August 2015 Newsletter
IT IS YOUR BEESWAX
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There are two reasons I can’t garden worth beans:
So I turn to Laura Coppinger, author of the e-book Heavenly Homemaker’s Guide to Gardening and Preserving.
- I failed at zucchini, and no matter how many times I planted it, my mint never took off.
- The thought of dirt under my fingernails pretty much stops the attempt.
Keep reading to find out how you can get this e-book for free.
Laura’s e-book is encouraging for the timid gardener, and guides the successful gardener toward how to process the abundance of harvest.
“My garden grows IN SPITE OF ME,” she says, and then she offers tips to avoid the crooked rows, tangled vines, and endless weeds. Laura suggests planting tomatoes, peppers, green beans, broccoli, and corn because all of these vegetables can easily be canned, frozen or stored. The second half of her book covers how to do this.
With Laura taking care of reason #1 for me, I did find a solution for my second reason. Here’s my #1 tip to keep dirt out of the fingernails:
TIP: Scratch your fingernails over a bar of soap before you head out to the garden. When you’re finished in the garden, your hands and fingers will clean up easily.