BernadettesGarden

Bernadette Fox, MI, US
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gardening interests: Container Gardening, Edible Landscaping, Fruits and Berries, Ornamental Gardening, Sustainable Living, Vegetables, Propagating Plants, Garden Crafts

Member Since: 12/15/2012


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How to Start Tomatoes from Seed Indoors

I planted our first tomatoes yesterday, Feb 10, here in Michigan. These particular tomatoes I planted are the sweetest darn tomatoes you can grow - SunSugar cherry tomatoes. I started them so early...

How to Paint a Gourd Birdhouse

I love how this birdhouse came out. I decided to go with a very simple theme, but one that was very colorful and fun - who doesn't love ladybugs and daisies! I give you step by step instructions on...

How to Grow Onions from Seed

Okay! I think I have finally found the way to grow onions here in Michigan! However, the tips I am about to give can be used wherever you live - you just need to be aware of the variety of onions you...

How to Make a Quick and Easy Raised Garden Bed

My family came up with a very easy method to make a raised garden bed. All we found we needed were logs from felled trees. I had even made a cold frame using this method. Check it out here...

Franklinia Carved Relief Vase: How to Carve Gourds and Many More Techniques

So happy to be able to show you this gourd as I was making it. I took photos and videos of the whole process, step by step. I show you how I carved, etched, woodburned, painted, embossed, gold...

How to Dry Gourds for Crafting

In this video I explain the methods I use to dry the gourds that my family and I grow on our farm. You will be able to see our large field of gourds, gourds hanging from the trees, freshly picked...

How to Grow Gourds for Crafting

From seed to garden, in this video I'll show you how to grow gourds that can later be used for all sorts of crafts. Check out my gourd crafting YouTube channel for videos about growing, drying...

Do's and Don'ts of Seed Swapping

It is a great time of year to start getting your seeds together and begin planning out your garden. I say seeds, because we all know how expensive plants are, so starting your own plants from seed is...

Blooming Amaryllis in Time-Lapse

I still have the same Amaryllis plant that I remember blooming near the big bay window when I was a little girl. With this memory the Amaryllis is a plant I am quite taken with and cherish. For some...

There will be signs in the sky this year starting real soon. . .

I wanted to snip a little piece from one of my dad's blog posts about the coming comets and asteroid. You need to visit his blog to get the whole story: http://blog.magiclandfarms.com/?p=490. I found...

Growing Lettuce in Winter

Starting lettuce in winter was successful for us. We transplanted it into a raised bed inside our unheated greenhouse. We covered the raised bed in a low tunnel as well, we then snaked a heating...

How to Make a Woodburned Gourd Birdhouse

http://bernadettesgourdcreations.blogspot.com When you think of a dried gourd I am sure you automatically think of a birdhouse, right? Well, there's a good reason for that because gourds really do...

Harvesting and Cooking Heart of Gold Squash

Magicland Farms, my family's fruit and vegetable farm. http://youtube.com/magiclandfarms http://www.magiclandfarms.com/   Music by This Is Our Storyline, "Siberia"

How to Freeze Broccoli

Learn how to both prep and blanch broccoli to freeze and keep all winter long. Rebekah from the Sabbath Supper blog shows you step-by-step! Video was filmed, edited, and narrated by Rebekah Fox from...

How to Make Miniature Wreaths from Canning Jar Lids

In this video you will be shown how to make miniature wreaths from canning jar lids (also called rings) and plastic mesh bags from the grocery store. These quick to make wreaths look darlingon the...

How to Make an Indoor/Outdoor White Birch Wreath

In this video you will be shown how to make a wreath from birch rounds, white birch bark, and a coat hanger! This wreath is for any time of year, but it is especially beautiful during the winter...