Tag: seeds

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

2020 Harvest Tallies!

2020 was my 8th year growing food in our own backyard.  What a year it was! Am I right?  Our world has gone through one of the most difficult experiences of our lifetime.  COVID-19 has affected every continent, every country, every city and every person.  It truly is something we’ve […]

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 […]

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. […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening, Seasonal

2019 Garden Plan

It’s finally springtime!  I’m so relieved and so excited about the growing season ahead. In the winter, I feel like a little seed buried in the heavy soil, sitting in the dark alone, waiting for warmth and light.  It’s hard to be motivated to do very much except hibernate.  My […]

Salads

Winter Veggie Salad

When the weather gets cold I start craving potatoes and pasta and all the heavy comfort foods.  With Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s time to buckle down and be intentional about eating fresh, raw food.  It’s so much easier in the summer when veggies are in abundance and I […]