Canning diced green chiles has been on my list for the last few years. Last year, I canned green chiles from the farmer’s market. This year I’m super pumped to be canning diced green chiles from my own garden!Read More
Score some points with the kids at your house (and maybe the grown ups, too!) with these easy and healthy tropical popsicles.Read More
There’s just something magical about pesto.
It’s a simple combination that packs a powerful punch. From pasta to soup to eggs to veggies to sandwiches, fresh basil pesto adds a little extra zip. Read More
Basil may possibly be the best loved garden herb. Even people who don’t have a full fledged garden love to grow a pot of basil on the patio, or a balcony, or even in the kitchen.
Did you know that strategically cutting back your basil plants yields a bushier plant with better flavor?
Let’s take a look at how to prune basil for the best flavor and greater production.Read More
Let’s can some honey sweetened blueberry jam!Read More
On a whim this spring, I decided to allow several overwintered vegetable plants to go to seed. I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a crazy year, and it seemed like a good time to learn how to save kale seed.Read More
Any way you look at it, raised garden beds are my favorite way to grow vegetables. They’re beautiful, easy on the back, and easy to weed.
Many of you have asked for instructions, and today I’m excited to share with you our DIY wooden raised garden beds. We even made a video for you about the process…Read More
Imagine an orchard that produces a variety of beautiful fruits each year, adds beauty to your homestead, and operates with little human input. If this interests you, I invite you to join me as we learn how to plant a fruit tree guild.Read More
I am so excited about this carrot top pesto! Not only is it delicious, it’s also something I’ve wanted to try for years.Read More
What’s the best way to create a new garden space? I get this question all the time! One of my very favorite ways to prepare a new garden space is by using this simple no till gardening method.Read More