Maca is one of my favorite supplements. Learn the health benefits of maca plus my favorite maca recipes and where to buy this healthy superfood.
Are you growing food this year? I am. And as I research, plan, and plant, I’m going to share my journey with you. I’m just starting. Want to come along?
Fruits and vegetables are at their best when they’re in season. But how do you know what’s in season now? I found some cool tools to answer that question.
If you love fresh food but don’t have enough room for a traditional garden, container-based vegetable gardening could be your BFF! With a little knowledge, fresh herbs and veggies can be yours — without any need for huge tracts of land.
Growing herbs indoors in pots is a wonderful way to continue the fresh flavors and nutritional benefits of fresh food into winter. If you want to know how to grow herbs on a patio or balcony, there are some things to consider before beginning your container herb garden.
The National Restaurant Association just released its annual What’s Hot Culinary Forecast. The future looks bright, and it makes me hungry. Read on for my favorite bits…
Want to grow a bit of fresh food in your backyard, but struggling to iron out the details? A boatload of online tools can guide you, including a newcomer to the web: Sprout It.
We met about three years ago, on my birthday. I’d checked out his profile, and knew he was interesting… but I never dreamed how well we’d hit it off! I’ll never have a dehydrator-free kitchen again, if I can help it — here’s why!
Building Soils Naturally by Phil Nauta is an extensive (and scientific!) look at the importance of soil sustainability in organic gardening. While it may not be the most budget-friendly answer to dirt 101, but Building Soils offers an expanse of how-to knowledge to very literally lay the groundwork for any greens to grow, without asking one to buy out a Lowe’s.
Replacing an old juniper hedge with a beautiful flowering rosemary hedge that bees love is a good thing, right? In my sustainability analysis the juniper wins, and stays.
If you don’t let your edible garden flower and make seeds you are missing out on some great perks…
In Texas, the basil is rockin’. I’ve nurtured three plants this spring, and they are happy indeed, but I know as the summer heats up, their tender leaves will suffer. So I’m doing my best to enjoy as much of their bounty as I can now and preserve like a pioneer woman for colder times. If you love basil, I hope you’ll enjoy my quick tips for growing, using, and preserving this wonderfully spicy-yet-sweet herb.
The gardening sections of used bookstores are packed with stacks of beautiful and useful books on gardening- here are my favorites on growing and using herbs.