I spent some time in the garden today, squishing the dreaded cabbage worms and pulling some weeds. It felt good to bring all these veggies in to the kitchen though!
I went out to the garden this morning to see my pepper plant stripped of its leaves and most of the peppers. And see that poop all underneath it? Yuck. Um, not good. A quick google turned up information on hornworms. So I went out to search. Nothing I read prepared me for theContinue reading “Hornworms and Cucumber Beetles”
I have some garden produce to use up so I was going back through my Pinterest pins looking for ideas and I came across this one. It uses mostly things I have on hand and sounded delicious so I thought I’d give it a try. I am so glad I did! This recipe comes fromContinue reading “Meatless Taco Salad”
I think the best part of gardening is the anticipation – from looking at seeds and deciding the varieties to watching the little sprouts poke out from the earth (or the seed starting pots under the lights). Then a few months later the excitement builds when the first fruit blossoms from the tiny flowers. FromContinue reading “Growing Excitement”
Fresh salsa from the garden is one of my favorite ways to use up the summer bounty of tomatoes and peppers. I do wish my cilantro in the garden had made it, but for now I’ll make do with packaged. This amount of salsa is good for a small snack for 2 people. Ingredients: TomatoesContinue reading “Fresh Garden Salsa”
This post is the first in a series that will detail each plant I’m growing with pictures from seedling to vegetable! Think of it as my online notebook of each variety. I decided to post these because I know during the cold snowy winter when I researched “what to grow” I loved looking at picturesContinue reading “Garden Notebook – Small Sugar Pumpkins on a Trellis – Updated 7/22”
This is my version of eggs in a nest – scrambled eggs with chives and onions over a bed of lettuce and kale with fruit on the side. Yum!
This post is part of a series that will detail each plant I’m growing with pictures from seedling to vegetable! Think of it as my online notebook of each variety. I decided to post these because I know during the cold snowy winter when I researched “what to grow” I loved looking at pictures ofContinue reading “Garden Notebook – Sugar Snap Peas”
This recipe is my adaptation of a recipe from one of my favorite books, Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. I read the book this winter, and Barbara’s mention of how productive zucchini is in the garden was my sole reason for planting some this spring. I’m a sucker for aContinue reading “Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies”