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 […]
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!
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
Gardening is such a miracle. Nature has packed all of the genetic material needed to produce these wonderfully tender, white globes of crisp refreshing goodness into a teeny, tiny little seed that I dropped into the soil last month. It is so rewarding to see the transformation from seed to […]
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 […]
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, […]