Easy Pineapple Salsa

So yesterday I was feeling like Autumn was just around the corner and today it is hot as hell here in the sunny south of Niagara! You just never know what the weather will hold this summer! This is the strangest season ever! So I have been craving pineapple lately and bought a nice juicyContinue reading “Easy Pineapple Salsa”

Fresh Garden Cucumber Salad

I have been really excited about all of the cucumbers that have been coming out of the garden lately! Fresh, beautiful little green cylinders that make great pickles, relishes, eye masks and of course, salads!  If you are like me, lettuce salads are great, but sometimes you just crave something different! Something fresh, juicy andContinue reading “Fresh Garden Cucumber Salad”

Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

Do you grow your own garlic? Did you know that the entire plant is not only edible, but super delicious!!  We have a good amount of wild garlic in our gardens, and other then looking pretty, I was never sure what to do with it. After some research, I learned that the options are endless! Continue reading “Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe”

Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce

It seems just like yesterday that I anxiously published the post Little Lettuce Going to Feed Me Someday. This is my first year growing Lettuce in my garden and I was so excited to start harvesting fresh, yummy salads everyday!  Well, just a couple of weeks later we have SO MUCH LETTUCE! I hate the ideaContinue reading “Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce”

Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food

In my opinion, if you plant something in your garden, ideally, you should be able to eat it. Gardening takes water, valuable time and money to grow, so you minus well reap the rewards! There are so many beautiful herbs and vegetables that have flowers and look just like other perennials you can spend hundredsContinue reading “Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food”

Please Peas, Grow Faster!

It’s that time of year when the garden is just starting to pop out of the ground and tease you with its brilliant colours and shapes. You can almost taste it already!  One if my favourite snacks is snow peas right off the plants. Every day I go out to the garden to see ifContinue reading “Please Peas, Grow Faster!”