Tag Archive: Gardening

Jul 09

Starting Seeds Indoors is Easier Than You Think!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I did it! Starting seeds indoors has been a partial success for the Schuplin household, not to mention the plants are STILL alive in my garden. You see, I fully expected to fail because my thumb …

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Sep 12

Growling Garlic in a Pot {1 Month Update}

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Good news- It would appear that I am growing garlic in a pot! Bad news- Only 2 out of the 3 bulbs sprouted and the 2 that did sprout look like they are barely hanging on.  I think the problem my garlic plants were …

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Sep 05

I Fail at Growing Potatoes Indoors

I was not successful at growing potatoes indoors and I am not surprised. I cut the potatoes so that they would callus before planting them and I regret doing that because they rotted and I currently have a bunch of rotting potatoes on my window sill. Perhaps I was just thinking that the potato fairy …

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Sep 01

Using Recycled Cans to Plant Green Onions

Last week there was a stench in my house that I could just not find and after some help from people on Horrible Housewife’s Facebook page I figured it out! It was my green onions in water that was causing a stink in the kitchen! Maybe it was because I had too much water in …

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Aug 16

Growing Potatoes Indoors

So I was reading the other day because I do occasionally do that in my non-existent free time. You know, when I am on the throne and Michael is contained is his gated community. Poor kid. I got this genius idea to try and grow a potato indoors because my green onions and my garlic haven’t …

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Aug 04

Growing Garlic Indoors

It’s finally time for the follow up to my post about painting my garlic pot! I love, love, love garlic but I hate paying for it so I am attempting to grow indoors. This is just an experiment but all of the research that I have read online says that it really is possible. Fingers …

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Jul 31

From Plastic Tub to Garlic Garden

I can promise you that there are no vampires in our house with the amount of garlic that we consume. I hate running out of garlic and I really, really hate buying garlic since it is a plant that I should be able to grow myself- right? I guess I could kill it but my …

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Jul 29

There Just Might Be Hope For My Garden!

This Memorial Day weekend we spent 3 days outside wasting time and money trying to beautify our yard. I knew that it would be ugly this year because we bought from the clearance section of Lowe’s and some of our hostas were transplants from Michael’s Mother’s house. I never would have predicted that we would get a …

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Jul 13

Paint Stick Garden Markers with Elmer’s Painters

I mentioned recently that I am on the board of my HOA and we are putting in a community garden so I volunteered to make our garden markers! It might be for selfish reasons but I just might be ready to marry my Painters Paint Pens! The supplies are simple: Spray paint Painters Paint Sticks …

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Jul 11

The Never-Ending Green Onion

I can’t garden to save my life and I have already told you about my peat pot failure this year.  So when I stumbled upon a gardening post that looked idiot proof I wasn’t about to forget it.  If I can grow green onions in my house then anyone out there is fully capable of …

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