10 Pumpkin Designs

Have a pumpkin and want to turn it into a masterpiece? In todays blog, I will motivate your imagination by providing 10 different pumpkin carving designs for you to try. PlanterMake your jack-0′-lantern right at home in your garden by filling it with soil and your favorite plants. It’s a great option for front porch…

Pumpkins with Charlie

Grow your own pumpkins

As Halloween approaches, The Secret Farm is usually preparing by growing a variety of pumpkins ripe for the picking. However, keen green fingers and pumpkin fanatics alike often ask – how are they actually grown? Below I have found a quick guide in which you can try you own hand at growing these ghoulishly vibrant…

How to harvest sunflower seeds

Not only are there many interesting facts about sunflowers, they also provide a variety of uses even after they have been cut. One of which is harvesting their seeds for either eating or re-planting. Here is what you need to know. CHOOSE THE RIGHT SUNFLOWER FOR HARVESTINGNot all types of sunflower are ideal for harvesting…

Care for cut sunflowers

Once cut, sunflowers need to be maintained to ensure longevity. Here are a few tips on how to keep them looking happy and healthy. When to cut sunflowersThe morning you plan to cut your flowers, fill a clean bucket half full of warm water, between 100 and 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Using a clean, sharp knife…

Decorate with dahlias

The dahlias we grow are too beautiful to be displayed somewhere where no one will see! In this blog, I will share some tips to creatively show off their beauty for maximum appreciation. Bottle Vase Displays The thing about dahlias is that they usually have straight stems and the flowers usually point outwards like a…

How to Store Fresh Strawberries

Freshly picked strawberries pack immense flavor, but they will not last long at room temperature. Learn the best way to store strawberries in your refrigerator. How to Store Fresh Strawberries If you want to extend the shelf life of your strawberries, you will need to transfer them to your refrigerator. The best way to do…