Author Archives: Patricia Larenas

Plan an Edible Gardens Tour

June 18th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Seasoned gardeners know that besides getting your hands in the dirt, the best way to learn about gardening is from other gardeners. This summer, consider going on an edible gardens tour, even if you have to organize it yourself. Here's how...

Grow an Herbal Tea Garden

May 14th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

A cup of fragrant herb tea is a natural choice when you want to avoid caffeine. And best of all, you can grow a variety of wonderfully scented herbs in your garden or in containers

Pickled Nasturtium Pods

May 7th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

You can find lots of recipes for pickling green nasturtium pods; all you really need is vinegar and salt. Traditionally they have been used in place of capers. The good news is that these flowers are easy to grow and abundant

Fava Bean Spring Salad

April 30th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Tender spring fava beans are wonderfully buttery - we grow them every year and watch the pods swell with great anticipation. In our family, the favorite way to eat them is to make a simple but delicious warm salad with a lemony dressing

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