All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘harvest’

How To Harvest Rose Hips

Rose Hips: the Hippest Fruit (with Amazing Health Benefits!)

If you grow roses in your garden you may get the added benefit of rose hips, a cool cat fruit that packs a healthy punch! Rose hips are the rose plant’s seed pod/fruit, although most home gardeners don’t get many as we prune back our roses to encourage strong blooming. Typically the rugosa roses are harvested for the tastiest hips …

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Low Carb Lasagna Made With Zucchini Noodles

Low Carb & Gluten Free Zucchini Noodle Lasagna

The beauty of this lasagna is not just that it uses up all those extra zucchini that you are harvesting from the garden. It’s not the nutty flavor the zucchini imparts, or the gorgeous colour. No, it’s that this lasagna is grain-free and low carb, and you don’t miss the noodles one bit! Zucchini noodles, aka zoodles, are my new …

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How To Make A Gorgeous Fresh Herb Wreath Step 8

Make a Gorgeous Culinary Herb Wreath

This year when you are harvesting your lush herb garden, why not reserve some for making an herb wreath. Not only are they beautiful, but they are functional too! Hang an herb wreath in your kitchen and harvest sprigs here and there to add to your cooking. The herbs will dry on the wreath form, looking beautiful and preserving the flavor, …

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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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Decorative Garlic Braids With Herbs For Decoration

How to Braid Garlic

Local author, speaker, and organic gardening expert, Carolyn Herriot, joins us today with this wonderful fall project from her book, The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food (Harbour Publishing). If you have followed along this year planting garlic then harvesting and cooking with the garlic scapes, then the next steps are harvesting and–even better–decorative braiding! Carolyn recommends harvesting and drying …

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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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