Author: The Garden Delicious

Salads

Winter Veggie Salad

When the weather gets cold I start craving potatoes and pasta and all the heavy comfort foods.  With Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s time to buckle down and be intentional about eating fresh, raw food.  It’s so much easier in the summer when veggies are in abundance and I […]

Grains

Creamy Polenta with Garden Veggies

Summer is in full swing now.  I have two or three new zucchini and yellow squash ready to harvest every other day.  My kale is PACKED in its bed under the netting.  We’ve been enjoying delightful, crisp, fresh turnips and juicy, white ribs of bok choy for a couple of […]

Grains

Spring Asparagus Socca

We visited the south of France in 2016 and stayed in Nice for about a week.  It was our second visit to Nice and we fell in love with the city all over again.  It’s large enough to offer the best in dining, shopping and art but has a small […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Early June Garden Update

It’s been about a month since I posted an update on the garden.  We’ve had a wonderful mix of hot days (70-80 degrees and sunny) and warm rainy days.  The plants LOVE this combo.  They love rain far more than treated water from the municipal supply.  Our water is treated […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Natural Pest Control

I went out to the garden today to pick some strawberries and found the ants had discovered my succulent little treats!  As an organic gardener, I do share my garden with insects, many that are beneficial to my plants.  I prefer not to have ants in the garden though because, […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Spring Planting 2018

I’m so happy the last raised bed is finished!  It’s our tradition to walk to the Farmer’s Market during the first weekend of May to purchase our veggie starts so I’m right on schedule.  We always buy our starts from Sun Gold Farm based out of Forest Grove.  We know […]