Gardening videos

This guy's videos are awesome! I love how easily and simply he explains things, and he walks the viewer through planting whatever he's growing from choosing the right container to how much light is needed to how often to water it. He's called The Prolific Familystead, and I've found him on Facebook and YouTube. Here's … Continue reading Gardening videos

Pencil shavings to plants

Guess what I found out this morning? Pencil shavings can go in the compost bin or be sprinkled around your plants! They're good for repelling gnats in houseplants when on top of the soil according to The Plant Doctor (on the Rachel Ray Show in March 2020). Hopefully my classroom plants will agree! I emptied … Continue reading Pencil shavings to plants

Homemade French fries

I see a lot of people complaining that they can't get bags of frozen french fries and other "convenience" foods right now. I can't help but notice that the produce section is pretty full of fresh fruits and vegetables...and then I realized that maybe some folks don't know you can make your own fries from … Continue reading Homemade French fries