Category Archive for: ‘Growing Food’

Roasted Root Vegetables With Rosemary And Honey

Roasted Root Vegetables with Rosemary & Honey

Root vegetables in the winter are not dainty. The produce that is harvested at this time of year is big and gnarled, but hopefully, it has been sweetened by frost. The roots have put on some serious bulk to last the season and when they are plucked from the soil they look like beasts. They sure don’t taste like monsters though …

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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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Fig Jam With Secrets From Preservation Society

Fresh Fig Jam Recipe with Secrets

I have three fig trees growing in my garden. That wouldn’t seem like a strange thing unless you saw how small my garden is! There is no room for three figs but Oh, how I love fresh figs! This recipe for fresh fig jam comes to us from the book Preservation Society Home Preserves: 100 Modern Recipes. Today, author Camilla Wynne …

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Salad Greens Mix

Unusual Greens to Try in Your Next Salad

It’s time to shake up your salads! There are more options for homegrown greens than heads of lettuce. Leafy greens run the gamut from bitter to spicy, providing a more interesting punch to a salad. Growing unusual greens can add unique textures and plenty of flavor to your plate. But the best part is many of these unusual salad greens are very easy to grow! …

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How To Make A Bean Tent Scarlett Runner

How to Make a Whimsical Bean Tent

A living bean tent in the garden is a magical place to teach children about gardening, growing food, and harvesting. A bean tent creates shady solace from the sun while filling little bellies with nutrition. Whether the space is used for learning, play, or retreat, learn how to make a bean tent as a wonderful addition to a play garden space. My two-year-old …

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Fresh Blueberries In A Handpainted Ceramic Berry Basket

Nature’s Candy: Growing + Eating Blueberries

Blueberries are easy to grow, taste fabulous, and are even good for you! If you have just a bit of space and some sun, blueberries are fun to grow and really are nature’s candy. Love blueberries? Then gobble them up! Blueberries are low on the glycemic index, which means that even though they contain sugar, the overall impact on our bodies’ blood …

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