Category: edible gardening

Wordless Wednesday- 7•8•20

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Show US Your Gardens!

This week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share is Show Us Your Gardens! Gardening season is kicking in as the temperatures warm up. This week’s theme is gardens and we’d love to see photos of your hard work and beautiful gardens! If you want to join… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Show US Your Gardens!”

Wordless Wednesday 6•10•20

Silent Sunday 5•24•20

Six on Saturday: This week in the garden

The weather is finally a little warmer, although the winds haven’t died down much, except for a day or two. That’s when the Black Flies started to descend upon me, enough so that Mark broke out our mosquito netted hoods and shirts. Mosquito netting… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday: This week in the garden”

Cinco de Mayo Has Me Dreaming of the Salsa Garden

When I plan out our garden I always keep in mind what I can use for canning. During the quarantine we’ve been going through lots of the tomato sauces and salsas I’ve canned over the years. This season, I plan to put a lot more peppers in the garden and on the deck again this summer and I’m so excited I just looked at the list of what I have planned. I love using a variety of peppers in my salsa and every level of heat from sweet to very hot.

Vegetable Spotlight on Broccoli

Broccoli loves cool weather and should be added to the garden either by seed or transplant anytime from late April to May or late July and August to get either an early summer harvest or fall crop respectively. Plants will thrive in a fertile rich, well-drained soil.

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Week 4 -strawberries

April is finally here and we are all ready to start focusing on some deliciously sweet treats in the garden – strawberries! These are some of our absolute favorites to include in the garden. Here are some of are strawberries we’d like to share… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Week 4 -strawberries”

Marigold Mondays

Marigolds are hardy flowers which will bloom throughout the summer and well into fall.

Microgreens

Microgreens are also known as super foods since they pack a nutritional punch greater than their mature counterparts. A USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) report showed that quote equal weights in quote of microgreens contain 5 times more nutrients than found in mature leaves.