It was an adventure to get here but well worth the travel in winter weather …. I’m in Atlanta this week sharing from the Garden Blogger Conference. I will be sharing from the event on #GBCatl hashtag so be sure to connect using social media.
I bought these cardoon seeds two years ago and never added them to my garden. I think when I purchased them I may have mistaken them for my beloved annual ‘fireworks’.Gomphrena.Today as I sorted seeds preparing for spring sowing I came across them and decided to ask Twitter users if anyone had grown the Cardoon […]
One of my favorite images from the raised bed garden mainly because I can still taste the amazing salads we made with red romaine, napa cabbage and the bright orange Nasturtium blooms. Everything in this photo was grown from seed except for the napa cabbage that I bought as a start plant from a local garden […]
Instead of reaching for those fatty snacks during the Holiday why not whip up a yummy….
This recipe is a crowd pleasure served warm with your favorite Hungarian meat dishes…
Today I’m sharing my spice cake secret with you on this post.
I’ve got tons of kale growing in my home garden this year! Not knowing how easy it was to grow kale I totally loaded up on starter plants in the late spring and added them to my raised beds here in growing zone 5b Ohio. Each day I harvest at least 2 baskets full of […]
HELLO … because zucchini bread rocks and the squash is super easy to grow! Read more in this post for the recipe.
If you garden and grow your own food you KNOW the joy just before lunchtime when I picked my first 2 oriental eggplants from the raised bed garden. Hmmm…. what can I do with just a small amount of eggplants and a garden filled with herbs, garlic and onions? I’m skillet grilling in olive oil […]
It’s the first days of summer and I’m seeing signs that my tomato harvest isn’t too far away. The basil is in full bloom and ready to be picked and I’m craving a homemade pasta dish. Tonight we are enjoying this easy recipe that you can recreate adding most any veggies you have ripe in […]
Strawberry-Lime Garden Cocktail Strawberries, lime, pear with rum make a perfect spring treat to enjoy in the garden after hours. I was inspired to create this recipe after planting my garden most of the day. What a great treat to enjoy while enjoying a favorite magazine on the deck in the garden. INGREDIENTS: 2 limes, […]
Happy May 5th from my garden in Ohio. I’m all about growing herbs and veggies to make up some of my favorite Mexican dishes so today is a great day to celebrate. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite dishes I use to only be able to create in the summer once the tilapia in […]
This salad will pair great with your favorite early summer menu. Surprisingly easy to make and filled with colorful vegetables you can sow the seeds and harvest in a few short weeks. My kids loved growing their own radishes and harvesting them in just a few short weeks to add to recipes like this one. […]
Blueberry Smoothie to Kick Start The Day This delicious and refreshing smoothie recipe has been my favorite all winter long. I’ve been using frozen berries and some greens that I’ve been able to harvest from my greenhouse during the last few months. Blueberries are not only popular, but also repeatedly ranked in the U.S. diet […]
It’s been an extremely cold winter for the Midwest and I was doing so well not falling under the weather. Today I’m suffering from a horrible head cold and I’m trying super hard not to let it get the best of me by loading up on veggies and extra fruit with vitamin C. One of […]
We are getting our share of winter this year in the Midwest and nothing warms me and my family up like home made comfort foods. Today the house smells amazing from this family favorite recipe that I love cooking in the slower cooker all day with scents of garlic and my special BBQ sauce. Pulled […]