Anyone Else Thinking About Food Preservation Lately?

You will find my posts have changed to adapt to the “new normal” as I start exploring ways to stock my pantry, grow my own food and work with local farmers as often as possible.

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”

Homemade Plant Fertilizer

I love watching my plants thrive after getting a good dose of fertilizer! They pop right up, turn greener and you can almost watch them get bigger! Commercial fertilizers are not a great option for me for several reasons! They are full of chemicals (that leach right into your fruits and vegetables) and are justContinue reading “Homemade Plant Fertilizer”

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”

Little Lettuce Gonna Feed Me Someday

Deciding what to grow in your garden can be a stressful ordeal! If I could, I would just grow everything available and save seeds to have a never ending supply if delicious fruits and vegetables! The problem that I have is space. We expand our gardens every year but never have enough room for everythingContinue reading “Little Lettuce Gonna Feed Me Someday”

My Love Hate Relationship With Mint

I have a garden full of gorgeous mint! Peppermint and chocolate mint grow effortlessly along the house, adding a green and aromatic display of freshness. It is so pretty, I really do love it! Every year, it grows into the grass and we have to mow it down with the lawnmower. It also spreads likeContinue reading “My Love Hate Relationship With Mint”