2019 was my 7th year gardening in our own backyard. The garden was very prolific again this year. We tried to weigh each harvest before we chowed down on it but that didn’t always work out. We were able to capture the following annual harvest weights though: Potatoes – […]
We went blueberry picking on my birthday this year. It might seem strange to go pick someone else’s berries when I have three bushes in the garden. I love visiting farms though, and it was really nice to get out into the country and walk deep into a blueberry field […]
Today I picked four and a half pounds of green beans! That’s more than I’ve ever yielded from one harvest out of my backyard garden. Now it’s time to freeze them so we can enjoy them this winter. At the end of this post I will explain my process for […]
Are you craving a light and fresh green salad with bites of some of the best spring garden treats nature has to offer? Try this salad! The sugar snap peas really pack a sweet little punch and the little, bright red, spicy jewels we call radishes add vibrancy and crunch. […]
The most glorious time of year has finally arrived! Happy Summer Solstice! Here’s a quick photo update of the garden. Enjoy!
I love this stew because it uses bright and beautiful radish greens! Did you know the greens are edible? Store bought radishes usually have greens that have been squeezed, folded and bound with a rubber band so they don’t have much time in the fridge before getting slimy. Garden grown […]
Have you ever grown alfalfa sprouts? They’re SO easy, SO nutritious and SO delicious. They have a light and refreshing flavor to them and add an interesting texture to any salad or sandwich. My mother gifted me a Biosta stackable sprouter like this one. It was so easy to grow […]
The new, baby tomatoes are settling into their beds for the growing season. They look small and innocent but they will take off quickly. In order to be prepared for their growth and support them along the way, I’m building a new and improved tomato support system. Last year […]
Today is National Gardening Day! I hope these photos I took of the gardens at the Rondin Museum in Paris inspire you to get outside and create something magical!
This light and fresh asparagus pasta dish is one of our very favorite spring recipes. Asparagus is a spring veggie and is best eaten when the stalks are thin and crisp. The larger the diameter of the stalk, the tougher the asparagus will be. Give this delicious, seasonal pasta dish […]