A Cucumber Salsa Recipe for You This Cucumber Salsa, with a printable PDF for you, is a recipe that I make a lot in the summer around here. It has fabulous flavor, uses all sorts of goodies from the garden, is easily adaptable, and is lovely in hot weather for a tasty, refreshing snack. It… Read More A Cucumber Salsa Recipe for You!
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!
Mustard greens is a term that covers a wide variety of Asian and salad greens that fall into the Brassica family. The great thing about them is that, like most salad greens, they tend to like cooler weather, more moisture, and don’t actually like a lot of heat. Which makes them ideal for fall and… Read More Mizuna-King of Low-light Winter Greens!
This is a blog post I’ve been wanting to write for a while. If, like me, you feel that child-like magic when you get to close yourself in the kitchen with a mortar and pestle, a bunch of herbs and essential oils, bees wax, and other magical ingredients, and just create, this post is for… Read More How to Create Your Own Spa Products Products for Home or Gifts
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?
Parsley Green Soup for Cold Winter Days Growing up, my dad had an awesome recipe from his Belgian mother that makes use of all that parsley in the garden. A few leeks and potatoes too. It’s a very simple soup, known to the Belgians as ‘green soup’. This was a soup that was, and maybe still… Read More Green Parsley Soup: Good for what ails you!
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