All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘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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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 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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How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Forget seed catalogs, I’m shopping for my tomatoes at the farmer’s market.

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English Lavender

Harvesting English Lavender & How To Use It

Harvesting lavender is a great way to tidy up unruly plants and will give you a whole bunch of inspiration for projects throughout the year.

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Kew Red Lavender Small

Drying Lavender = Garden Decor

I bought a Kew Red lavender plant at the farmer’s market this past spring at which time I met a Lavender Guru. He told me the secret to beautiful lavender on the West Coast is to harvest the flowers and cut back the shrub by half all before August 15th. I have eight different lavender plants scattered around the garden, …

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