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Appetizers

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 out into the country and walk deep into a blueberry field […]

Sandwiches

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 Biosta stackable sprouter like this one.  It was so easy to grow […]

Gardening

First Spring Plantings

It’s early March but the weather is warming quickly.  I think it’s going to be a hot summer.  I need to get a drip irrigation system installed before I put in all the plants so I can ensure everyone gets enough to drink while conserving as much as possible and […]

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, […]