Introducing Native Bees To Our Backyard Garden
Gardening is a joyful activity that can be made even more delightful by supporting a community of pollinators, especially bees. Honeybees and native bees alike play a critical role in pollinating flowers, fruits, and vegetables in a garden. Pollination is necessary…
Top 10 Gardening Lessons Learned – 2020
Top 10 gardening lessons learned along my journey of 2020 At the end of every season, I look back on my gardening journey and create a list of what worked and what didn’t. It’s really helped me improve my methods and…
Blueberry Crostini 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…
How To Freeze Green Beans
How to freeze green beans 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…
Green Salad with Peas and Radishes
Green Salad with Peas and Radishes Are you craving 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…
Summer Solstice 2019
Summer Solstice 2019 The most glorious time of year has finally arrived! Happy Summer Solstice! Here’s a quick photo update of the garden. Enjoy!
Green Thumb Sandwich
Green Thumb Sandwich 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…
Happy National Gardening Day!
Happy National Gardening Day! Today is National Gardening Day! I hope these photos I took of the gardens at the Rodin Museum in Paris inspire you to get outside and create something magical!
Bed Preparation 2021
Bed Preparation 2021 I’m a very tidy person. I don’t like knick-knacks, clutter or unopened mail. Gardening offers me the opportunity to welcome a little bit of chaos into my life. I allow the wild nature of the garden to help…
10 Veggie Gardening Lessons Learned – 2018
10 Veggie Gardening Lessons Learned At the end of every season, I like to sit down in the garden and reflect on how things went. I learn something new every year so it’s helpful to keep a garden journal and write…