Southwest Chicken Alfredo, Southwest Chicken Alfredo Recipe, Recipe, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Southwest Chicken Alfredo

Southwest Chicken Alfredo..wait, hear me out.  Who wants to eat the same thing over and over?  — The answer is no-one!  I feel like sometimes when we are going about our week dealing with our busy schedule of softball, blogging or gardening among other things, we can often fall into

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Why organic gardening?

Why organic gardening?  Why is everyone talking about organic gardening?  A natural vegetable garden is effectively inside the grip of any green fingered wannabe. It is common knowledge that vegetables are great for your well-being. You should shape your diet around fresh fruits and vegetables. Naturally grown vegetables (developed normally without

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DIY: Seed Starting Mix, Seed starting mix, seed starting, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Seed Starting Mix

Starting plants from seed is fun, and it’s also a huge money saver. When I talk about starting seeds indoors, one of the first questions new gardeners ask me is about the best seed starting mix to use. This is a very important question, because the type of soil you

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Backyard Duck Basics, Ducks, Backyard ducks, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/backyard-duck-basics

Backyard Duck Basics

Every homestead should have some poultry. Whether you are living out your dream on a homestead of twenty acres or on an urban homestead, you need to consider poultry as a great option for you. Chickens have been a favorite for many farmers and homesteaders over the years for the

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How much to plant, how much to plant in your garden, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/how-much-to-plant

How much to plant

One of the most commonly asked questions among new gardeners is “how much to plant” of a particular plant in order to have a good harvest.  How many bush beans should I plant if I want to put up green beans for the winter? How many tomato plants will give

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How to Grow Carrots, Carrots, How to Grow, Urban Farmer, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

How to Grow Carrots

How to Grow Carrots Learn how to grow carrots with this helpful guide. Farm fresh, sweet and delicious carrots can’t be found in supermarkets are among the best varieties of vegetables that can be grown in home gardens.   By growing varieties suited to your soil, you can grow carrots in spring

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7 ways to conserve water, conserve water, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/7-ways-conserve-water

7 Ways to Conserve Water

One of the most important things that we can try to do is conserve resources. There are a number of different resources that we should be trying to conserve but, water is the most valuable and scarce resource. It’s important for sustaining both the life in the world, and in your

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Square Foot Gardening, How to start square foot gardening, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

How to Start Square Foot Gardening

Have you ever wanted to grow a large vegetable garden but don’t have acres of land to work with? Most gardeners don’t know that you can grow a ton of veggies in a small amount of space using the Square Foot Gardening method. This method is one of the easiest ways to grow

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8 Tips to a productive garden, how to have a productive garden, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

The 8 Tips to a Productive Garden

Don’t you want a garden that will produce a bountiful harvest of fresh vegetables but also produce them continuously throughout the season? Follow these tips to have an incredibly productive garden all season long.

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Guacamole Recipe, recipe, Superbowl, The Big Game, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Guacamole Recipe

What’s another fan favorite for the big game?  You guessed it –Guacamole!  America will consume 53.5 million pounds of avocados this Superbowl Sunday!  That’s totally insane!  Do not miss out on the fun, get in the game with this fantastic guacamole recipe!

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Perennials to add to your garden, Perennials, Grow perennials, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Grow Perennials

If you could plant something one time and potentially eat from it for a lifetime..Would you do it?  It is possible!  Here’s how…

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The Best Turkey Chili Recipe, Chili Recipe, Game Day, Superbowl, the Big game party, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

The Best Turkey Chili

If you have been looking for the perfect chili recipe for your big game party, then look no further!  This coming Sunday is the Superbowl, the Big Game, the culmination of an entire season of football and everyone is having a party. Here’s the Best Turkey Chili Recipe!

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Raised bed for under $30!, Easy raised bed, diy raised bed, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/raised-bed-under-30/

Raised bed for under $30!

How to start a raised bed garden for under $30…is it possible? Absolutely! Do you want to get started gardening but only have a few bucks to put into it? No problem! I will give you all the information you need to start your very own garden for $30 or

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Double Digging, How to double dig your beds, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Double Digging

Want a super productive garden this year? The super simple method of double digging can help you turn a productive garden into a super productive garden.  If you have an area of soil that you want to turn into a garden bed with deep, loose soil, then you’ll need to put

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Morphis Family Fun Day, Family Fun Day, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Family Fun Day

Family In our growing family of seven there is always something going on with our schedule so it makes it hard to have time set aside for a family fun day.  My wife and I both work full-time, our two oldest have school and basketball and the other three kids

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Spring Preparation, how to, garden, backyard farm, backyard eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Spring Preparation

Spring Preparation Spring is just around the corner here in North Texas and we have a lot of work to do in the  veggie garden.  We have seeds being started and so much more. A beautiful day It’s a beautiful Thursday morning here in the Dallas area and I have

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Easy Restaurant Salsa, salsa, spicy, backyard eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Restaurant Salsa Recipe

Restaurant Salsa: Our Favorite In our house there are few things that we like more than a bowl of fresh made restaurant salsa and some tortilla chips.  It does not matter what the occasion; football party, church group get together or just a game night with the family, chips and

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Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes, Crock Pot Recipes, Chicken Enchilada Soup, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Winter is officially here It is Sunday evening, it is cold and windy outside, it has been snowing outside this weekend and all I want to do is stay snuggled up inside.  When it is winter time and it is cold outside, it is always great to have some great

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The year in review, how to improve, garden, backyard garden, urban farm, urban homestead, backyard eden, www.backyard-eden.com

The year in review

It is almost to the middle of our “winter” here in the north Texas area and we cannot wait for spring to get here so that we can get our veggie patch up and running again.  Normally, we are harvesting fresh veggies all the way through winter and on into

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Best herbs to grow in your garden, grow herbs, best herbs, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/best-herbs-to-grow

Best Herbs to Grow in your Garden

There are literally thousands of different things that you can grow in your backyard veggie patch but none of them will grow quite as well as Herbs.  Most of the Herbs that you can buy in the store are very easy to grow in your garden. Nothing is better than

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