Little Or Big : Grow It Natural!

I’m super proud to announce that this is the first of my completely grown GREEN tomatoes! These seeds were sent to me from Natures Crossroads out of Indiana in early spring. The seeds were started in my greenhouse which was maintained completely green and then transplanted to my Veggie Garden which was fertilized by Haven […]
August 15, 2010 10

Friday Flaunt – Whats your Bloom?

I’m loving the blooms of my rows of zinnias out in the veggie garden. This hot red is from Mix pack by Burpee Seed that I purchased at Walmart for $1 . I have been enjoying these as cut flowers in my favorite vase in our home. As I snapped some shots of what I […]
August 13, 2010 24

Basic into Phenomenal:Herb Mayo

Todays recipe share comes from the garden pictured above. Hard to believe an amazing herb mayonnaise recipe starts in the raised bed pictured above. This raised bed gardening is located just outside of my greenhouse. It is filled with the left overs from my greenhouse that I didn’t want to throw out when the temperature […]
August 11, 2010 5

Tomato Sandwich 101

This may just be the EASIEST recipe ever! I started making these when I was a kiddo just barely old enough to use a knife. Nothing like grabbing a fresh hearty tomato out of the garden and slicing it up for a BLT. Back in the day, I would toast up cheap white bread, spread […]
August 11, 2010 9

Are You My Mother?

Today while out picking tomatoes for a yummy sandwich to be served at lunch, I spotted this rough looking butterfly. I had seen this critter flying around my garden early this week. Unfortunately, I didn’t have my camera in hand so I could share it on the Garden Network with hopes of finding out what […]
August 10, 2010 12

Buzzin’ on Tuesday

What has gotten into me with all these ‘bug’ shares lately. I think it is all the green and growing natural I have been doing that is inviting all the wonderful creatures into my growing zone. And just when you think you have seen it all this little guy is truly doing his thing with […]
August 10, 2010 6

Pickling Made Easy

You should have know I would post the recipe – RIGHT? Click on the image above for the Sweet Hot Pickling recipe I have been using as long as I have been canning. Don’t let the tightly packed jars fool you into thinking this is a hard recipe. If you have any interest in canning […]
August 2, 2010 13

A cat I didn’t like

I will admit we have had some amazing felines who have called our property home. There hasn’t been a kitty I couldn’t say no to if they needed a home. Their have been a few that just couldn’t adapt to living with the other rescue kitties in the outdoors. One cat that has adapted just […]
August 1, 2010 3
Zinnia 2010

First of the Zinnias 2010

This may just be my favorite zinnia ever! I’m loving the pink in the middle of the orange blooms. The first of the zinnias have arrived just in time for canning season. The peaceful display of elegant tones of color would make anyone stop and take a breath. I’m loving what they have provided for […]
July 30, 2010 13