All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chard’

Wood Burned Spoon Plant Markers Project Instructions

Decorative Wood Plant Markers

There are so many plant markers out there in the world. Heck, there are so many plant markers on Garden Therapy (like these, and these, and these ones are just so cute!). Why so many? Well, they are a fun rainy-day craft that adds a bit of personality to the garden. Oh, and they help you remember what you planted! These wood plant …

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How To Grow It Eat It Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard: Grow it! Eat it!

Swiss Chard is the colorful star of this installment of the Grow it! Eat it! series, where we will talk about growing, harvesting, cooking, and eating these extremely ornamental greens. Grow It! Chard comes in many colors and is highly decorative in the garden. This cool-season lover is right at home in the flower garden, but it makes such a …

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Fennel Chard And Goat Cheese Pie Small

Fennel, Chard and Goat Cheese Pie

Please welcome back organic gardenista Carolyn Herriot to share with us a tantalizing recipe straight from her garden: Fennel, Chard and Goat Cheese Pie. This is just one of the many garden-fresh recipes you will find in her book, The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food (Harbour Publishing). The result is worth the effort when making this recipe. …

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Squash Harvest

First Harvest of September

It’s harvest season.  There are piles of produce filling my fridge, tabletop, counters, bootroom and basement.  I have bags and bowls and boxes of fresh food overtaking the house, overflowing the allotted foodstuff spaces, making it so I need to step over it all to just get through a doorway.  It’s definitely harvest season. Here is what I’ve harvested from my community garden and …

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Red Figs

Harvesting in Early August

This month my neighbours and I have more growing than we can harvest and eat so there is quite a bit of food sharing going around.  Almost daily I get a delivery of somthing, like a giant bowl of fresh figs, that I turn into some lucious creation.  I have also now organized a farm fresh egg delivery in my city neighbourhood …

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