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…
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!
First Spring Plantings – 2019
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…
Spring Asparagus Socca
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…
My turnips are ready!
My ready turnips 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…
Early June Garden Update
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…
Natural Pest Control
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…