There’s so much more that comes from having a family vegetable garden than the tasty vegetables. Here you’ll find helpful gardening tips and delicious recipes that will encourage a farm-to-table experience at home…feeding both body and soul.

Vegetable Garden Basics - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

Last year I wrote a post on how we started out on our family vegetable garden journey…in hopes of motivating others to do the same. And essentially I concluded by saying… Don’t over-think it…just do it! All you really need is a plant, a sunny spot, some dirt, and some water…and you’ll be good to go. […]

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How to Make Homemade Mulling Spices - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

Okay…I realize that that I re-post this post on homemade mulling spices every year. But I’m not going to apologize…not gonna do it. Because mulling spices really are that good. And they never get old. If you ever stop by casa de Scott during the months of December or January, don’t be surprised to find a pot of mulling spices simmering on our stove…wafting its […]

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Easy Pumpkin Seed Recipes - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

With Halloween right around the corner, you, like me, may be gutting a pumpkin this weekend…transforming it into a jack-o-lantern. If so, I thought I’d re-post a post Britt did a couple of years ago about some pretty tasty pumpkin seed recipes. Happy Halloween Y’all, Okay…with Halloween 2014 behind us, I may be a day late […]

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Stamping with Okra - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

Here’s a little craftiness for you this Friday…using okra!  Yes…okra!  When you cut off the head of the okra there is such a charming and unique shape to be found inside the rough, elongated exterior that makes for an adorable stamp.  So if your garden is producing way too much okra that you just can’t […]

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Sauteed Okra Recipe - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

I posted this photo on my personal Instagram and Facebook pages with the tag…“Been anticipating our okra harvest this summer!  It’s time!  First bounty! Mmmmm good!”  And so many of the comments had some type of reference to fried okra.  Now I do loooooove fried okra. It’s one of my favorite things to order at any southern […]

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