Category Archive for: ‘Harvest’

Fava Beans And Pancetta Recipe Via Gardentherapy.ca

Broad Beans: Grow it! Eat it!

In this part of the series, Grow it! Eat it!, we will talk about growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating broad beans, nomnomnom. Grow It! These garden giants are either sown in the garden in late winter/early spring for a late spring harvest or in the fall for a harvest the following summer. I like to plant them in the fall …

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Lettuce Seedlings In A Wine Barrel

Lettuce in a Wine Barrel

Here is a really quick way to get a lot of lettuce in a short period of time and that is also protected from those pesky slugs and snails. I plant my lettuce in a half wine barrel planter for a number of reasons. It looks decorative in the garden. It grows very quickly. It is easy to harvest the …

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Garlic Scape Pesto Via Gardentherapy.ca

Garlic Scapes: Grow it! Eat it!

This is the first post in a new series about growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating various plants in your garden called Grow it! Eat it!. There are a number of edibles that gardeners eat plenty of but that you may not see in the grocery store. If you do happen to find them at the market, they will be available …

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wild foraging for fresh greens

Fascinating Foraging and Wild Herb Ravioli Recipe

Gardening in a small space sometimes leaves me feeling envy for the the expansive veggie gardens and fruit orchards that I seem to see on endless magazine pages and websites. My new home doesn’t have much room for a backyard garden and not a lick of room for one in the front. I have to pick and choose what I want to …

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Gourd Candles

Gourd Candle Holders

Now here is a seriously last minute decor project that will bring a little garden to the table: ornamental gourd tealight holders. Carve out a hole like you would a pumpkin and pop in a tealight.  Now imagine these decorating the holiday table – beautiful! Keeping within the same “simple but stylish” theme, you could dress the Thanksgiving table with a Corn Husk Wrapped Mason Jar …

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Lavender Dryer Bags

Lavender Dryer Bags

Lavender dryer bags are a natural way to freshen laundry. They are made simply from lavender scooped into small drawstring muslin bags like these. These bags are typically sold as bouquet garni bags, for adding herbs to soups, stocks, or stews. When you have filled the bag with lavender, tie it tightly in a few knots and then wrap the string around …

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