Cress, in various forms, has been around a long time. The Victorians had beautiful watercress gardens by their streams as a source of greens and nutrients in the winter months when little was available for fresh food. It was ideal for combatting scurvy and used in soups for those that were ill. There are… Read More Cress- a real super food?
Swamped with garden greens? A to-die-for recipe! Or two or three 😉 This time of year, gardens explode, and suddenly an abundance of food is available. You don’t want to waste food, but it becomes a bit of an issue trying to keep up. There are so many different kinds of greens, and there are… Read More Swamped with garden greens? A to-die-for recipe!
For small space gardening and container gardens, sprouting broccoli is a must-have for a lovely and continuous food supply. Having a large container or two thickly planted will provide you with daily fresh greens for weeks or even months, depending on your weather. Like most broccolis and mustards, this type of vegetable loves cooler weather… Read More Raab Broccoli- A container-growing vegetable!
Growing Garlic this Fall Garlic is one of the most loved/hated herbs on the planet. It is used in just about every cuisine on the planet. Flavorful and aromatic, it also touts a lot of health benefits too. Growing it is not as complicated as you might think, although to do it right will take… Read More Are You Planting Garlic this Fall?
What Types of Tomatoes to Grow in a Short Growing Season These posts may contain affiliate links which means I earn a small commission from the company if you purchase the product. This does not change the cost to you in any way. Thank you for supporting this blog! Tomatoes are hands down, one of… Read More What Types of Tomatoes to Grow in a Short Growing Season
Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden! This blog may contain affiliate posts, which means that I earn a small commission from the company if you purchase their product. This does not change the cost to you in any way. Thank you for supporting this blog! Love your garden but tired of all… Read More Tips for Less Weeding & Watering in Your Garden!
A winter garden for healthy food! Most of us think of fall as the time the garden is finished. And for many things, that is true. However, there are also quite a few greens and veggies that will grow through the cooler weather, and indeed thrive in the wetter, chillier days, than through the hot.… Read More 10 Vegetables to Plant & Grow for Fall & Winter
If you love mushrooms, your ability to grow mushrooms at home is going to greatly impact your life and your grocery bill. While mushrooms don’t quite fall into the herb category, they certainly are eaten regularly with herbs and are often thought of similarly to herbs. I mean this in the sense that they seem… Read More Discover How to Grow Mushrooms at Home