read more