Tag: organic

Gardening

10 Lessons Learned – 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 it’s fun to strategize about how to do better next year.  Curious about what I learned in 2019? Check […]

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 […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Tomato Supports

The new, baby tomatoes are settling into their beds for the growing season.  They look small and innocent but they will take off quickly.  In order to be prepared for their growth and support them along the way, I’m building a new and improved tomato support system.   Last year […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Bed Preparation

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 me be flexible and let go of (a little bit of) control. […]

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 […]